Supporters, partners and funders

 
The Vicariate of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Wellington works in partnership with:
  • The parishes, schools, chaplaincies and Vicariates of the Archdiocese of Wellington
  • The Compassion Soup Kitchen/Te Puaroha who have welcomed us into their building
  • The Red Cross and the Anglican Diocese of Wellington in the preparation of homes for former refugees
  • The many churches, workplaces and groups that contribute to and volunteer for the preparation of homes for former refugees settling in Wellington
  • Hutt Valley Benefit Education Service Trust in the running of the Benefit Impact
  • Te Tai o Marokura social services, Takahanga marae, Kaikoura in responding to the Kaikoura/Marlborough earthquake
  • The Society of St Vincent de Paul, and social services of the church and community sector of the Wellington region.
We wish to thank all of our funders for their incredible support.  We are grateful for financial assistance from:

  • The Catholic Archdiocese of Wellington
  • The Catholic Foundation
  • Donovan Family Charitable Trust
  • Sisters of Mercy
  • Sisters of Compassion
  • Little Company of Mary
  • Wellington City Council - Betty Campbell Accommodation Assistance Grant
  • New Zealand Lottery Grants Board
  • Tindall Foundation
  • Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand
  • James K Baxter Trust
  • Hutt Mana Charitable Trust
  • Oranga Tamariki
  • Ministry of Social Development
  • Gaynor Charitable Nominees
  • David Daly Charitable Trust
  • Winton and Margaret Bear Charitable Trust
  • The Estate of K A Boyd Open Charitable Trust
  • The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul Kapi-Mana
  • Nikau Foundation
  • Wellington Community Fund
  • Good Shepherd NZ Trust 

 

In this last year we have received overwhelming support from primary schools, secondary schools and parishes in the Archdiocese towards the work we are doing to help refugees settle in Wellington. Thank you; we are most grateful. And special thanks to our Kotahitanga Appeal and 1000 Club donors who regularly donate to the agency each year. Your ongoing support assists us to help others.

 
 

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"Blessed are the open hands that embrace the poor and help them: they are hands that bring hope.  Blessed are the hands that reach beyond every barrier of culture, religion and nationality, and pour the balm of consolation over the wounds of humanity.  Blessed are the open hands that ask nothing in exchange, with no “ifs” or “buts” or “maybes”: they are hands that call down God’s blessing upon their brothers and sisters."

Pope Francis: Message for the First World Day of the Poor, 2017

 

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