Student inspires fundraising build
Posted at 2:47pm Wednesday 03 Jul, 2019 | By Mackenzie Dyer
Cure Kids will receive the profit from a four bedroom house built by Landmark Homes North Shore/Rodney, thanks to nine-year old Ōrewa North Primary school student and Cure Kids ambassador, Corin Copeland.
Corin was born with a genetic condition where his arteries close due to a lack of elastin – a condition so rare it has no name and only affects 40 people globally.
Corin has had several surgeries to keep his arteries open and experiences side-effects including hypertension, and anxiety caused by medication.
Landmark Homes North Shore/Rodney franchisees Debbie and Paul Bret heard Corin's story through his father, Jon Copeland, who is their project manager.
Construction on the house, which is located in Hobsonville, began in March.
More then 50 suppliers have donated to the project so far. The home will be auctioned during Cure Kids' fundraising Red Nose month in September.