Together we can. He waka eke noa
Like physical health, mental health is something we all have and need to look after. There is no health without mental health. Taking care of our mental wellbeing boosts our physical health, creates resilience, helps us to feel happy, confident and secure. We believe everyone can enjoy good mental health and wellbeing – whether or not you have an experience of, or a diagnosis of, mental illness.
Will you join us to help build a brighter future for Aotearoa New Zealand?
Join our community of supporters
We're proud of the meaningful and authentic partnerships we've built with organisations from varied sectors. We love sharing stories of the innovative ways they're inspiring their staff and customers to work towards our shared goal of supporting mental health.
Cotton On has been the official retail partner for Pink Shirt Day since 2019. In that time they have raised over $2.3 million to support the Mental Health Foundation's bullying elimination efforts.
In 2023 the Cotton On Foundation ensured 100% of proceeds from the sale of the Pink Shirt Day tees and tote bags, as well as the sale of all Cotton On Foundation products for the month of May 2023 supported Pink Shirt Day.
The Cotton On Foundation has three key pillars - holistic education, mental health and the environment and uses its influence to have positive impact around the world.
One of the ways Downer NZ has supported the Mental Health Foundation is by providing an extra boost to our Auckland Marathon runners by matching donations and joining in on race day.
The Downer team are also big supporters of our annual campaigns, Pink Shirt Day and Mental Health Awareness Week with activations for their staff that promote positive wellbeing, ensuring every Downer team member has the tools they need to look after their mental heatlh.
Through our partnerships with MHFNZ we have developed a greater understanding of the Five Ways of Wellbeing and Te Whare Tapa Whā, with our employee wellbeing strategy, Whai Ora, now founded on these key principles.
We partner with MHFNZ to raise awareness of mental wellness in our business and community. We are lucky to have their support and mentorship to ensure our internal programmes support our team's wellbeing, which is a priority for us.
Want to know more?
Countless research shows that promoting wellbeing in the workplace boosts morale, company culture and productivity, and aids staff retention.
We'd love to talk with you about how a partnership with the Mental Health Foundation will benefit your team and your customers, as well as uplift the wellbeing of everyone in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Pop in your details and we'll send you our Corporate Sponorship Pack.