Where your money goes – recent donations
Since 1974, The Primary Club of Australia has donated over $5 Million dollars to charity organisations around Australia who support people with disabilities. In 2014 dollars that figure is $8 Million dollars.
The Primary Club of Australia has a dedicated Charity Committee that reviews each request for funds to ensure that we get best value from all donations we make. If possible, we received three quotes from suppliers.
Below are some of the donations The Primary Club of Australia has made on your behalf:
ST EDMUNDS WAHROONGA, $40,600.00
New artificial turf surface for playground NEW SURFACE FOR PLAYGROUND
SCOPE VIC. $2,500.00
Cricket and sporting equipment
VIC BLIND CRICKET, $2,824.00
Cricket Balls and Blind cricket equipment
TOUCHED BY OLIVIA, $8,100.00
LITTLE BY LITTLE, $25,000.00
THE NEATE SWIM SCHOOL, $3,000.00
Rash Vests and Tents
Aspect Hunter School $69,185
A large covered playground with softfall synthetic surface used by the students.
Aspect is one of Australia’s leading not-for-proﬁt service providers, helping people with autism and other disabilities and their families since 1966 (below)
Special Olympics Qld $2,500
Wheelchair Sports NSW, Putney $17,190
Six basketball wheelchairs
These wheelchairs are specifically made and will be used for new and developing players.
Sunnyfield, Castle Hill, $4,686
Exercise equipment for the occupants of one of their homes for intellectually disabled boys in Castle Hill.
North Rocks Public School $15,000
Playground – Click here to read the article about the donation
Special Olympics Australia, Newcastle, $4,500
Trophies and soccer goal posts for the Junior National Games in which 350 disabled young athletes will compete over 5 days.
The Hills School, Northmead $20,040
Bike shed and Bikes. (The Hills School uses a variety of bikes for students and a shed to house them )
Scope (Vic), Box Hill Vic $1,200
Equipment for Balloon Football League and Modified Cricket program.
Sailability NSW, Jannali NSW $9,000
Sailability approached The Primary Club of Australia informing us that some second hand sails were available having been used only once before . In purchasing these sails we saved the members of the Primary Club over $11,000 on buying them new.
Catholic Care $415
Recreational equipment to assist recreation for patients at Dorothy Sales Cottages, a home for 8 individuals plus a respite bed. Equipment included Pool Plinth, Balls, witches hats and cones.
Clarke Road School, Hornsby $40,818
Two playgrounds and softfall surface
Sydney Children’s Foundation $12,615
The Primary Club of Australia donated to Sydney Children’s Hospital Foundation in Randwick, Pediatric Mobility Equipment, comprising of 9 wheelchairs for use of the children when they are in hospital receiving treatment.
Special Olympics Southern Highlands, $1,881
Cricket equipment – bats, pads, awards, clothing, etc. This equipment was featured in the May Newsletter.
Sailability VIC, The Boatshed, Albert Park $12,500
Two Access 2,3 Sailboats, complete with sail decal for their Albert Park centre (below)