Your Trusts are giving back to West Auckland through grants, donations, sponsorships and household distributions. Below are the stories of how our giving back is helping our community.

To apply for funding for your community organisation, visit the Million Dollar Mission website.

Learn more about how we give back here.

On The Road With Ranui 135

On The Road With Ranui 135  Named after the bus service that connects Ranui with central Auckland, this community-led youth trust is all about getting out there, connecting with, and bringing about positive outcomes for local youth. Back in 2002 when the trust was started, Ranui was hitting the headlines for all the wrong reasons. Education, crime and unemployment were…

Keeping The Roof Over Mount Albert Scouts

Keeping The Roof Over Mount Albert Scouts  The Mount Albert branch of Scouts NZ may have been active for over 90 years, but their base in New North Road was literally falling apart. In urgent need of re-roofing and renovation, the 1st Mt Albert St Jude’s Scout Group applied to the Million Dollar Mission for help.   Famous for providing adventurous activities,…

Predator-Free Cornwallis Peninsula Within Reach

Predator-Free Cornwallis Peninsula Within Reach Thanks to the support of The Trusts and the dedication of the volunteers from Save Cornwallis Old Wharf (SCOW), a predator-free Cornwallis Peninsula is now a real possibility.   Originally set up to stop the impending demolition of the Cornwallis wharf, SCOW is now focusing on wider environmental projects that safeguard the natural habitat of…

More StarJammers Out West!

More StarJammers Out West! Million Dollar Mission funding has been used by StarJam Auckland to develop their programme of music and performance workshops for young West Aucklanders with disabilities. Up to one in five New Zealanders is living with a disability. For young people with disabilities and their families, StarJam provides essential opportunities to channel…

Come On Waitakere United FC!

Come On Waitakere United FC! Waitakere United has a proud history of success in New Zealand’s top domestic soccer competition – the ISPS Handa Premiership. Since the club’s formation over 12 years ago, Waitakere United has won an impressive five championships as well as five premierships making it one of the top football clubs in…

Sports Equipment Boost to Local Schools

Sports Equipment Boost to Local Schools Sport Waitakere is part of a national network of regional sports trusts and its aim is to get Kiwis more active, more often. They saw a need for support to the West’s low decile schools which often struggle with sports equipment that frankly has seen better days.   Sport Waitakere’s Community Sport Manager, David George explains,…