For the past three months, the Pop-Up Penguins proudly supported by Harcourts have been on display across Canterbury.
Harcourts Grenadier, one of Harcourts most successful real estate businesses, has made a donation of $44,653 through the Harcourts Foundation to the Cancer Society’s Canterbury-West Coast Division.
Three local schools and a kindergarten are the lucky recipients of a donation made towards improving facilities and learning materials from Harcourts Gold Star (Thames, Paeroa, Waihi and Waihi Beach), all made possible through the Harcourts Foundation
As we approach the festive season we think about where we would like to be and who we would like to spend time with. For people using hospice services this is no different. For many, the opportunity to be at home surrounded by loved ones is a very important part of their end-of-life care.
“Our work touches the lives of families who live across Hawke’s Bay, with the youngest person we’re caring for only one year old and the oldest 101 years old,” said Cranford Hospice CEO, Janice Byford-Jones.
“I was over the moon when I found out,” said Pauline Stratful, supervisor at Redhills Community Kindergarten in Massey, Auckland. “This isn’t just helping us grow some veges. It’s helping us grow our children’s confidence and abilities.”
Redhills is a small, non-profit kindergarten that has been operating for over 45 years. Earlier this year, Harcourts’ Henderson office, Blue Fern Realty, donated $9,000 to the kindergarten through Harcourts’ charitable arm, The Harcourts Foundation.
Two special beds enabling people with life-limiting illnesses to be cared for at home has been donated to Hospice Mid-Northland as part of an innovative programme funded by the Harcourts Foundation.
Two syringe drivers have been donated to Te Omanga Hospice to help bring comfort and relief to people living with a terminal or life limiting illness. The donation was made as part of an innovative programme funded by the Harcourts Foundation.
A highly specialised hygiene lift chair is helping terminally ill patients have luxurious relaxing baths at Mary Potter Hospice, thanks to an innovative programme funded by the Harcourts Foundation.
Otago Community Hospice can purchase a new bladder scanner for its Inpatient Unit this year thanks to a $10,000 donation from an innovative programme funded by the Harcourts Foundation and a further $5495 directly from Otago’s Highland Real Estate Group.