Since its inception in 2007, Not For Me has

  • Provided over 500 auction items
  • To over 60 charities and other worthy organisations
  • Which have raised over $700,000

100% of funds raised by auction items supplied by Not For Me go to the charity recipient.  We take no salary or expenses for running this organisation and the entire amount bid at the auction goes directly to the charity. 

Since 2007, Not For Me has had the pleasure of developing relationships with a number of outstanding charities including;

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NZ Gynaecological Cancer Foundation
Cure Kids
Camp Quality
Ashthma Society
National Burn Centre
Upside Downs
Allergy NZ, Diabetes, Prostate, Macular Degeneration
Hearing House
Christchurch Earthquake
North Harbour Marist Rugby Club
NZ Olympic Committee
Look Good Feel Better
Victim Support
Rugby Foundation

Sustainable Coastlines
Manukau Community Foundation
The First Tee NZ
Westlake Boys High School
Mayoress Fund
Outward Bound
Not For Me
Multiple Sclerosis Akld
Westpac Helicopter
Northcote Primary
League 4 Life Foundation
Breast Cancer
Middlemore ICU
Te Rangimari Trust
Campbells Bay Primary
So They Can
Mitch Evans

Diabetes Auckland
NZ Foundation & Rising Foundation
Stellar Trust P
Mangawhai Golf Club
St Peters
Habitat for Humanity
Autism NZ
Kidney Kids
Driving Miss Indie Fundraiser
RNZFB Guide Dogs
Prostate Cancer
Special Olympics

Steps For Life
Kidz First
Hadyn Paderson
Ronald McDonald House
The Frank Bunce Charitable Foundation
Takapuna Rugby Club
Enth Degree
NZ Spinal Trust
Melenoma Foundation
Hamilton Boys High
Crofton Downs School
North Harbour Volleyball
Muscular Dystrophy Northland
Takapuna Primary School
Wellington College
Choir Group
Clown Doctors
Radio Lollipop


To Whom It May Concern,

Over the years I have raised a lot of money for charity, both personally and also through the Mad Butcher and Suburban Newspapers Community Trust. One thing my efforts have taught me is that it is difficult work.

I have begged, borrowed and cajoled people into helping some tremendous causes but it never stops being hard work to encourage people to participate and give generously. But every now and then you meet someone quite remarkable.

And Anthony Ford and his wife Vanessa, who between them have established the Not For Me Charitable Trust, fall into that category. Anthony called one day out of the blue and offered – free – several fabulous items that we were able to sell at our own charity auctions. I well recall a signed Lance Armstrong Tour de France jersey and a signed Muhammad Ali boxing glove – since they brought in more than $11,000 for the Trust. It was as if we had been sent a little angel to watch over us.

Yours faithfully
Sir Peter Charles Leitch KNZM, QSM  

The items provided by Not for Me have been extremely valuable to us, not only in the money they have raised for us at auction, but also in help us to raise awareness of Camp Quality in the wider community.

Geoff Barnett, Regional Manager, Camp Quality

We are extremely grateful for the Not For Me auction item donations.  These items not only produce significant revenue for our charity – they are unique items sought after by our high net worth supporters that we not be able to source ourselves.  We host a number of gala dinners and golf auctions throughout the year and the Not For Me items are an amazing addition to these auctions. 

 Casey Potatau, Partnership Manager, Cure Kids