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Money4Jam – The Results!


All you had to do was Jam… Video it, YouTube it and get all your family and friends to Support it! And that is exactly what you did in your droves. We had a swell of donations in the run up to competition close. The excitement was immense.

Thanks to all who took part in Money4Jam and donated to win these once-in-a-lifetime prizes. Now, if you’ll give me a drum roll please. We have a winner …


In first place with an incredible video and stunning fundraising total is:

Our b-boy breaker – Jaden. Let’s all “Do the Jaden”! He is truly an inspiration and like one of his sponsors said, “Justin Timberlake would sure be lucky to meet you”. Hey Jaden, if you don’t choose to go into the entertainment business in a few years, please come and use your fundraising talents for StarJam. A remarkable fundraising total of $5931, yes! that’s $5931.

You have a choice of one of three prizes, and we know you’re a mad Justin Timberlake fan so pretty sure which prize you are going to go for. Two tickets to Las Vegas (thanks Air New Zealand!) to meet Justin Timberlake at a VIP meet and greet before taking your seats at the Justin Timberlake and Friends Concert on Saturday 1st October 2011. PLUS! Go wild with $US3000 spending money donated by our friends at Kiwibank. Wow, what a prize!
Thank you our kind sponsors!


In second place with a fine fundraising total of $2175 is Stop! Jammer Time. What a cool name and video. They were like a thoroughbred racehorse approaching the finish line and with a massive donation in the final hour grabbed second place – many congratulations! Now, what is it to be, a trip across the ditch to meet Stan Walker or meet our kiwi legend Neil Finn in Auckland? Enjoy the prize Stop! Jammer Time. and thanks so much for the fundraising efforts.


In third place are the coolest and craziest dancers Hamilton has ever seen, their dancing Jam was certainly dazzling and their fundraising efforts reached a fantastic $1583. Well doneHamilton East Dazzling Dancers! Now, all we want to know is which two of the thirteen of you gets to claim the prize? That will be an interesting discussion between you.


The judge of the prize for best video is JAM-bassador Ray Woolf. Ray is a show business icon with almost 50 years performing under his belt, so is perfectly placed to award this prize. Check back here as we’re soon to announce the winner of this much coveted prize. The winner takes away an Apple iPhone 3G S 16GB.


And our final prizes who all receive a years supply of Barker’s Jam are:

  1. That Yo Yo Guy
  2. Michelle Williams
  3. Grace Ikenasio and Malcolm Lakatani
  4. Princess Tessa’s Jai Ho Dance
  5. Hey Soul Sista


Our heartfelt thanks go to all you Jam sponsors for getting behind some great Jams and kindly donating money to help the kids of StarJam.

Our kids or “Jammers” as we call them have found pure positivity through StarJam’s performance programmes. Your support will help get kids off waiting lists and into StarJam workshops.

Final congratulations to our prize winners and thank you to all our other Money 4 jam participants. Your sense of fun by entering Money 4 Jam will make a huge difference to our work.

Money4Jam is a fundraising initiative for StarJam, a super-charity which creates empowering performance opportunities for young people with disabilities, who in turn, provide inspiration and motivation to their audiences. All funds raised go entirely and directly to StarJam

If you’d like to support a Jam and donate to StarJam, click Support a Jam page.

For more information on StarJam please visit our website.

Posted in: 2011, StarJam News

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