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You may have seen a QR code on our posters and flyers. We’ve made this so people can donate to the Heart Foundation online, without using cash.

Frequently asked questions

iPhones & Androids:

  1. Open the camera on your phone as if you were to take a picture
  2. Hold your camera over the QR code
  3.  A notification will appear at the top of your screen. Tap the notification and it will take you to our donation webpage
  4. Follow steps on screen to donate.

The QR code is only compatible with cameras on new iPhones and Androids.

On older phones you can use QR code reader apps. This can be downloaded from the Play Store on Androids and the iTunes App Store on iPhones.

Alternatively, donations can be made by phoning 0800 830 100 or online.

Your generous donation will go towards funding life-saving heart research and specialist training for cardiologists, ensuring they learn the latest techniques and skills to they can continue to provide expert care to New Zealander's with heart disease.

When you donate, we'll ask you for an email address. We will use this email address to send you a receipt within 5 working days of your donation.

If you have a question we haven't answered, please get in touch with our Big Heart Appeal team, we are always happy to help. Call on 0800 244 432 or email