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Handmade for Christchurch have raised $16,650

1 July 2011

Press Release from Handmade For Christchurch

Handmade For Christchurch charity auctions have proudly raised $16,650 to help people and businesses affected by the earthquakes in Christchurch. These proceeds were paid today – ½ to the Christchurch branches of The Salvation Army and ½ to Women’s Refuge to help where most needed.

The initiative to raise funds from handmade was the brainchild of a group of crafty kiwi ladies, most of whom originally met online but all having a strong common desire to make a difference.

We are grateful that Handmade for Christchurch has captured the hearts of many in New Zealand and Australia as well as around the globe. A total of 679 auctions were run over a 3 ½ month period with all auction items being generously donated by a variety of individuals, WAHM’s and larger businesses.

The generosity from people - both donating and bidding - has been astounding and heart warming. Together we have been able to support Christchurch in a very real way.



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