Fundraising Stories

Fundraising Stories

Going the extra mile

Going the extra mile

Wellingtonian Breanna Ward swam the Strait in 7hours 26mins on Saturday 1st December, 2018 to raise funds for the Outward Bound Champion programme. We caught up with Breanna to chat about the swim and what she's planning next. Read more

Charity walk from Bluff to top of South Island

Charity walk from Bluff to top of South Island

While most university students tend to relax after finishing their exams, one OB Alumni has strapped on her tramping pack and is currently on a 75-day walk of the South Island. Check out her inspiring story here. Read more

Danielle's Fundraising Initiative

Danielle's Fundraising Initiative

After receiving a scholarship to attend Outward Bound, Danielle asked her community to help cover the remaining portion of her course fee and travel costs. Through Danielle's initiative and the generosity of her community, she was able to get to Outward Bound. Read more

Lizzie's journey to Outward Bound

Lizzie's journey to Outward Bound

Hi I’m Lizzie, and I received a scholarship to do an Outward Bound Horizons course – a course specially designed for people with disabilities. Something that wouldn't be possible without the generosity of people that donate to Outward Bound. Read more

New Watch House Opening

New Watch House Opening

Say hello to Blake and Huria! An additional 335 students will be able to experience Outward Bound each year with the official opening of a new double watch-house designed by architectural designer and OB alumni Marg Robinson. Read more

Writing a fundraising letter

Writing a fundraising letter

If you're writing letters to local clubs to support your fundraising, look no further for some inspiration. Written by one of our amazing alumni, it's full of great ideas for crafting your own fundraising letters. Read more

Diary of a fundraiser

Diary of a fundraiser

Adults of all ages choose fundraising as an option to cover their course fees. Read 28 year old Emma's notes on how she covered her Outward Bound course fee. Read more