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Help for the Hunter Region

26 October 2020 |Community

Help for the Hunter Region

26 October 2020 |Community
To support its local community NOVA Alliance Bank is giving $25,000 to a range of charities.
NOVA Alliance Bank CEO, David Franklin, said that the Board with the support of staff and members agreed to expand the grant program.
“There is no doubt that the Covid19 pandemic has thrown many challenges to our community, particularly in the not-for-profit sector. This year we decided to increase our support and provide five organisations within our community with a grant. Each grant provides additional financial support to projects so that they can operate within their communities."
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NOVA increases community support

Got Your Back Sista

Got Your Back Sista works with women and their children experiencing domestic violence - many are at risk of living below the poverty line. The charity provides a pathway from refuge accommodation to sustainable independent housing and employment.

Hunter Breast Cancer Foundation

The Foundation provides support to locals diagnosed with breast cancer. One in eight women in the Hunter region are diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. That's around 600 new cases every year. The services offered aim to ease the burden on individuals and their families so they can focus on treatment and recovery.

Soul Cafe

Operating since 2003 the cafe provides free hot meals to disadvantaged people in the Newcastle region. Many are homeless, or dealing with drug or alcohol addiction, crime or violence, poverty, separation or mental health issues. The cafe also links people to support services that provide a pathway towards increased safety, health and purpose.

Connect Ability Australia

For more the 25 years Connect Ability Australia has been supporting people throughout the Hunter region by creating connections and opportunities for a diverse community. Their range of services help people live more fulfilling and meaningful lives. From family counselling to aged care and support services for disabled people, their aim is help everyone live their best life.

Hunter Melanoma Foundation

The Foundation provides financial support to the Newcastle Melanoma Unit and support for patients and their families. They also raise funds to support research, education, prevention, early detection and to raise awareness.

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