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The Harcourts Foundation to support Hospice NZ
July 30, 2017

Every year 18,000 New Zealanders are supported by hospice services across the country. Hospice care has a unique whole person approach – which means physical, spiritual, emotional and social needs are equally important – a multidisciplinary team provides care for the person who is dying, their family and whanau. To assist with this work, the […]

The Harcourts Foundation (Australia) Grants over $50,000
July 28, 2017

The Harcourts Foundation, the charitable arm of Harcourts Group Australia, announced grants to 13 Australian charities during of its most recent quarterly funding round. A total of $50,847 was donated across Australia to benefit charities serving the communities where Harcourts employees live and work. Since the Harcourts Foundation’s first donation in 2008, over 1000 grants […]

Camp Quality teams up with the Harcourts Foundation to help educate kids about cancer
May 10, 2017

The Harcourts Foundation has partnered with Camp Quality to support the group’s Primary School Education Program in Tasmania. The Harcourts Foundation’s grant of $5000 for Camp Quality will be used to support children between the ages of 0-13 years throughout their cancer journey. The program aims to dispel common schoolyard myths and misconceptions about cancer […]

Empowering change for women
April 11, 2017

Empowering women to make the right decisions for not only themselves, but for their families. That’s what the Women’s Centre Waitakere does, by providing assistance to anyone who walks through their doors. Centre Chairwoman Lee-Anne Boyle says every week they see up to 60 women who need help with a variety of issues. “We assist […]

Making life more meaningful
April 11, 2017

Hospice West Auckland provides care and support to people when they need it most. At any one time throughout west Auckland, Hospice cares for more than 150 patients, both in their own homes and at Hospice House. Karen Talbot, Specialist Palliative Care Services Manager, who has worked at Hospice West Auckland for six years, says […]

Helping Kaikoura Coast kids back to school
February 1, 2017

It’s back to school season, and the Harcourts Foundation is giving $62,600 directly to the people of Kaikoura Coast to ease the stress surrounding this expensive time. Each of the students who attend Kaikoura’s six schools, as well as the two schools in Seddon and Ward, will have their back to school stationery paid for […]

Helping puppies become mobility dogs
January 1, 2017

Meet little Theo, a 10-week old Golden Retriever puppy who is already beautifully trained. And by the time he is two years old, Theo will be a faithful companion to someone who needs him more than just a pet. Theo is a mobility dog in training. He and others like him are trained to give […]

Halberg Sport for Life Dinner raises $134,000
September 30, 2016

Hosted by the Harcourts Foundation, the money will go towards helping disabled children and young people like Sophie and Gabriel take part in sport. Sophie’s infectious giggles and tale of taking “about five minutes” to score a goal in soccer, along with Gabriel’s long term goal for his modified bike to be a Ferrari had […]

Harcourts CEOs take on the red centre in support of cancer research
September 26, 2016

In June, three Harcourts CEOs, along with 60 other riders from around the country, tackled the challenging Smiling for Smiddy cycling event, riding 1700 kilometres through the dusty red centre of Australia, all in the name of cancer research. Brendan Whipps, (CEO, Harcourts Queensland), Mark Morrison (CEO, Harcourts New South Wales), and Andrew Friebe (CEO, […]