Frank Heffernan with a group of Young Vinnies preparing meals for delivery. Originally from Ireland, Frank helped set up the Society of St Vincent de Paul South Auckland in 2008 and was a long-time friend of Hugh Green’s.

2019-2020

$235,000

Given to 51 charities nominated by 55 Hugo Friends

146 Charities

Supported by the Hugo Charitable Trust

$1,205,800

Donated to medical research and medical care

$3,515,092

In total donated for the benefit of New Zealanders

2018-2019

$250,000

Given to 68 charities nominated by 80 Hugo Friends

143 Charities

Supported by the Hugo Charitable Trust

$994,287

Donated to medical research and medical care

$3,500,487

In total donated for the benefit of New Zealanders

2017-2018

$250,000

Given to 40 charities nominated by Friends of Hugo

72 Charities

Supported by the Hugo Charitable Trust

$1.5 million

Donated to medical research

$3,007,125.49

For the benefit of New Zealanders