Our Upcoming Events & Fundraisers

Saturday 23 March 2024
Ashburton Aviation Museum

Sponsored by McIntosh Group

Join us for an evening of fun, compassion, and support as we raise funds for our Canterbury based childhood bereavement charity - the Dear Effie Charitable Trust.

We are excited to bring together our amazing guests for a fun evening featuring a captivating charity auction, live band entertainment, celebration of New Zealand food and wine and an atmosphere of community camaraderie.

Your ticket purchase contributes to providing vital grief support to children and families in the Canterbury Region.

Don't miss this opportunity to be part of a transformative evening, where every moment counts towards fostering healing and resilience. 

 Our Sponsors

As a community-funded organization, our ability to provide support services to Canterbury families grappling with the challenging journey of grief greatly hinges on the generosity of our community.

We are deeply thankful and moved by the organizations and individuals who wholeheartedly choose to support our mission.

Key Sponsor for the Dear Effie Charity Ball - McIntosh Group

Introducing our Key Sponsor: McIntosh Group

Meet our platinum sponsor for the Dear Effie Charitable Trust Charity Ball: McIntosh Group.

With a legacy of building excellence dating back to the 1950s, McIntosh Builders Limited, founded by Alastair McIntosh, has blossomed into a multifaceted enterprise under the leadership of his son, John. Today, their team of 40 talented individuals spans Residential, Commercial, Precast, and Painting divisions, consistently delivering top-notch craftsmanship and personalized service. Their dedication to both grand projects and humble beginnings reflects their enduring commitment to quality and client satisfaction.

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to McIntosh Group for their generous support, enriching our mission to make a meaningful difference.