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City Mission Lunch Benefits From Contractors’ Generosity


Media Release – 21 December 2013

City Mission Lunch Benefits From Contractors’ Generosity

The winner of the signed replica 2011 Rugby World Cup All Black jersey will be handing $2830 over to the Christchurch City Mission today, which will make the annual Christmas Lunch extra special.

Pace Project Management was the eventual winner of the auction, after a short bidding frenzy.

In the Christmas spirit, TradeMe waived its usual fees to ensure all of the funds go directly to the Mission and the Press donated $300.

The efforts of several other city contractors, Wards Demolition, Protranz Earthmoving, Nikau and Ceres Environmental, were also appreciated by the City Mission, with their Dress Up Your Digger contest attracting many donations of fresh food for the Christmas lunch.

Smith Crane and Construction donated several hams and sacks of potatoes for the annual lunch event.

The City Mission on Hereford Street will be open to receive donations of food over the weekend, between the hours of 10am and 4pm.

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