Always going the extra mile



Giving back to the community is something that Osborne’s Realty pride themselves on. They are incredibly proud to be able to give back to the community in the form of sponsorship and donations. Over the past couple of years, Osborne Realty has supported many Waiuku clubs and nonprofit organisations, including the bowling club, Rotary and the football club. They have also been involved in many fundraising initiatives.
Brian Barrett, the owner of Osborne’s, says that it is important to look after and support the smaller clubs, charities and non-profit organisations because of the fundamental roles they play in our communities. “These groups go on to help so many others, and if we don’t support them, they won’t survive. We have such a fantastic community and we need to nurture it.”
Osborne Realty gives back a percentage of its profits every year in sponsorship and donations, with this year sitting at just over $15,500 invested back into the community. The Franklin Parents Centre were fortunate to be one of the recipients of the Osborne Realty Community Funding scheme. The money was put to very good use through their annual clothing drive.
Osborne Realty’s support did not stop at monetary sponsorship. They acted as a local drop off point for the donated items, which made it easier for local people to donate and gave the Parents Centre a huge boost in the number of items donated. Another group that benefited from their generosity was The Hamilton Estate community garden, which has been a staple part of the Waiuku area for the last seven years, providing food for the neighbourhood. The Garden is currently bursting at the seams with fresh produce after being given a helping hand by Osborne Realty.

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