Did you know that Lane Cove’s sister city is Gunnedah? As this drought continues to cripple NSW, Lane Cove is to stage a week of drought relief help. Gunnedah became Lane Cove’s Sister City after the last drought when Lane Cove helped the people of Gunnedah. Lane Cove Mayor Pam Palmer has met with the Mayor of Gunnedah and told him that Lane Cove would help out. This idea started with Lane Cove Councillor Andrew Zbik who is married to former Gunnedah resident Bronwyn Deane.
Gold for Gunnedah is a simple proposition if everyone in Lane Cove donated a $2.00 gold coin we could raise $77 564.
How Will the Money Benefit Gunnedah?
Lane Cove Rotary has been working with Rotary Gunnedah to establish a collection point. Gunnedah Rotary will disperse the money throughout their community by way of vouchers to local food stores, Bunnings and other local retailers. Money will also be donated to Feed A Farmer (who is working with Aussie Helpers in Gunnedah). Monies raised are to provide assistance and/or relief to Gunnedah farmers and residents impacted by the drought. Find out more here.
List of Collection Points
Thank you to the amazing Lane Cove Community – churches, scouts, sporting clubs, local schools, child care centres, pre-schools and local businesses are collecting. The Collection Points are here:
|Apple Dental Lane Cove|
|Aussie Lane Cove|
|Birrahlee Pre School|
|Burns Bay Bookery|
|Burns Bay Dance Studios|
|Burns Bay Physiotherapy|
|C3 Church Lane Cove|
|Cellarbrations Lane Cove|
|Courtenay & Co Solicitors|
|Eyes 4 You|
|Eyes on Lane Cove|
|First Learning Australia|
|Fit Lane Cove|
|Good Start Child Care Lane Cove|
|Greenwich Sailing Club (have emailed members with Go Fund Me Link)|
|Guardian Child Care Lane Cove|
|Gymbaroo Lane Cove and Greenwich|
|IGA Burns Bay Road|
|KU Osborne Park|
|Lane Cove Cats AFL|
|Lane Cove Taekwondo|
|Lane Cove Football Club (collected at presentation day)|
|Lane Cove Golf Club|
|Lane Cove Junior Rugby Union Club (will collect at presentation day and Lane Cove Fun Run)|
|Lane Cove Music and Cultural Centre|
|Lane Cove Occasional Care|
|Lane Cove Orthodontics|
|Lane Cove Physiotherapy|
|Lane Cove Podiatry|
|Lane Cove Public School|
|Lane Cove Theatre Company (collected at Next to Normal)|
|Lane Cove West PS (collected at Fathers Day Breakfast)|
|MBE Lane Cove|
|Raine and Horne Lane Cove|
|St Andrews Uniting Church Longueville|
|Storage King Lane Cove|
|Super Mix Juciery|
|Sydney Speech Clinic|
|Tambourine Bay Scouts|
|The Social Room|
|Vision PT Lane Cove|
If you can’t get to a collection point, please donate via our Go Fund Me page – link here.
Thank you to everyone who has supported the Gold For Gunnedah Campaign.
Afternoon Tea for Drought Relief – Finishing off the week will be the Afternoon Tea for Drought Relief – all money going to Drought Angels (which helps out all farmers everywhere). Drought Angels are sending one of their founders to this event to speak about their work and how the drought is impacting rural Australia. Please book NOW so that catering requirements can be ascertained.
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