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Morning tea in the regions

Morning tea in the regions

The Acorn team thoroughly enjoyed meeting with supporters and recipient organisations in Katikati and Te Puke this week.

Remembering Acorn donors - 10 new oak trees planted

Remembering Acorn donors - 10 new oak trees planted

Friends and family joined together on a lovely day in September to honour recently deceased Acorn donors.

Acorn Foundation community distributions top $1.75M this year

Acorn Foundation community distributions top $1.75M this year

Acorn donors have contributed more than $1.75M to the community in the past 12 months, up more than 50% on last year.

Join us for a community celebration morning tea!

Join us for a community celebration morning tea!

Acorn has just distributed over $$1M for the first time - come along to one of our September morning teas to find out more about how this funding is allocated

September is Wills Month!

September is Wills Month!

Make a simple change to your existing will to include a gift to Acorn at no charge

Acorn Foundation partners with Owens Charitable Trust

Acorn Foundation partners with Owens Charitable Trust

The Acorn Foundation is thrilled to partner with the Owens Charitable Trust to take over the important local programme that has provided tertiary scholarships in the region for over 25 years.

Acorn's financial self-sufficiency means more money for local charities

Acorn's financial self-sufficiency means more money for local charities

Becoming financially self-sufficient means that our foundation will no longer require corporate, trust or direct donor gifts to help cover its operational costs, freeing that money up to assist other…

2020 Dale Carnegie Scholarship Winners Celebrated

2020 Dale Carnegie Scholarship Winners Celebrated

A total of 23 local students received their graduation certificates for completing the 2020 Acorn Foundation Dale Carnegie Youth Programme, which means a whopping total of 250 WBOP Year 13 students…

Join us for morning tea and learn more about your community

Join us for morning tea and learn more about your community

Our annual Supporters & Friends function has been reinstated and is coming up on Saturday 25 July. This is an amazing opportunity to learn more about Acorn and hear from several BOP based charities,…

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