We received nine applications in the recent community funding round for activities and projects in the areas of social, cultural and environmental well-being. The amount available for distribution was $15,000. Trustees evaluated applications received and awarded funding to the following six community groups.
- Papawai Mangarara Stream Catchment Group $2,000
Purchase of plants and water quality testing
- St Lukes Anglican Church – $1,500
Music and Movement classes for preschool children and caregivers
- Wellington Free Ambulance – $5,000
New Wairarapa Station build
- Greytown Food Bank – $2,500
Food provisions for Greytown residents in need
- Carter Court Incorporated – $3,000
Specialised bed and mattress in refurbished Deller Wing
- Greytown Heritage Trust- $1,000
Annual Heritage Address
Trustees were pleased to be able to support Wellington Free Ambulance with a contribution of $5,000 towards the new Wairarapa Station build. “It provides a vital service for our community and we were pleased to be in a position to support WFA.” Phil Holden, Trust Chair.
Cheryl Watson, Wellington Free Ambulance
Community Liaison Officer