Dishing up funds for Starship

Tea towels are once again giving the Starship Foundation a hand.

Ruby Seeto’s newly designed tea towel, in collaboration with Wallace Cotton, features the recipe ‘Pink Lemonade for Starship’, with images of summery lemons and vines.

Proceeds benefit Starship’s oncology ward, where as a nine year old Seeto underwent surgery to remove a 1.6kg tumour from her liver, followed by 12 months of intensive chemotherapy treatment.

Each sale of the $10 tea towels, available instore and online, will see $6 donated to the Starship Foundation.

The partnership between Wallace Cotton, one of New Zealand’s fastest growing homeware retailers, and Ruby Seeto is well established, with their joint efforts over the past eight years raising more than $360,000 for Starship.

Past designs have included Hokey Pokey icecream, Gingerbread Friends and Berry Smoothie, with last year’s Cake Pop tea towel raising $50,000 for the Starship Foundation.

Ruby’s love of designing is now leading her into studying for a double major in Commerce and Design at Victoria University of Wellington.