Blacktown Mayoress, Mrs Anne Bali is calling on the local community to remember those less fortunate and share in the joy of Christmas by donating a gift to the annual Lady Mayoress's Christmas Gift Appeal.
By donating online through Simply Giving, gifts will be equally delivered directly to the nominated charities below.
Gifts will be accepted up until 5.00 pm, Friday 7 December 2018 and will be donated to local charities including MacKillop Family Services and Act For Kids as well as the Country Women’s Association in Quirindi.
Act for Kids -
is an Australian charity providing free therapy and support services to children and families who have experienced, or are at risk of child abuse and neglect. They have helped thousands of children and families for over 30years. Their services include, integrated therapy, support for vulnerable families, education services, residential services and special workshops to empower kids and safe houses in remote Aboriginal communities.
MacKillop Family Services -
exists to support, foster hope, and promote justice for children, young people and families, particularly those who have experienced distress, disadvantage and abuse. Each young person and family they work with is protected, nurtured and given the chance to build a brighter future.
Liverpool Plains Shire Council -
This year we will be supporting our Sister City Partner in Quirindi by donating gifts to children of families in need during this difficult time. The drought in NSW has had a significant financial impact on families in all regional areas. This Christmas we hope to bring back their smiles with our donations.
For more information please contact the Events Team on 9839 6000