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Dementia Auckland launches online Auction

Dementia Auckland are thrilled to announce their first ever TradeMe online charity auction – an exciting new fundraising initiative with amazing products and experiences for avid rugby fans, collectors, families and foodies alike.

Up for grabs is a signed Jonah Lomu rugby jersey (a truly one of a kind collectors’ item), precious collectible homewares, family passes for Auckland’s favourite attractions, dining vouchers and coffee machines.

Dementia Auckland Chief Executive Rod Perkins says, “We’re encouraging people to put their dollar where it can do some good, and bid on one of our amazing items.

“The money raised will provide vital support services to help people with dementia live well and extend their independence. These services can only remain free with the support of generous donors and supporters like the people who will bid on these items.”

Highlights of the auction include:

Jonah Lomu Signed Counties Manukau Jersey

Signed Limited Edition Rugby League Jersey, worn in the 2017 World Cup

Louis Vuitton 4Motion Sky Sunglasses

Silverstone Jewellery Silver Pendant

$500 Red Balloon voucher

1950s Noritake China Coffee Pot “Rossina”

Pave Brands Basket

Family superpass for Rainbow’s End

Signed All Blacks 2017 Investec Rugby Jersey

Other listings can be seen at trade.me/dementiaauckland – visit today to put your bids in.

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About Dementia Auckland

Dementia Auckland is a not for profit organisation dedicated to providing dementia support services and to inspiring those living with dementia to make the most of life. Dementia Auckland provides a wide range of services and support across the greater Auckland region. Dementia Key Workers offer intensive support and practical strategies for the carer of a person with dementia, including home visiting, telephone consultations and support groups. The Living Well with Dementia Socialisation team offers meaningful and interest based activities throughout the area, providing the person with dementia opportunities for friendship and activity, while providing respite for the carer. The Education team provides in-depth information and strategies to carers, the general community and to other service providers. For more information visit www.dementiaauckland.org.nz


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