The RNZCT is pleased to announce that the Rainbow Charity Dinner and Auction with the Topp Twins was a huge success raising a record $60,000, an almost 50% increase on last year!!!
This achievement was made possible thanks to the generosity of the record number of Sponsors we had this year –Sharing Gold – ANZ and Southern Cross Health Society; Silver – Countdown; and four Bronze – Aurecon, Microsoft, KPMG, and Spark; and to the success of the Auction again this year once again run by our amazing auctioneer the unstoppable Michelle Maitland and the stunning and talented Alison Mau our wonderful MC for the night; the many individual and corporate donors without whose generosity the auction would not have been possible; and to the 240 plus guests who dug deep bidding for items helping raise the needed funds to support the Trust. The evening came to life with an amazing performance by the irrepressible Topp Twins who engaged the entire room in standing, singing and dancing what must be a first for our events. The entertainment line up was rounded out by a dazzling performance by the Caluzzi Girls Kola and Kita and a moving and beautiful performance by the Ahakoa Te Aha Māori troupe.
As a direct result of the outcome of the auction, the Trust is pleased to announce that the 2020 Tertiary Scholarships and the Community Participation and Community Support Grants are now open with Applications available on our website https://rainbownzcharitabletrust.org.nz/what-we-fund/
A highlights video from the evening is available on our Facebook page along with many photos also on our Facebook page.