Community

community

Wests Ashfields’ Category 1 grants for 2017 amounted $286, 276. This support has been shared amongst 40 plus local initiatives that make a huge contribution to the lives of others in the community targeting – youth, disability and the disadvantaged, domestic violence, families at risk, rehabilitation, homelessness and the elderly.

Club Chairman, Mike Bailey had the pleasure of presenting cheques to each worthy organisation. “Our annual ClubGRANTS presentation displays the very positive contributions Wests Ashfield makes to benefit many organisations that we support in serving the local community and other worthy projects further afield.  We are proud to stand alongside them in providing that community assistance.”

Ashfield Boys’ High School Homework Centre. $14,760
Australian Foundation for Disability – Ipads and internet training for people with disabilities $6,625
Autism Community Network – Scholarships for Autism in Financial Hardship. $4,950

 

Bridge for Asylum Seekers Foundation Asylum Seekers Project. $22,000
Cancer Patients Foundation Look Good, Feel Better. $4,000
Co. As.It. Seniors social groups in Haberfield on Mondays & Fridays $1,800
Dress for Success Sydney Get Smart Workshops. $10,000
Foster Care Angels Inc. Leaving Care Counselling Program. $3,012

 

 

 

Inner West Neighbour Aid Inc. received funding for 3 programs | Alive and Kicking | Equipping volunteers to excel & the Safe, Secure Home Project. $15,000
Leichhardt Women’s Community Health Centre Inc. Inner West Domestic and Family Violence Help Package. $5,584
Metro Assist received funding for 2 programs | Ashfield English Conversation Program & Pratten Park Capacity Employment Initiative. $41,200
NSW Justices’ Association Inc. Helping our JPs help the community. $580
Prisoners’ Aid Association of NSW Inc. Mates on the Move Men’s Shed. $7,690
SHINE for Kids Co-operative Ltd Connecting Kids – support program for children of prisoners. $9,450
Australian Foundation for Disability Sensory Room and Equipment renovation. $10,132
The Exodus Foundation Accessible Services for Chinese-speaking Homeless and Disadvantaged. $10,250
The Infants Home Ashfield received funding for 3 programs, Education Scholarships for vulnerable families | Multilingual Playgroup facilitation and Allied Health support & Transport Scholarships for vulnerable children. $35,854
The John Berne School Aikido Self Awareness Program for youth at-risk. $1,500

 

The Leukaemia Foundation of Australia Ltd Patient Transport Program. $4,000
Ashfield Public School Breakfast Club – Delivers a nutritious healthy breakfast whilst providing an area where social skills and communication processes can be modelled and copied especially those from the special unit. $2,000
Family Planning NSW Sexuality and relationships forum for parents and carers of people with intellectual disabilities – Supporting parents and carers who often struggle with limited support concerning their child/young person around sexuality. $1,360