Main image

Many Hats Theatre Development Project


$715 of $5,000 goal

Given by 16 generous donors in 5 weeks

  Donate

SkillWise's theatre project is an exciting new concept in community support for people with disabilities and a unique venue for the city.

Main image
  Canterbury

SkillWise supports over 220 intellectually disabled adults from our city-central premises in Christchurch. We have a race team participating in the Hanmer 8 Hour Mountain Bike Race, with all funds raised being donated to the transformation of our auditorium into a performance theatre that has been specially designed for the inclusion of disabled people.

This is an exciting project with state-of-the art lighting and sound equipment, plus specially designed seating, stage and backstage areas. Our theatre will provide professional quality facilities that will be an asset to the whole of Christchurch for years to come. It will be used extensively by SkillWise's theatre company, Many Hats, on weekdays and will also be a space for other community groups, organisations and small businesses to come together through performances and events of different and diverse kinds.

Our race team is a mix of SkillWise staff members plus one of the people we support. Our goal is to complete a combined distance of 100 km over the 8 hour race and to raise $5,000 towards the on-going redevelopment of the SkillWise auditorium. We are looking for supporters to financially partner with us to achieve this goal.

About us

SkillWise works in partnership with over 220 people who have intellectual disabilities, their families and whanau. We aim to work with and empower each person to feel valued as a fully participating citizen through work, education and having fun!

Use of funds

The money raised will be a contribution towards the technical infrastructure needed to complete the project, including lighting and sound equipment. This is a big project with many diverse components so all funds raised will be fully spent.

Other page links


Latest update

Update image

Hanmer 8hr MTB race postponed  17 March 2020

Posted by: SPAN Charitable Trust

Thank you so much to everyone who has donated so far! Appreciate all your support.

With the current concerns around COVID-19 and the government imposing restrictions on events and public gatherings, the Hanmer Event team have decided that it would be best to postpone the race date to later in the year.

We will continue to train as a team and keep this page going until we hear more information about a new race date from the Hanmer Event organisers.

Again, appreciate all your support so far.

We’re all in this together, keep safe and look after each other.

Read 3 more updates


Latest donations

  • Victoria

    Victoria on 16 Mar 2020

    $20

    Good luck with the race!

    $20

  • irene

    irene on 16 Mar 2020

    Private

    Private

  • Guest Donor

    Guest Donor on 12 Mar 2020

    Private

    Private

  • Denise and Bruce

    Denise and Bruce on 11 Mar 2020

    Private

    Love their productions.

    Private

  • Guest Donor

    Guest Donor on 09 Mar 2020

    $50

    Fabulous Theatre Company and Amazing Black Box Space.

    $50


Who's involved?

SPAN Charitable Trust's avatar
Created by, and paying to a verified bank account of, SPAN Charitable Trust (Charity)

Registered Charity A Registered Charity has legal recognition under the Charities Act 2005.
Tax credit Donations of over $5 are eligible for a New Zealand charitable giving tax credit.
Page Moderated The page has been checked by our team to make sure it complies with our terms and conditions.

Fundraise

You can start a fundraiser to have your own page that raises money directly for the beneficiary.

Gallery


Our other pages


Got a question for the page owner?

Ask one here

Any concerns?

Report this page
This page was created on 24 Feb 2020 and closes on 5 Apr 2020.
$715 of $5,000 goal

Given by 16 generous donors in 5 weeks

  Donate Fundraise Share
Share
Share a link to this page to help spread the word

  Facebook

  Twitter

  LinkedIn

  Email

  Copy Link

  Embed

×