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High Tea for a Great Cause
We are so pleased that we were able to share a lovely afternoon of High Tea with more than 200 supporters to raise money for our work.
This was our major fundraising event for the year and we are so grateful for the efforts of our organising team and all those who supported the event.
Those who attended the day were fortunate enough to hear from some amazing partners at Dandelion who moved the audience with heartfelt stories about the impact our work together has. Thank you Angela Boddour from Creating Links, Rachel Natoli from the Lokahi Foundation and Sonia Bogard from Sustaining Families NSW for the kind words.
Special thanks to our sponsors for the event – without this generous support we would not be able to host such a lovely and successful afternoon.
- Bexon Crane Rail
- Whitewolf Consturctions
- Rotary Club of Engadine
- Aspirations Wealth Group
- Ray White Commercial – Brad Lord
- Toyota Motor Corporation Australia
- Miranda Pre-Kindergarten
- Ray White Sylvania
- Endota Spa Cronulla
- Magellan Financial Group
- Outdoor Systems
- Paul Richards Plumbing
- Sandra Fraser Massage
Thank you to Redsbaby for your ongoing support
For the past three years Redsbaby have supported our work by donating cots, prams and other baby items. More recently, through their “our Community, Our Promise” campaign, they have donated a huge $20,000 worth of goods that have gone to families in need.
The Covid crisis has raised some big challenges for individuals, families and organisations like ourselves. We are so grateful for this generous support during these difficult times. What a difference we are making together.
Redsbaby recently interviewed our Operations and Volunteer Manager Melanie Gill. Check out the interview here.
Thank you St. George Foundation
Thanks so much to the St. George Foundation for their generous support. They provided a grant for $40,000 earlier in the year to fund cots, prams and car seats to reduce our waitlists, as well as needed items for packs. This was especially valuable throughout the Covid shutdown period when we couldn’t open for donations, but were still providing support to families in great need. This generous support has already made a different to 120 families in the community. ❤
St George Foundation helps to create brighter futures for children in Austraila who are experiencing disadvantage.
Supporting Families Through Covid 19 June 2020
With lots of families under extra pressure, demand on our services has remained strong, including a record 106 families helped in just one week in March. Sadly we have had a number of referrals related to the impact of Covid19 on family income as well as an increase in referrals related to Domestic Violence. It is always heartwarming to know that we can help out at a time in need for families and the last few weeks have been no exception.
High Tea a Fundraising Success
Thank you again to everyone who supported our High Tea. We made an amazing $17,000!!!
This will allow us to provide essential items to over 110 vulnerable families in the community. We couldn’t do it without your support.
Special thanks to our Gold and Silver Sponsors. We’re thrilled with the feedback from the day. As Kelly from Impressions Hair Salon said ”It’s great to see everyone together to help raise awareness it goes to show how Dandelion Support Network is so successful through the hard work you all have put in it to build it up. The speakers were real it was said how it is and that to me is the most inspirational thing ever”
Thanks to Bump Day Spa, Aspirations – Independent Financial Advice & Wealth Management Solutions
Lederer Miranda, AzImagined, The Baking Co. and Alasana Hypnotherapy and Yoga
Thanks also to all the business who provided fantastic prizes for the day, including Active Mind Body,https://www.instagram.com/bloom_katherinepeacock/, Bunnings Warehouse Australia, Crowne Nails Cronulla, Harry Hartog Bookseller, Angelsnbeyond , Financial Investment Solutions, Corie’s Hair Escape,Impressions Hair Salon, Hudson & Kingsley The Label, Highland Property Group, Climb Fit Kirrawee, Back to Balance, Carly RoseBlack Olive Gourmet Food and Elegance Hairdressing Menai.