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With your support Christmas will be magical

  • $815.00 donated
  • 13 generous donors
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JSP want to bring back the traditional values of Christmas, giving and celebration with family & friends.

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The Jackson Street Programme appreciate that Christmas is an expensive time of year, especially for a struggling family. With all the donations we collect, sponsorships and goodwill, we are able to give back and provide every child with free photographs with Santa.

The old Lock Up is transformed from a Police Museum into an entertaining, interactive Christmas Grotto that children’s dreams are explored beyond their imaginations.

Travel to Petone for the day to check out this year theme, Winter Wonderland, and keep our elves on their toes as the people of all ages explore. Once the Grotto has been explored, the children are able to meet Santa and get FREE photographs of this special moment.

A designated room within the Santa’s Grotto is set up for Women’s Refuge, where presents are left from caring strangers. We hear the children ask why do we leave presents here? While they are given an explanation our heart breaks with joy by the generosity of the community for this cause every year.

In the weekends, parents, caregivers or grandparents head off down Jackson Street in the sunshine on a FREE Treasure Hunt.

The kids enjoy spending time writing letters to Santa and post them in the Santa’s letter box at 274b Jackson Street, Petone. Santa writes back to every letter. So much sure you include a return address!

Unfortunately, every year we face the same problem - funding. While we are actively asking businesses to contribute and donate, we need your help to make our efforts go even further!

Please either message us or to donate, if you would like to help us bring a magical Christmas experience to the wider community.

Your support is crucial to our efforts to bring Christmas to every family in Petone and the wider regions, so that no child misses out on that special snapshot with Santa and experiencing the spirit of Christmas.

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Will be ensure every visitor family have special experience at the Grotto and go away with wonderful memories. The funds will be used to for activity sheets, treasure maps, to build the Grotto.

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It also organises promotional and community events within Petone.

Funds will be paid to a verified bank account of The Jackson Street Programme.
“We are happy to support our local community. We are looking forward to meeting Santa!!”
“Moving our business to Petone 2 years ago has been one of the best things we have done, we love it here its such a great place to work, live and visit”
“A great event to support :)”
“I challenge all Jackson St and around businesses to match or better my donation or even what you can afford. This one of the ways you can say THANK YOU to Jackson Street Programme for all the wonderful work they have done for your business this year WITH the benefit going to the community and back to your business.”
“Merry Christmas & great initiative I hope you get lots of support”
  • $815.00 donated
  • 13 generous donors

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