The proof's in the pudding

With like-minded charities, we’re better together

News | May 23rd, 2022

We’re pleased to begin closer collaboration with some like-minded charities that are also on a mission to change young lives with Mentoring. First Foundation, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Big Buddy and Upside Youth Mentoring are coming together to create a Mentoring Whare.

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You're Simplicity The Best

You're Simplicity The Best

News | May 4th, 2022

A massive thank you to Simplicity and their members, who are making bringing Upside Mentoring to a town near you a possibility!

Tax credits for your donations

Tax credits for your donations

March 28th, 2022

For every dollar that you donate to registered charities, you are able to claim back 33.3 cents (per dollar) as a tax credit.

Be our new CEO!

Be our new CEO!

News | March 28th, 2022

After six years at the helm, our wonderful CEO Dave Robertson has made the tough decision to leave Upside.

Upside Adventures: Stories Untold Winners!

Upside Adventures: Stories Untold Winners!

Stories | February 1st, 2022

In an attempt to help mentors connect with their young people during lockdown late last year, we tasked our Upside matches to tell us a story.

It's Not Goodbye, Just See You Later!

It's Not Goodbye, Just See You Later!

Stories | November 30th, 2021

Four years since they first met, Te Manu and Hayden have had quite the journey with Upside.

Shop online to earn free donations with RewardHub

Shop online to earn free donations with RewardHub

News | October 29th, 2021

Who doesn't love a bit of online shopping?

Onwards and Up(side)wards for Mentoring

Onwards and Up(side)wards for Mentoring

News | October 29th, 2021

At the heart of Upside is relationships and we think they are best formed face-to-face.

CHUR! Supporting Upside whānau during lockdown

CHUR! Supporting Upside whānau during lockdown

News | September 3rd, 2021

Upside saw an area of need for young people, as Aotearoa quickly found ourselves back in Level 4 Lockdown.

Ideas For Mentoring During Lockdown

Ideas For Mentoring During Lockdown

Stories | August 31st, 2021

Living in Lockdown affects us all differently.