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New members for Acorn's Distributions Committee

New members for Acorn's Distributions Committee

We are delighted to welcome new Distribution Committee Members Annabel Bayes, Julie Carlson and Jo Franks for 2020.

News: Christmas giving that really counts

News: Christmas giving that really counts

Give the gift of a Christmas donation to one of Acorn’s Community Group Funds to put you in the holiday spirit.

Changing of the Guard

Changing of the Guard

As we welcome new Chair Lesley Jensen, we farewell our retiring Chair Glenn Keaney after eight years of service.

Scholarship: Cashmore Family Scholarship

Scholarship: Cashmore Family Scholarship

Congratulations to Taina Maddigan-Ould, winner of the 2019 Cashmore Family Scholarship

News: Acorn wins at 2019 Business Awards

News: Acorn wins at 2019 Business Awards

On behalf of our amazing donors, supporters, volunteer trustees and committee members, it was an absolute honour to win the 2019 Social Enterprise Award at last week's Westpac Business Awards.

Scholarship: BOP Medical Students Scholarship

Scholarship: BOP Medical Students Scholarship

Congratulations to ex Mount Maunganui College student, Kelly Stewart, the 2019 winner of the BOP Medical Students Scholarship.

Events: Tga Arts Festival Function

Events: Tga Arts Festival Function

A night of entertainment for current and past trustees, committee members and supporters - great fun!

News: Salvation Army's value to the community recognised with Acorn Foundation donation

News: Salvation Army's value to the community recognised with Acorn Foundation donation

The Salvation Army has recently received a $41,593 donation from the Acorn Foundation as part of their annual distributions, which is funding that will allow the organisation to focus more on their…

Events: Community Celebrations

Events: Community Celebrations

Acorn was joined by local supporters recently for three distribution celebration morning teas in Katikati, Te Puke and Tauranga.

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