Cocktails For A Cause

The Graeme Dingle Foundation Rotorua team had a great night on Thursday at Cocktails For A Cause. There were so many magical moments, not least the impromptu rendition of Tutira Mai Nga Iwi lead by Kiwi Can programme coordinator Trojan  – what a star!

Terrace Kitchen did not disappoint!  The hand crafted cocktails were superb and the food was delicious.

Everyone loved the raffles! As did many others who couldn’t make it but wanted to show their support.  Sally Copeland from NZHL had a lucky night winning the Early Bird Volcanic Hills Magnum of Rosé AND a hamper!  Chopper Temple and Arash Alaeinia won the other two hampers.

The speeches were en pointe, the community is much more aware of the incredible work the Graeme Dingle Foundation does with rangatahi in Rotorua. Popsy, Lizzy and Trojan clearly bring energy, positivity and commitment to the Graeme Dingle Foundation programmes.

So how much was raised? $3,010.52

We are absolutely delighted with this! On average everyone had another cocktail and we raised an additional $175 dollars for the Graeme Dingle Foundation thanks to Terrace Kitchen donating $3 for every additional cocktail purchased. Our priorities were 1. Connection 2. Building awareness of the Graeme Dingle Foundation and 3. Raising money to help continue their good work. It’s a great starting point to grow this event and the charitable impact it can have on the Rotorua community.  We’re already planning Cocktails For A Cause 2025!  Are you in?

Inspired to do more?

We heard that some of you are interested in becoming a Career Navigator (or similar) which is absolutely epic and we know you have so much to offer.  Here’s a clip from some of the Graeme Dingle Foundation’s mentors:

A huge shout-out to Terrace Kitchen + Redspot Creative + Katie Hoy Photography + Shout Marketing + Max, our talented local musician!

If you are interested in becoming a Career Navigator mentor, click here.

To find out more about the event, please reach out to Pauline.

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