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Friendly yellow vans plan for the future

Tuesday, 6 August 2019, 3:31 pm | Sunrise Foundation

Sunshine Service transports the elderly and disabled to medical and dental appointments, recreational and social activities. It is a lifeline to the people that use it, many of whom would be housebound without the friendly door-to-door service. More >>

Technology museum looks to the future

Wednesday, 15 May 2019, 10:13 am | Sunrise Foundation

Over its 50-year lifespan the East Coast Museum of Technology (ECMoT) has created a collection to rival that of its bigger and more well-known relative in Auckland with some unique exhibits that MOTAT doesn’t have. More >>

New fund to help dialysis patients

Thursday, 14 February 2019, 1:42 pm | Sunrise Foundation

An endowment fund has been established at The Sunrise Foundation to help with the future care of dialysis patients in Tairāwhiti-Gisborne. More >>

Local nest egg for community law centre

Thursday, 31 January 2019, 5:42 pm | Sunrise Foundation

Tairawhiti Community Law Centre (TCLC) has been providing access to justice for people who cannot afford it since 2000. Community law centres are funded by the Ministry of Justice to provide access to justice and free community legal services. For nine ... More >>

Sunrise hearing assistance grants now available

Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 4:45 pm | Sunrise Foundation

When the Gisborne Hearing Association closed in 2016 they established the Hearing Assistance Fund at Sunrise to ensure those with hearing impairments in Tairawhiti-Gisborne will be supported forever. More >>

Turanga Health giving together for the community

Thursday, 1 November 2018, 11:17 am | Sunrise Foundation

The team at Turanga Health have donated over $13,000 to The Sunrise Foundation (Sunrise) since they started Sunrise Workplace Giving in July 2015. Turanga Health introduced the workplace giving scheme to allow staff the opportunity, if they would like to, ... More >>

Donors drive establishment of fund for local SPCA

Monday, 29 October 2018, 1:31 pm | Sunrise Foundation

Donor demand has seen the establishment of an endowment fund at The Sunrise Foundation for SPCA in Gisborne. Sunrise has a number of special interest endowment funds that have been set up at the request of donors or by the organisations themselves. Glenda ... More >>

Generous bequest grows Sunrise Foundation endowments

Tuesday, 23 October 2018, 5:34 pm | Sunrise Foundation

A donation of $1.38 million from the estate of Bob and Aileen Harris has been gifted to The Sunrise Foundation, in what is the fledgling organisations largest bequest since it was established four years ago. Bob and Aileen’s son Mike Harris says ... More >>

Sunrise Foundation awards grants to 35 local causes

Monday, 15 October 2018, 12:46 pm | Sunrise Foundation

The Sunrise Foundation board has approved $79,310 of grants to arts, education, environment, health, social services and sports causes throughout the Tairawhiti-Gisborne District. More >>

Workplace giving a breeze for Coates

Wednesday, 15 August 2018, 12:19 pm | Sunrise Foundation

The team at Coates Associates have donated nearly $5000 since joining The Sunrise Foundation Workplace Giving in February 2017. More >>

John Larsen lends his weight to sustainable giving

Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 3:54 pm | Sunrise Foundation

Local business man John Larsen is well known for his sense of humour and generous nature, but what may not be so well known is that the much-loved local identity was born in Dannevirke, only coming to Gisborne as a young man in 1972. More >>

Gisborne LandSAR works to fill vital funding gap

Thursday, 2 August 2018, 2:31 pm | Sunrise Foundation

The trustees established the Gisborne Land Search and Rescue Endowment Fund at Sunrise as a means to fundraise for the future of the public service. More >>

Sunrise Foundation passes $2m mark

Wednesday, 25 July 2018, 4:32 pm | Sunrise Foundation

It was announced at The Sunrise Foundation AGM that strong support from the community saw the fledgling organisation receive $627,721 in donations to grow endowments by 32 percent to $2.1 million in the year ended 31 March 2018. As a community endowment ... More >>

New fund to help secure longevity of Ngatapa Sports Club

Friday, 15 June 2018, 10:27 am | Sunrise Foundation

The committee at Ngatapa Rugby and Associated Sports Club have established an endowment fund at The Sunrise Foundation to secure longevity for the club. More >>

Wainui Surf Club fundraising for the future

Thursday, 24 May 2018, 1:49 pm | Sunrise Foundation

The committee at the Wainui Surf Life Saving Club (Wainui) established their endowment fund at Sunrise to help the small club become less reliant on sponsors in the future. More >>

Waikanae hopes new fund will fill fundraising gaps

Thursday, 26 April 2018, 4:29 pm | Sunrise Foundation

The club committee has established the Waikanae Surf Lifesaving Club Endowment Fund at The Sunrise Foundation to build a sustainable income stream to support the club over the long term. More >>

Cancer support care services to increase

Thursday, 22 February 2018, 11:00 am | Sunrise Foundation

Cancer Society Gisborne East Coast (CSGEC) will use the grant they received from The Sunrise Foundation to increase supportive care services in the Tairawhiti region. More >>

New fund to help sustainable farming school at Waipaoa

Monday, 12 February 2018, 7:02 pm | Sunrise Foundation

The trustees have established the Waipaoa Station Farm Cadet Training Trust (WSFCTT) Endowment Fund at the Sunrise Foundation to help build long term financial stability into the organisation. More >>

New sustainability fund for Boys’ High

Monday, 5 February 2018, 5:22 pm | Sunrise Foundation

The Board of Trustees have established the Gisborne Boys’ High School Endowment Fund at the Sunrise Foundation to help provide future sustainability for the school. More >>

New arts fund to give creative community a helping hand

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 4:26 pm | Sunrise Foundation

Dame Bronwen Holdsworth, a long-time supporter of the arts, has helped establish an Arts Fund at The Sunrise Foundation. Dame Bronwen, a musician herself, believes vibrancy and diversity of the arts is a vital component in enhancing the cultural, ... More >>



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