Every year, as the holiday season approaches, our community and team eagerly come together to participate in a heartwarming initiative—the Giving Tree for the Christchurch City Mission. With so much need in Christchurch, we have made it our mission to bring smiles to children’s faces and provide support to those who require it most. The joy that this tradition brings is immeasurable, and we are proud to be a part of such a compassionate and caring community.

Embracing the Spirit of Giving:

The holiday season is a time for reflection, gratitude, and, above all, giving. At First National Progressive, we firmly believe in the power of collective action and the positive impact we can have on our community. The Giving Tree has become a cherished tradition, one that exemplifies our commitment to making a difference in the lives of others.

The Christchurch City Mission:

The Christchurch City Mission plays a vital role in supporting those experiencing poverty, homelessness, and other challenges in Christchurch. They provide assistance and resources to individuals and families in need, ensuring they have access to essential items, warm meals, and a supportive community. The City Mission’s dedication and tireless efforts make them an ideal partner for our Giving Tree initiative.

Bringing Smiles to Children’s Faces:

One of the most heartwarming aspects of the Giving Tree is the opportunity it provides to bring joy to children who may be facing difficult circumstances. Every child deserves to experience the magic of the holiday season, and our community’s generosity helps make this possible. By donating toys, clothing, and other gifts, we aim to create unforgettable moments for children and remind them that they are loved and cared for.

Engaging Our Community and Team:

The success of the Giving Tree relies heavily on the involvement of our community and team members. Each year, we encourage everyone to participate by donating items or contributing monetary funds. The response is always overwhelming, with individuals eager to make a positive impact. Witnessing the compassion and generosity of our team and community members truly embodies the spirit of unity and tog


The Joy of Giving:

While the act of giving is undoubtedly beneficial to those in need, it also brings immeasurable joy to the givers themselves. The knowledge that we are making a difference, no matter how small, fills our hearts with warmth and gratitude. It serves as a reminder that the spirit of giving extends beyond material possessions—it is a reflection of our shared humanity and our commitment to creating a better world.


As we prepare for yet another year of the Giving Tree, we are filled with anticipation and excitement. The opportunity to come together as a community and team, and to bring smiles to children’s faces, is a true privilege. Our commitment to supporting the Christchurch City Mission and the incredible work they do remains unwavering. Together, we can make a lasting impact and continue spreading joy and compassion to those who need it most.