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Our Supporters

Without the help of our many supporters and volunteers, ARAS would be unable to accomplish its mission of empowering adults to achieve independence, attain their goals and fulfill their potential.
We are extremely grateful to the following organisations and community groups for their support and financial assistance:
ASB Christchurch Community Grants

Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Library

COGS (Community Organisation Grants Scheme)

Friends of ARAS

Keith Laugeson Trust

Lions Service Clubs - New Brighton, Oxford, Rangiora

Lions Clubs International - District 202E Earthquake Response Fund

Literacy Aotearoa

Oxford Parish Church

NZFUW (NZ Federation of University Women)

NZ Lottery Grants Board

Pub Charity

Risingholme Community Centre

Rotary Service Club - Hornby

Rowley Community Centre

Southern Trust

Tertiary Education Commission

The Canterbury Community Trust

The Church in Christchurch

Todd Foundation

United Way

Zeald Website Design Company

Z Energy

ARAS also thanks the following people for their time and expertise:
ARAS Facilitators
ARAS Inc. Governing Committee

ARAS Office Volunteers

ARAS Tutors

ARAS Ongoing Training Tutors

Donors of miscellaneous items


What Others Say

“If I see a new book, I now feel confident enough to buy it and sit down and read it. Whereas before I couldn't read it, let alone pronounce the words, I now have a love and passion to discover new words ... I don't give up. Reading is the key knowledge to everything"   Michael             

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