Firm supports 15 charities across the country
Fifteen charitable institutions across New Zealand benefited from Duncan Cotterill’s cash donation over the Christmas period.
“[Duncan Cotterill] is proud to make a difference to the communities in which we operate, particularly in what has been a challenging year,” the firm said in an announcement.
Following consultation with employees and staff across its Auckland, Wellington, Nelson, Christchurch and Queenstown offices, the firm agreed to donate $40,000 to the following charitable institutions:
- Aranui Community Trust Incorporated Society − a Christchurch-organisation which provides various services to the Aranui community
- Big Brothers Big Sisters of Christchurch − a Christchurch-organisation which offers one-to-one mentoring to Kiwi children facing societal challenges
- Child Cancer Foundation – an Auckland-based organisation which provides support for young cancer patients
- I Am Hope – an Auckland-based organisation which offers counselling services to young adults suffering from mental illnesses
- Jemima’s Wish – a Wellington-based organisation which raises funds for paediatric brain cancer research and clinical trials
- KidsCan – an Auckland-based organisation dedicated to helping Kiwi children affected by poverty
- Happiness House Queenstown – a Queenstown-based organisation which assists the Wakatipu area through various services
- Māia Health Foundation – a Christchurch-organisation which raises funds for projects related to Canterbury’s health system
- Nurse Maude – a Christchurch-organisation which provides nursing and homecare services to vulnerable communities
- Queenstown Trails Trust – a Queenstown-based organisation dedicated to developing a network of public trails around the Wakatipu basin
- Ranui Bone Marrow Cancer Trust – a Christchurch-based organisation which provides home for patients undergoing medical treatment for cancer, accidents, and life-threatening illnesses
- The Care Foundation – a Nelson-based organisation which provides health services within Nelson and Marlborough communities
- The Champion Centre − a Christchurch-based organisation which provides multi-disciplinary intervention services to young children with disabilities
- Wakatipu Community Foundation – a Queenstown-based organisation which builds endowment funds for its beneficiaries
- Women's Refuge − a Wellington-based organisation which supports and helps women and children experiencing family violence
According to the firm, the donated amount will allow their chosen institutions to continue their charitable work in their respective communities.