Offering a helping hand

Ryan Fleming and CommSafe’s Mandy Merson with some of the boxes of good donated for this year’s appeal.

About 80 households Te Awamutu households will benefit from the annual Christmas Hamper appeal this year.

That’s on a par with 2022 as more families adjust to doing more wht ess.

Co-organiser community constable Ryan Fleming said a “hard call” was made last week to reduce the number f volunteers sought to pack the hampers.

The resurgence of Covid in the community was behind the decision which was made to reduce risk as much as possible.

The hampers were packed yesterday in Kihikihi.

Organisers are looking forward to a post-Covid environment and getting the appeal back to pre-pandemic proportions.


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