Another Big Night and Big News Post 2 of 3 - Aria MacDonald

Another Big Night and Big News Post 2 of 3

WOW! You might remember the fundraiser we have been advertising on the website the past couple of weeks. It was held last night and it was a HUGE success! Local businesses donated some seriously generous prizes to auction off for our cause. Some of the items: A Sony TV, Fisher and Pakyel Fridge/Freezer, Chest Freezer, Mistibushi Air Con Unit, $500 Kiwibank Saving Account, Gym Memberships, $100 Vouchers for lots of companies, $500 voucher for Hotel du Vin, jewelery from Michael Hill and a Pandora Bracelet, $400 worth of tyres, 2 car services. I could go on forever!!!

People bidded generously and all the amazing things went for awesome amounts. AND then at the end of the evening people gave to us some of the items they won. We got a huge grocery hamper from the Aikins and a Fisher Price Dinoland for Aria from another kind lady. AND the kind organisers gave me flowers. Me! Why? Something about being an inspirational mum (not sure about that cause I am just doing what any mum would do Jodee, Sam, Natalie to name a few). I couldn’t believe it cause I should be giving them gardens of flowers for all their hard work.

My very kind friends Nola and Corina looked after Aria and Asher for us. Both of these awesome friends are moving to the South Island in the next month :( Don’t know how I am going to manage without them!! Which brings me to the next big news:

We are moving! We have brought Nola and Andrew’s house in Manurewa which is bigger than ours. We are struggling in our current small 3 bedroom home with Asher needing his own room soon and Aria’s medical stuff. We amazingly sold our place within a week thanks to our awesome friend Amjad and paid no fees and got a good price. Nola and Andrew gave us a generous price for their home and my sister is moving in and taking a separate living/bedroom area so we won’t be paying very many extra $ on the mortgage.

Wow- what a loooooong post!

Thank you – our amazing friends and family who support us

Thank you – Manurewa local businesses

Thank you – Newlife Church for running an amazing night

BUT WAIT THERE IS MORE – something HUGE is happening today – will post in the next couple of days to update you all.

9 Responses to “Another Big Night and Big News Post 2 of 3”

  1. Gabes says:

    Congratulations on your new home!! YAY! Glad the fundraiser went well, sounds awesome

  2. jen says:

    glad life is good and God is even better and He is providing
    pleased your fundraising as a success bless all involved
    CONGRATULATIONS on your new home

  3. Ali/nerdygirl says:

    Wow, congratulations!!! What an awesome few weeks you’ve had. Can’t wait for post number 3!!!

  4. Samantha says:

    Well done on the awesome fundraiser! What amazing people you have supporting you. But you know my favorite saying “good things happen to good people” !!

    Plus you so deserve the flowers Anita – you are a gorgeous person.

  5. Kit says:

    Wow, that is all wonderful news. Congrats!

  6. Priscilla says:

    wow awesome news! glad the fundraiser went well :) all the best with moving too. lookin 4ward to big news post #3!

  7. Lisa says:

    Yay!! What a fabulous post. It is true, you are an inspirational mum!! Time after time your posts ground me and make me reassess the importance of the small battles and remember how incredibly blessed we are to have our children. Great things are happening, I am sure this is just the start. Looking forward to number 3!!! You really are keeping us all in suspense arent you!!!! Have a lovely week! Lis

  8. Natalie says:

    Love to you Anita, Hamish, Jodee, Wayne, Sam and any other parents going thru this journey with our kids god bless you all and I hope all the sick children health, love and wellness.

  9. Will Himanga says:

    I don’t want to sound a jerk, but I just don’t care for this post. After looking at other blogs on the subject, I think this is wrong.

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