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:
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