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Stronger Greener Christchurch

We are pretty excited to add Meridian Energy to our family of Partners. Meridian, like all our business partners, has deep roots in Christchurch. Together we are making a commitment to a Stronger, Greener Christchurch. Watch this space to learn what that means, we have some big plans!

Here Amy is signing the agreement with Neal Barclay.

Events and Operations Manager Appointed

Introducing Kim Elder who joined the team in early June.

Kim will support the Foundation as the Operations and Events Manager. She's joining the team with a depth of experience in coordination and project management roles. Kim’s attention to detail and friendly outgoing attitude will be an asset to the Foundation.

Kim and her husband Carl chose to move to Christchurch in 2015 when they emigrated from the USA. They now use Christchurch as a springboard to travel widely exploring the South Island in their two-berth self-contained camper-van.

You Are US/ Aroha Nui Concerts Raise over $1M

Live Nation and Eccles Entertainment recently handed over a giant cheque.
A huge thank you to these companies and the amazing talent that helped raise $1.3M for the Our People, Our City Fund.

Julia joins the team

We're excited to announce Julia Rose as our new Endowment and Partners Manager.

Kiwi Musicians Record Song for Our People, Our City Fund.

Big shout out to Jackie Bristow and her friends Mark Williams and Jason Kerrison who have recorded 'Pray for the Love' a special song with the Gore St Mary's school choir, and gifted the proceeds to the Our People, Our City Fund.

Click on the image to see the video.

Collaboration is key in the wake of the Christchurch terror attacks

The Christchurch Foundation is working in collaboration with representatives of the Christchurch and New Zealand Islamic communities, representatives of the families directly affected by the terror attacks, Victim Support and other charitable organisations, to develop an agreed approach for managing donations received.

Countdown, SuperValue and FreshChoice customers can now donate at checkout.

Countdown, SuperValue and FreshChoice customers can now donate to The Christchurch Foundation’s Our People, Our City Fund at checkouts nationwide

Our People, Our City Fund receives more than $3.8 million in cash and pledges

The Our People, Our City Fund has received more than $3.8 million in cash and pledges.

Banking industry contributes $1 million to Christchurch families’ fund

The banking industry has today contributed $1 million to the Christchurch Foundation’s Our People, Our City Fund to meet the long and short term needs of the families most affected by Friday’s terror attacks.

New fund established to support families

The Christchurch Foundation, at the request of the Hon. Lianne Dalziel, Mayor of Christchurch, has established a new fund to help raise money to support the families and Muslim communities impacted by the tragic events of March 15, now and into the future.

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