National Volunteer Week Grant recipients announced


With thanks to generous support from Lotterywest, Volunteering WA has now allocated all the grants for National Volunteer Week celebrations.

It is our pleasure to announce that in total 191 organisations were successful in obtaining a grant and there will be 214 events taking place around WA involving 16,287 volunteers. The infographic shows the breakdown of allocation of grants into area around the state and how many volunteers will be involved.

Thank you to Lotterywest for their ongoing support and thank you to the organisations that took the time to submit an application. Volunteering WA wishes organisations a happy Volunteer Week and a successful event.

Please enter an image description.Organisations that will hold celebration events are:

Karratha Volunteer Fire & Rescue Service; Vinnies WA; Peel Volunteer Resource Centre; Museum of the Great Southern; City of Fremantle; Kwinana Volunteer Centre; City of Cockburn - Volunteer Resource Centre; Shire of Chittering; Quairading CRC; Woodridge Community Association Inc.; City of Joondalup; Albany and Regional Volunteer Service; State Emergency Service Canine Unit; Kulin Community Resource Centre; West Arthur Community Resource Centre; Friends Of The Mandurah Performing Arts Centre Inc; Avon Valley Arts Society Inc.; Volunteer South West Inc.; Northam Chamber of Commerce; Shire of Mundaring; Shire of Moora; Community Group of Greenough Inc; The Toodyay Herald (Inc)Collie Volunteer Bushfire Brigades; Busselton Hospice Care Inc.Merredin Community Resource Centre; Manjimup CRC; Pannawonica Craft Club; Wellstead Resource Community Centre Kalannie Community Resource Centre; UWA Guild Volunteering; Shire of Gingin; Wyalkatchem Community Resource Centre Incorporated; Pilbara Wildlife Carers Association Inc; KALGOORLIE BOULDER VOLUNTEER CENTRE INC; Exmouth Playgroup Association Inc; Beeliar Community Voice Inc; Centacare Family Services; Friends of Edenvale Inc.; Augusta Margaret River State Emergency Service; Albany Heritage Park; Mundaring Sharing Adult Learning Center; Awards WA Inc.; Shire of Murray; Dunsborough and Busselton Wildlife Care Inc.; Bayswater Bowling and Recreation Club; Town of Bassendean; Western Australian Forest Alliance; Waggrakine Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade; Kellerberrin Community Resource Centre Inc.; Friends of Peel Health Campus; National Trust of Western Australia; Princess Royal Sailing Club; Kanyana Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre; Mandurah Branch of Save the Children Australia; Northam Hockey Club; Lower Kalgan Community Association; The York Society; Badgingarra Bush Fire Brigade; Shire of Broome; Belmont Business Enterprise Centre IncAlbany Roller Derby LeagueToodyay Community Resource Centre; SECRET HARBOUR SURF LIFESAVING CLUB; Avon Valley Environmental Society inc; Investing In Our Youth; Healing Hands Wildlife Care (Great Southern WA) Inc; Alzheimer's WA; St Bartholomew's House; Mandurah Wildlife Rescue; Shire of Victoria Plains; Harvey Community Resource Centre Inc.; People Who Care; West Perth Football District Football Development Council Art; Geo Cultural Complex; St John Ambulance WA; The Greens (WA)City of Gosnells; Esperance Volunteer Resource Centre; Native ARC Inc; Fair Game Australia Ltd; The Forrestdale Sporting Association Inc; FILIPINO COMMUNITY COUNCIL OF WA; Girl Guides Western Australia; Classic Sounds Orchestra Association Inc.; Apex Club of Geraldton; Bridgetown Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade; Rotary in Western Australia District 9455St. Pat's Volunteer Thank You Dinner; Peel Bright Minds; Uniting Outreach BusseltonK9 DOG RESCUE (INC)Solaris Cancer Care; Rockingham Volunteer Sea Rescue Group (Inc)Collie PCYC; Intown Centre Inc; Holocaust Institute of WA; Youth Focus; Anglicare WA; Burrup Mountain Bike Club; A Maze of Story; Cockburn Community Wildlife Corridor BRIGHTWATER CARE GROUP; Armadale Christian Football Club Inc; Glyde-In Community Learning Centre Inc   Friends of Lake Claremont; Peel Community Kitchen; Cat Welfare Society Inc. Business Name: Cat Haven NICU Helping Little Hands Incorporated Tuart Place; Mature Adult Learning Association Avongro Inc.; Shire of Kojonup; So Change Inc; Personal Advocacy Service; Juniper - A Uniting Church Community; Beverley Community Resource Centre Inc; Mandurah Historical Society Inc; Motoring Southwest Inc (Collie Motorplex)Cystic Fibrosis WA; The Nintirri Centre INC; Millennium Kids Inc; City West Lotteries House; The Salvation Army Corps Rockingham; Little Athletics WA; Meerilinga Young Children's Services Inc; Gosnells District Neighbourhood Watch Inc.; Communicare Inc; COUNCIL ON THE AGEING (WA)South East Regional Centre for Urban Landcare; Hope Community Services; City of Stirling WA AIDS Council; The Wilderness Society WA; Cahoots; Friends of Yellagonga Regional Park; Story Dogs; West Australian Shalom Group; St John's Mount Magnet; ConnectGroupsDutch Aged Care (Western Australia) Inc, trading as Cura in-Home Care; EdConnect Australia; Silver Chain; Make-A-Wish Foundation Australia (Perth Branch); Citizens Advice Bureau of WA IncL'Arche Perth Inc; Western Australian Ostomy Association; Bibbulmun Track Foundation; PERTH OBSERVATORY VOLUNTEER GROUP (POVG)West Australian Pet Project Inc.; Women and Infants Research Foundation (WIRF)YOUTH BALLET WA Inc.; Conservation Council of WA; UnitingCare West; Nannup Community Resource Centre; Ngaarda Media; Munda Biddi Trail Foundation FAWNA Inc; Lancelin Volunteer Fire & Rescue; Cancer Council WA - Dot's Place Peel; Waratah Lodge (Wagin Frail Aged Inc)Lancelin Community Resource & Visitor Centre; Augusta CRC; Sussex Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade; Three Springs Community Action Group; North Mandurah Junior Football Club; Shire of Wagin; Green Skills Inc; Val & Kathy’s Crafty Kitchen; Defence Force Welfare Association, WA Branch Inc; Daily Bread 'R Us; Peel Community Legal Services; Crazy Crocs Playgroup; Solace Grief Support Group WA; Baysie RollersOld Guildfordians Mundaring Hockey Club MANDURAH MURRAY MAYDAY INC; Amana Living Harold Hawthorne Community Centre; Bennett Brook Railway; Rockingham Rugby Union Football Club; Canning Agricultural Horicultural and Recreational Society Inc; Nations Church (Nations Youth)Manning Rippers Football Club; Earthwise Community Association; Halls Head College and Education Support Centre P&C; Rise Network; Maroo Wildlife Refuge Inc; Rail Heritage WA; City of Rockingham; Hepatitis WA

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