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Give A Kid a Blanket 2019

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$4,331 donated

Given by 75 generous donors in one year


We want to keep kids warm this Winter and make them feel valued!

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‘Give a Kid a Blanket’ is a community activated art action lead by artists Bernie Harfleet and Donna Turtle Sarten, and run across the greater Auckland area.

Each Winter since 2015, ’Give a Kid a Blanket’ has gathered blankets and other winter warmers, which are given to children and families in need through social workers, public health nurses and other community workers.

For those who receive the donations, the idea is that they not only feel warmer but importantly, valued by the wider community.

While the projects results in growing numbers being helped to be warmer, it’s focus is on the simple act of kindness that so many can make and how collectively as a community we can make a difference.

Over the last four winters we have given out 30,000 blankets plus other warm items. This year we are doing it again, but as the collection has grown each year so have the costs of running it. This year in order to ‘Give a Kid a Blanket’, we are hoping people will ‘Give a Little’ too.

Give A Kid A Blanket's involvement (page creator)


Use of funds

Rent of space for storage of blankets, petrol for collections and purchase of urgent items

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  • Carla

    Carla on 11 Feb 2020



  • Minniefelis

    Minniefelis on 23 Dec 2019


    Support your favourite charity in lieu of a birthday present - thank you Chris.


  • Guest Donor

    Guest Donor on 16 Dec 2019


    Thanks for all your support this year 2019.


  • sandra

    sandra on 25 Nov 2019



  • Jen

    Jen on 11 Nov 2019


    Thanks so much for all you do.


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This page was created on 25 Feb 2019 and closed on 25 Feb 2020.
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