Tuakau Rotary charity dinner & auction raises $10000

Local people, local companies, local sponsors again supported the 3rd annual Charity dinner & Auction on June 16 at Tuakau Cosmopolitan club, with the crowd of 95 enjoying the 5 course meal , wines and bidding for the 65 Auction items, and winning the raffle prizes. The charity for the night was “Tuakau Budgeting & Family support services” and supporters heard how the local organization was helping families in our community with debt control,food budgeting, and financial management and family focus. Helping to put food on the table, breakfasts for young children as well as the elderly in our community needing firewood to hot meals, from CEO Darryl Evans and guest Pam Corkery. The Auction was fun and furious with everybody bidding for something and helped along by Ted Ingram auctioneer and his team from Ray White Tuakau who helped bid and buy some great options from holidays , food baskets,to smart phones and art and jigsaw puzzles and much more.
Lots of people went home happy with t heir treasures and bargains and hard fought over gifts. “this is a fabulous way for the community to come together with Tuakau Rotary to help our community.” Commented Rotary President Carmel Stewart. “ this adds to the impressive total of charity funds raised by Tuakau Rotary over the last twelve months to over…$43500 and put into local community needs, a very impressive year we have had in our club.”

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