Read about our current Building Better Communities beneficiaries & how the donation will help them & our communities.
Lifeline central west
Lifeline Central West is a locally run non-for-profit organisation offering suicide prevention & intervention training all whilst operating the crisis support line through its volunteers. Life Line also runs a rapid community support team that responds to critical community incidents. Funds would be used towards assist communities at risk & to support the rapid community program.
Bathurst Seymour Centre
Bathurst Seymour Centre operates with 14 full time staff and 25 volunteer staff, providing seniors and people living with a disability social support and offers respite for carers. They aim to help these communities live independently and participate in community life. The donation would enable the centre to expand its current work to include cooking programs for clients and carers.
St Vincent de Paul
St Vincent de Paul is a long established international charity who provide endless help for those in need. The St Vincent's volunteers are hoping to put the funds towards purchasing a van to travel to surrounding communities to feed the homeless and those who need a warm meal.
Blayney Bilbys group
The Blayney Bilbys group have been operating for nearly 40 years, bringing together local families to play and interact with one another. With the donation, they would love to update some of the bigger play equipment and cover the costs to provide morning tea for the families.
Blayney Shire Can Assist
Blayney Can Assist is a non-for-profit group that raises funds to assist local members of the community who are undergoing cancer treatment. The donation would be used to support clients through travel, medication and pharmaceutical expenses. All funds donated remain within the Blayney community.
BLAYNEY SENIOR FOOTBALL CLUB
Sport brings communities together! The Blayney Soccer Club encourages fitness, team work and social interaction. They would use the donated funds to put towards ground fees, training equipment and subsidising uniform costs so that they can pass the cost saving onto families.
Holistic Avenue is a charity that provides a free trauma informed support service for domestic and family violence. Particularly women and children in Forbes and surrounding communities. They aim to put the donation towards the everyday running costs of the charity e.g. insurances, admin and supporting volunteers.
Formally known as house with no steps, Aruma has been supporting people with disabilities for over 50 years. Focusing on enabling people with disabilities to realise their personal aspirations and goals. Aruma would love to purchase new tables and chairs for their central meeting place to plan, connect, socialise and catch up on individual goals!
Havana House provides accommodation and supports women and families who are homeless or at risk. The donations would be used for the day to day runnings of Havana House and to provide emergency relief to women and children.
West Wyalong Pony Club
West Wyalong Pony Club is a volunteer organisation that instructs both children and adults in horse riding, care, health and general maintenance of horses. They would use the funds to increase resources to assist their riders including items such as safety vests.
WEST WYALONG JUNIOR CRICKET
The Junior Cricket Club is in need of funds to upgrade some much needed equipment for the much loved sport. Sport is a great way to keep the community together, active and healthy!
The ladies of Ungarie meet every Sunday to make charity quilts to donate to various organisations. To date, the ladies have knitted and donated over 200 quilts. The funds would go toward purchasing wool and equipment.