In a posting yesterday Peter Jackson reached out to fans in an effort to increase donations to the Returned and Services’ Association (RSA) Poppy Appeal.
“My own parents came from the era of the Second World War.” Peter Jackson
The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings director has not posted on Facebook since October of 2016, when he announced the production of Mortal Engines.
Now he has reached out to fans in a heart felt plea for donations to the RSA Poppy Appeal.
I grew up hearing stories of my family’s involvement in the military in places such as Gallipoli. My own parents came from the era of the Second World War.
We must always remember the service of those past generations, as well as the veterans of more recent overseas deployments – those who served in places such as Bosnia, East Timor, Afghanistan and Iraq.
The New Zealand Returned and Services’ Association (RSA) supports those returned service men and women, and helps their families in times of need. You can be part of that community of support by wearing the Poppy and making a donation on Poppy Day.
Please make a donation to the RSA’s Poppy Appeal at https://rsa.org.nz/
April 19, 2017