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Acorn's recent breakfast and morning tea functions for donors, supporters and recipients

Acorn's recent breakfast and morning tea functions for donors, supporters and recipients

We welcomed over 120 donors, recipients and Acorn supporters to breakfast and morning tea functions in Te Puke, Katikati and Tauranga throughout September.

Charities and local organisations benefit from the distribution of the 2018 Funding from the Acorn Foundation!

Charities and local organisations benefit from the distribution of the 2018 Funding from the Acorn Foundation!

Over $930,000 was distributed in August 2018 to 123 charities and organisations in the region.

The latest round of Scholarships and Awards from the Acorn Foundation recognise excellence in our community

The latest round of Scholarships and Awards from the Acorn Foundation recognise excellence in our community

Our team was busy with award events during July 2018 and awarding these prizes on behalf of our donors is one of the most rewarding parts of our jobs. These scholarships, and others we have available…

2018 Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize: Congratulations to this year's winner Pip Adam, author of The New Animals

2018 Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize: Congratulations to this year's winner Pip Adam, author of The New Animals

The Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize, valued at $52,000, is given away at the Ockham NZ Book Awards each year.  

Donor families recently added to the Acorn Foundation Oak Grove on a beautiful winter's day in May 2018

Donor families recently added to the Acorn Foundation Oak Grove on a beautiful winter's day in May 2018

On a beautiful day in May 2018, 10 more Oak trees were planted in memory of our wonderful donors.

The Acorn Foundation Turns 15: A fantastic celebration attended by donors, recipients and community supporters

The Acorn Foundation Turns 15: A fantastic celebration attended by donors, recipients and community supporters

In May 2018 the Acorn Foundation celebrated 15 years of supporting the Western BOP with a dinner for 200 at Trinity Wharf.

Vital Signs 2018 Launched!  A must read report for anyone with an interest in the strengths and concerns of our…

Vital Signs 2018 Launched! A must read report for anyone with an interest in the strengths and concerns of our…

The much awaited 2018 Vital Signs Report is now out and highlights areas of concern in our community.

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