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WEA receives no government funding. We’re a registered charity, dependent on donations and other gifts to continue to operate.
Here are some ways for you to support the WEA:
For more than 100 years the WEA has provided the people of Canterbury access to affordable adult and community education that promotes a fair and equitable society. We have only been able to do this because of the passion and generosity of our supporters. Your involvement and contribution (however big or small) will help ensure that we can continue to provide these services for generations to come.
Donations are tax-deductible. Our charity number is CC25083.
If you’d like to volunteer for the WEA, get in touch with our office team about how you can help.
We’ve been fortunate to receive some extraordinarily generous legacies from WEA students and supporters. These legacies are invested, and the interest enables us to offer our courses and events at an affordable price.
Legacies also provide capital for major projects, like the new teaching kitchen, disability access and front garden planned for 2022.
If you love the WEA, believe in what we stand for, and want to make sure we continue to offer accessible education to the people of Canterbury, please consider leaving a legacy in your will. We’d love to discuss the details with you.
One of the best ways to show your support is to become a WEA member. The WEA member family is growing fast, so join today and be one of the crew.