Arthri­tis ap­peal

Central Leader - - News -

Arthri­tis New Zealand wants to raise aware­ness that peo­ple of all ages are af­fected by the dis­ease.

The or­gan­i­sa­tion’s an­nual Or­ange Ap­peal kicks off to­day and fea­tures four peo­ple af­fected at dif­fer­ent stages in their lives, from a three­year-old child to a woman in her 70s.

Or­ange flow­ers and other items will be on sale un­til Oc­to­ber 3 and the ap­peal hopes to raise more than $500,000.

Peo­ple can do­nate on­line at www.arthri­tis. or give an in­stant $20 do­na­tion by phon­ing 0900-33320.

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