8th August 2012
Paper Plus calls all schools to fundraise for Red Nose Day
Paper Plus is calling for school children across the country to head into their local Paper Plus or Take Note store to
take part in the nationwide fundraising efforts for the Red Nose Day for Cure Kids.
All children are invited to visit their local Paper Plus where, for gold coin donations, they can get Red Nose Day
goodies including those famous red noses as well as car noses, wristbands and exclusive 3D bookmarks. One hundred
percent of money raised from donations will go directly to Cure Kids.
Approximately one child in every 30 in New Zealand - roughly one in every classroom - lives with a life-threatening
illness or genetic malformation, and Cure Kids is dedicated to funding child health medical research.
School pupils should ensure their school is registered at email@example.com
as Paper Plus is offering an unforgettable trip to Europe. All schools registered with Red Nose Day to Cure Kids go
into the draw and the winner will be announced live on TV3’s Red Nose Day: Comedy for Cure Kids on 24th August.
Paper Plus’ Group Marketing Manager, Lyle Hastings says he is thrilled that Paper Plus is once again be an integral part
of the Red Nose Day, but says that they need the support of every student, nationwide, to make a true difference to the
lives of the children affected by illnesses.
“We whole-heartedly encourage kids across the country to get behind this cause and register their school at their local
Paper Plus or Take Note store. The challenge has been set, so get creative and start fundraising! You can do anything
from putting on a mufti day, to a school sausage sizzle, it’s completely up to the children,” says Lyle.
All Paper Plus and Take Note stores are getting behind the campaign, with staff ready to help local schools in
communities throughout New Zealand.
For more information, or to register your school for Red Nose Day to Cure Kids, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
or go to www.curekids.org.nz
, and make sure you tune in to TV3 at 7.30pm for the Red Nose Day: Comedy for Cure Kids comedy marathon on 24th August!
About Cure Kids
Cure Kids has invested more than $29m into research of wide range of children’s life-threatening illnesses, and has had
world-first breakthroughs and continues to fund research into stillbirth, childhood leukaemia, heart disease, genetic
conditions and asthma among others.
Red Nose Day was created in the UK in 1988 and the first Red Nose Day was held in New Zealand the following year. Red
Nose Day is a national fundraising campaign that celebrates our communities, embraces the light-hearted Kiwi culture,
and supports children across New Zealand.
About Paper Plus
The Paper Plus Group began 29 years ago and is one of New Zealand’s largest stationery and book sellers. The Group
incorporates three separate retail brands: Paper Plus, which has 108 stores; Take Note with 45 stores; and Office Spot
with two stores, all offering a great range of stationery, books, magazines, cards and gifts to New Zealand consumers.
There is a Paper Plus store in most towns from Kaitaia to Invercargill. It is the only New Zealand book and stationery
retailer with Fly Buys.
Paper Plus Group has been a Key Partner of Cure Kids since 2007 and is a proud supporter of Red Nose Day to Cure Kids.