Farmers store does it for Hospice

Farmers stores throughout New Zealand team up with their local hospice every year to raise funds. The Whanganui Farmers store and Hospice Whanganui, together with the people of Whanganui, combined to raise $10,662.

Support Hospice at Farmers this Christmas

For nine years Farmers has supported hospices nationally in the lead up to Christmas, helping keep hospice services free of charge.

Glass Artist David Traub at Hospice Christmas Market

Renown glass artist David Traub has donated a valuable piece of his work for the Christmas Market Bauble Raffle.

What a result!

It was our absolute pleasure to call in on the staff at Farmers with morning tea and our very special thanks for their hard work throughout the Tree of Remembrance campaign at Christmas. Nelda, Tracey, Davene, Anna and Fiona joined the team who had pulled together in fine style and created a donation of $7689 for Hospice Whanganui! With the …

The Hospice Christmas Bauble

Copy the link to go to our Facebook page and see the story of Spencer Bellas, the artist and creator of the design for this year’s Christmas Bauble, available through Farmers Department stores. It’s a beautiful design and Spencer’s story is heartfelt and meaningful and was the inspiration for him to create this year’s design. You’ll need to scroll a …

Three cheers for New World!

Their tag line says it all… “Proudly part of your community”, and they surely are! Mark Oliver (left) and a few of his staff gather to present us with their donation which is the proceeds from the Customer Vote Sponsorship Programme. Instore, customers are offered the opportunity to vote for a charity of their choice and the store makes a …

House for Hospice!

UPDATE POSTED 15TH NOVEMBER! Initiated by Paul Tasker from Able Cottages this very cool project is a work in progress with the sale proceeds earmarked for Hospice. Follow the progress of the build right through until auction, right here… We’ll be updating regularly as we have new pix to share!

Thank you WDC!

We are so grateful to the Whanganui District Council for their support in taking away rubbish left outside our shop frontages. While we have wonderful donors who generously donate goods that have a resale value and subsequently raise funds for Hospice, it’s unfortunate that sometimes things which are patently and obviously UNsaleable are left outside the Hospice shops. Oftentimes these …