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The US Friends of Auckland Grammar School is a duly recognised corporation established exclusively for charitable or educational purposes within the meaning of section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The entity is registered to take donations in both states of California and New York where the majority of Old Boys reside.

The US Friends of Auckland Grammar School also provides a means for connecting Grammar Old Boys across the USA helping keep them up to date with current School developments. Established in 2011, the US Friends host annual gatherings, which are in line with the Headmaster’s international travel schedule.

The directors of the US Friends of Auckland Grammar School also assist in raising funds for the Auckland Grammar School Foundation Trust. The Auckland Grammar School Foundation Trust's aims are to promote the advancement of education by charitable means through the Academic Endowment Fund (AEF), designed to help keep our best teachers in the classroom by allowing the Board of Trustees to recruit, retain and reward top teachers. For more information about donating in the US, please click here.

If you are a current Grammar Old Boy residing in the USA and would like to get connected with the US Friends of Auckland Grammar School, do get in touch with Sarah Smith, US Development Manager, via email or the Chairman of the Board, Mr Tim Cameron '84. To find out how to make a donation in the USA and for more information about how your gift could be eligible for tax relief, please contact Sarah.

Click here to view the profiles of the US Friends of Auckland Grammar School Board.

With the sesquicentenary celebrations fast approaching in 2019, we would like to have as many Auckland Grammar Old Boys there as possible. We have recently created a Facebook group for our US-based alumni, where we will be posting stories and Old Boys are able to connect with each other. Click here to join.

Below are a snapshot of photos from the recent gathering in New York, held at the Permanent Mission to the United Nations. Old Boys from all walks of life attended and listened to the Headmaster speak about plans for the School's 150th celebrations in 2019. The evening was proudly sponsored by Invivo Wines, with special thanks to Old Boy and director and co-founder, Tim Lightbourne '89.

The entrance to the Permanent Mission to the United Nations, the location for the New York gathering.

National Director of Colliers Hotels, Dean Humphries '80.

Director and co-founder of Invivo Wines Tim Lightbourne '89 (left) and Ben Phillips.

It was great to see a group of our younger Old Boys in New York including Nikhil Puri '04 and brothers Avinash '99 and Rajiv Sharma '02.

From left: Giaran Te Kanawa, Peter Rose '64, Beatrice Faumuina ONZM, Scott Clark '73 and David Max '93 at the New York gathering.

Beatrice Faumuina ONZM, Sarah Smith and Scott Clark '73.

Tim Lightbourne '89, with Donald Worrall '52. Donald won the bottle of wine from the raffle draw, and Invivo Wines were the major sponsor of the evening.

David Max '93, Rajiv Sharma '02 and Rob Cameron '89.

Chris Gillies '01 speaks with Nikhil Puri '04 (blue blazer), Avinash Sharma '99 and Rajiv Sharma '02.

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