Diamond Harbour and Districts Community Medical Centre Expansion

$6,077 donated
Given by 48 generous donors in over a year

Help expand and modernise Diamond Harbour medical centre to meet the needs of health providers and our growing local community.

Diamond Harbour, Canterbury

In response to an obvious and urgent need, on 23 November 1991 an astonishing feat was achieved in our community. The structure of the Diamond Harbour Medical Centre was constructed in 24 hours with volunteer labour by persons who were all over 60 years of age. The project was funded by an average of $100 donation from 92% of households approached and a $30,000 loan from the Banks Peninsula District Council.

Since then the Medical Centre has enabled the provision of health services that goes “above and beyond” to meet the medical needs of the Diamond Harbour and Districts community.

The Medical Centre is now 30 years old. The building lacks many features that are required of a modern facility that serves a growing community. The Medical Centre building needs to be extended, modernised, and updated.

The main purpose of this project is to improve accessibility, increase space and storage to accommodate the medical and nursing practice, and to address issues of cross-infection raised by the pandemic.

About us

The DHDHSG inc is a community charity that built and owns a building which used to provide community health sevices.

Use of funds

Your donation will go towards funding the expansion and improvement of the community owned medical centre building.

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Latest update

Our goal is in sight. Let's get this over the line.   29 February 2024

With an outstanding accomplishment of surpassing 93% of our target, we are now just $40,000 away from reaching our funding goal. The generous contributions received have already set our plans in motion—trees have been cleared, and the groundwork for stage 1 is actively underway.

As we step into the vibrant year of 2024, your continued support holds the key to bringing this extraordinary project to fruition and elevating a significant asset for our community. Together, let's make this year an inspiring chapter in the journey of transformation and progress. Your involvement will shape the destiny of a brighter and more promising future for us all.

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Kirsten and Gabby ( Bake sale ladies )
Kirsten and Gabby ( Bake sale ladies ) on 20 Feb 2024
Donation from a bake sale held last weekend at the Cricket club day organized by Kirsten and Gabby
Shelagh on 16 Feb 2024
Garry on 15 Jan 2024
Peter on 08 Jan 2024
Sumner Silver Band
Sumner Silver Band on 21 Dec 2023
Sumner Silver Band collection at Diamond Harbour

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