Bal­lon Day

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Asthma is the most com­mon cause of hos­pi­tal­i­sa­tion for chil­dren, and im­pacts hugely on the child­hood years. Be­cause of asthma, one in four chil­dren strug­gle to blow up a bal­loon. Bal­loon day, Fri­day, May 4, co­in­cides with Asthma Aware­ness week (30th April to 6th May) and will help raise money and aware­ness for the NZ Asthma Foun­da­tion so they can con­tinue to pro­vide sup­port to suf­fer­ers. To do­nate $3 text PUFF to 4561 or ring 0900 4 ASTHMA to make a $20 do­na­tion. Con­tact your near­est Asthma So­ci­ety or trust for lo­cal events.

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