The Hunt Club Community Fund keeps giving

Oct 20, 2012

The Hunt Club Community Fund continues to recognise and reward local not-for-profit organisations operating in the Cranbourne area.

Financial grants totalling $14,000 have been awarded to 16 eligible groups through the Community Fund at The Hunt Club for 2012 by the estate’s project manager the Dennis Family Corporation. Successful applicants received funding of either $500 or $1000 to assist towards special projects, programs and activities within the local area.

“We are proud to demonstrate our support for the local community through this annual initiative, which is now in its eleventh year and to date has distributed approximately $150,000 in funding to a wide variety of deserving organisations,” said Dennis Family Corporation Chief Executive Officer, Peter Levinge.

“As awareness of The Hunt Club Community Fund continues to widen, we are pleased to welcome new applicant groups each year,” he added.

Grant recipients from The Hunt Club Community Fund of 2012 announced at the presentation function at The Hunt Club Land Sales Office on 17 October were as follows:

  • Angel Light Link … towards its "All About You" project addressing health and welfare issues for young women
  • Cardinia-Casey Volunteer Branch of Make-A-Wish Australia … towards volunteer training
  • Cranbourne Arthritis Support Group … towards improving services for its members
  • Cranbourne Community Support Services - The Salvation Army … for blankets, pillows and doonas for people who are homeless and at risk as part of the "Keeping our Community Warm" program
  • Cranbourne Information & Support Service … to assist its Christmas Fund through the purchase of meat vouchers for families in crisis
  • Cranbourne Lions Concert Band … for a Casey talent showcase variety concert
  • Cranbourne Police Senior Citizens Register … for internet access and to purchase birthday and Christmas cards
  • Femmes - Cardinia/Casey Community Health … to purchase activity and craft materials
  • Marnebek School Cranbourne … towards the Marnebek School Debutant Ball
  • Men's Shed Junction Village … towards making wooden toys for Cranbourne's underprivileged children
  • Merinda Park Learning & Community Centre … for the purchase and installation of HiFi equipment for its "Music To Your Ears" program
  • Society of St Vincent De Paul Society - Cranbourne Conference… towards its "Back to School" assistance program
  • St John's Anglican Church … for cutlery and crockery for catering
  • The Hunt Club Kindergarten … to purchase educational equipment and books
  • Woodbine Road Playgroup … for resource replenishment including toys and equipment
  • YMCA - Victoria … for its youth mentoring program in Casey

 

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