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Grant recipients May 2020 – COVID-19 round

Funding  

A wide variety of projects, events and community-based initiatives are supported through the City’s Community Funding Program each year. The tables below highlight the organisations that successfully received funding, how much they received and for what purpose.  The May 2020 special round provided support for COVID-19 crisis projects.

The City of Gosnells appreciates the work and support that many organisations across the City are providing to residents and those that are most vulnerable during this time.  Although we could not support all applications, the City is proud to assist the below listed organisations with their projects and programs. “Thank you”.

 

Level 2 grants (from April 2019)

Recipient

Purpose

Amount

 

Starick Services

 

Addresses women and children's immediate crisis needs through the provision essential food and hygiene products.  Increased activity based entertainment at the refuge allowing residents to feel less isolated. 24 people will benefit weekly.

$7,991

 

Multicultural Communities Council of WA

 

Distribution of food hampers and other essential household items to vulnerable members from multicultural communities.  160 families will benefit.

$8,000

 

Langford Aboriginal Association

 

Provision of food packs, cleaning products, personal hygeine products, medications and toiletries to Aboriginal families with Elders or members with chronic illnesses. 100 families will benefit.

$8,000

 

Alyssa's Autism Acceptance Project Inc.

 

 

Creation of a virtual 'Lego Club' for children with Autism, which allows families to participate in supported sessions through video conferencing, as well as providing Lego Kits for families in hardship. 20 children and 40 adults per week will benefit.

$1,500

 

William Langford House

 

Provision of food vouchers to families suffering financial hardship resulting from COVID-19 and the supply of Mental Health Aid Kits to reduce feelings of helplessness/mental stress from isolation. 150 people will benefit.

$8,000

 

Real Life Church

 

 

Adapted soup kitchen project provides hot meals to the community along with food hampers, clothing toiletries, take-away meals and coffee/tea for over 150 people will benefit weekly. 

$8,000

The Salvation Army Gosnells

 

Provision of food hampers for those experiencing hardship during COVID-19, either as a result of lost income or social isolation. 30 people will benefit weekly.

 $2,000

 

Pregnancy Problem House

 

Hero Mums support program will distribute essential baby items including clothing, nappies and baby equipment to at-risk families. 80-100 local families will benefit.

$2,930

 

United in Diversity

 

Supply of baby care/toiletries packages and the provision of cooking demo videos/ingredients boxes for participation in the activities.  140 people and 300 extended family members will benefit.

$6,690

 

St Joseph Syro-Malabar Parish Perth

 

 

Support to migrant families and international students affected by COVID-19 through the supply of food, financial, medical support and direction for those needing counselling or guidance to professional help-lines. 40-50 families/individuals will benefit.

$7,000

 

Australian Arab Association

 

The delivery of meals delivered to seniors and people with disabilities or illness. 1000 residents will directly benefit.

$4,000

Be My Koorda

 

Provision of emergency relief/purchase cards for families of Be My Koorda, along with and care packs for aboriginal families with children with Autism and other disabilities. 40 families will benefit.

$7,343

 

Pets of Older Persons

 

Providing support to elderly and disabled people to help care for their pets, enabling pets and owners to receive the essentials required to remain safe and healthy during COVID-19.  This includes walking dogs and transport to vets or kennels in emergencies. 50 people will benefit.

$1,000

 

 

 

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