It has been a busy month and as we near the end of the year we are thankful to everyone that has made a difference to the lives of our residents.
The boarding house currently has one or two rooms vacant, so if you know of any women on low income who are homeless or living in unsafe or unsatisfactory conditions, please refer them to us on 04 977 0453. All referrals are in the strictest confidence.
We would like to thank all those who have donated goods and services to the boarding house over the past few months including GOOD BITCHES BAKING
, ELLEN BLAKE, JEN BLAKE, DR MICHELLE THUNDERS, KAIBOSH
, ARTHUR @ MECHANICAL TEMPEST
, ANNA, LYNN C.
We'd also like to thank New World Wellington City
and Roxy Cinema
for bringing some seasonal cheer to our home with their generous donations, and a big shout-out to WELTEC School of Hospitality
who have pledged to cater our Christmas Party this year!
Working bee this weekend
We have a working bee coming up in early December to further spruce up our lovely gardens (especially the front door, gates and fences). If anyone has some lovely pots or good quality garden furniture that they no longer want or use or any lovely plants, please let us know - we would love to have them. Our working bee volunteers will also decorate one or two of our bedrooms which are badly in need of some TLC, so if you have any nice single bedding, toiletries (like the mini ones we all collect at hotels), mirrors, rugs, ornaments and no longer need them, again we would love to take them off your hands.
Countdown to the end of the year
Also on our minds is the countdown to Christmas and how best to make it a cheery and festive occasion for our women who are away from friends and loved ones at this special time. Each year, we hold a Christmas party for the residents and give out goody bags filled with donated goods. If you would like to help by providing a small unwrapped gift, please contact Margaret on firstname.lastname@example.org
. Thank you and Merry Christmas.
Last week a former resident got in touch to let us know about how the service we provide made a difference to her at a time in her life when she needed it. We can't have done it without
from every one of you. Thank you, and thanks Kate for sharing your story!
- Your contribution can make a lifetime of difference.