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Read about our current Building Better Communities beneficiaries & how the donation will help them & our communities.


Veritas House

Veritas House has been dedicated to
providing accommodation and support to
over 800 vulnerable children, young people,
and families annually across the Central
West. Their 2024 focus is on tackling
homelessness, especially among young
people leaving foster care and those in
crisis situations.

Wattle Tree House

Wattle Tree House in Bathurst is a
homelessness and housing support service
catering to adults and families. They offer
specialised programs such as the Women’s
Refuge, Sustaining Tenancy in Social Housing,
and Mirganha (Aboriginal & Torres Strait
Islander Family Support), focusing on providing
vulnerable individuals and families with the
resources needed for a fresh start. Funding
support would enable them to expand their
services and provide comprehensive
assistance to more individuals and families.

Headspace Bathurst

Headspace Bathurst is a not-for-profit,
offering early intervention for youth mental
health services, serving young people aged
12 to 25 across Bathurst, Oberon, Blayney,
and neighboring areas. Each year, they
provide vital support to over 700
individuals. Donations received directly
contribute to ensuring these young people
have access to essential mental health
services provided by headspace Bathurst.


Blayney Little Athletics

Blayney Little Athletics is dedicated to
nurturing athletic development and
community involvement among children in
Blayney. Catering to children aged 3 to 17, the
organisation offers opportunities to enhance
athletic skills, build self-esteem, and
promote the values of sportsmanship.
Funding support would enable the
organization to enhance facilities, acquire
equipment, and expand programs, ensuring
more children benefit from positive athletic
experiences in Blayney.

Blayney Public School

The Blayney Public School Parent Club
plays a vital role in supporting students and
school projects through its operations of
the canteen and clothing pool. With a
primary objective to raise funds, the Parent
Club enhances educational experiences by
funding various initiatives that benefit
students directly.

Country Education Foundation

The Country Education Foundation (CEF)
provides support to students aged 16-25
who live or attended school in their local
communities, demonstrating ambition to
pursue their educational goals. By
facilitating access to education and training
opportunities, CEF empowers young
individuals to overcome financial barriers
and achieve their full potential.


Bedgerebong Tennis Club

Bedgerebong Tennis Club serves as a
central gathering point for the community,
fostering connections through tennis and
social activities. Currently, the club seeks
funding to update its courts, ensuring they
remain useable and accessible for all

Forbes Preschool

Forbes Preschool hosts “pop-up preschools”
in local parks, engaging with the community
and providing accessible early learning
experiences. This approach not only prepares
children for school but also fosters a love for
learning in a fun and interactive environment.
Funding support would enhance their efforts
to expand these initiatives, ensuring more
children benefit from quality early childhood
education experiences.

Nurtured Village

The Nurtured Village is a registered charity
based in Forbes, dedicated to supporting
families and mothers during challenging
times. Each month, nominations are
accepted and a deserving mother is chosen
to receive a carefully collected hamper of
essential items to help ease the burden of
the cost of household essentials.

West Wyalong

Little Wattle Preschool and LDC

Little Wattle Preschool and LDC offers quality
education and care in West Wyalong for over
20 years. They actively contribute to the local
community, aiming to provide a nurturing
environment where children can thrive.
Support from Bernardi’s would enable the
center to continue its mission of delivering
exceptional early childhood education and
care services in West Wyalong.

West Wyalong Netball Association

The West Wyalong Netball Association
provides a welcoming and inclusive
environment for the community, offering a
range of programs including NetSetGo,
Junior, Senior, and Representative levels,
with the addition of Walking Netball this
year. Funding support would be able to
purchase new balls, bibs, and other
essential equipment, enhancing the
experience for participants and fostering
growth within the netball community.

Meals on Wheels West Wyalong

Meals on Wheels West Wyalong provides a vital
service by delivering meals to older members
of the community. Supported by dedicated
volunteer drivers, the organisation not only
delivers meals but also offers much needed
companionship through friendly chats with
clients. Support from Bernardi’s will continue
to support and nourish the well-being of
elderly residents in West Wyalong.