Dry July New Zealand Trust is celebrating a new milestone in 2021 with $1.6 million raised, the biggest fundraising
year in the campaign’s history and wants to thank the remarkable Kiwi’s for once again rising to the Dry July challenge
to support people affected by cancer.
Since 2012, Dry July has solidified itself as a part of Kiwi culture, with more people each year marking July in their
diaries to go alcohol-free for a good cause.
The 2021 record-breaking figure now takes Dry July fundraising to over $7.7 million since its introduction to New
Zealand in 2012. Over 8,600 kiwis were inspired to take part in 2021 and support cancer organisations across New
Zealand, seeing the highest ever participant engagement since its inception.
“We have been blown away by the dedication of every New Zealander taking part in Dry July 2021,” says Dry July Campaign
Manager Ashleigh Oliver. “After surpassing the impressive $1 million milestone by the second week of this year’s
campaign, we knew this would be a special year and we’re beyond grateful to be able to offer more funding for our
The money raised by this year’s Dry July participants will help fund:Prostate Cancer Foundation of New Zealand (PCFNZ) PROST-FIT programmeBowel Cancer New Zealand telephone support from a specialist bowel cancer nurseLook Good Feel Better free community-based programmes for people with appearance related side-effects of cancerPINC & STEEL NZ cancer rehabilitation physiotherapy
Providing funds to these four New Zealand cancer organisations allow Dry July NZ Trust to improve the comfort, care and
wellbeing of patients and loved ones who are affected by cancer right now in tangible ways.
Donations for the 2021 campaign close at the end of August, after which Dry July beneficiary organisations will receive
funding to implement the planned projects. It’s not too late to donate to this year’s campaign, visit the Dry July
website for more information – www.dryjuly.co.nz
For updates, follow Dry July on Facebook
.About Dry July
Dry July challenges New Zealanders to go alcohol-free for the month of July to raise for New Zealanders affected by
Since its inception, 54,000 Kiwis have raised more than $7.7 million for Dry July to support cancer patients, their
families and carers.
For more information or to donate to the 2021 challenge, visit www.dryjuly.co.nz
NZ Results Breakdown – Top performing suburbsSuburbParticipantsFunds RaisedAuckland Central94$27,211.91Karori72$25,311.07New Plymouth41$22,332.25Browns Bay98$20,959.65Herne Bay63$20,898.07Kohimarama79$20,812.05Tauranga104$19,197.91Mount Maunganui82$17,031.94Albany64$16,179.13Mount Victoria104$16,053.62