And the finalists are...
And the finalists are...
It is our honour to announce this year's finalists.
Selecting the finalists in the Alliance Bank Do Good Awards is always difficult and this year is no exception. The community spirit and dedication to social good shown never fails to inspire. Congratulations to all our nominees. We will be sharing finalist’s stories over the coming weeks with winners announced 3rd February 2020.
So, the 2019 Do Good Awards finalists are...
Do Good Community Award Finalists
Ange Liston-McCaughley for her work supporting people with type 1 diabetes.
Brandon Dellow, advocate for mental health, cultural diversity, equal opportunity, human rights and more.
Gerry Gillespie, environmental advocate, resource recovery consultant and land management champion.
Donna Lauder for giving a voice to people with communication difficulties.
Lindsay O'Conner for understanding the needs of his community and quietly lending a hand when it's most needed.
Pat Cleggett for her tireless work with the Partners of Veterans Association.
Nick Losurdo for his work with the C3 Community.
Rebecca Picone, founder of Peace of Mind Foundation, supporting those affected by brain cancer.
Do Good Team Award Finalists
Jolene and Paul Adams, founders of Funky Hearts, a not-for-profit children's play centre.
Roger Van Cornewal and Robert Glenn for their role in establishing the Mens Shed in Bemboka.
Sue White and Rachel Howard for establishing the Scullin Community Group to build better connections within their community.
Southern Highlands Association of Women (SHAW) for supporting women experiencing domestic violence, homelessness and physical and mental illness.
The Community Chest Volunteers for their services in assisting people in crisis.
Wingescaribee SES Unit that continually go above and beyond the call to assist everyone who comes to grief or needs help in the area.
Do Good Business Award Finalists
Cherished Pets Community Veterinary Care for facilitating companionship between vulnerable people and pets.
Cherri on Top, for supporting mental health within the Performing Arts industry.
Green Life Design Pty. Ltd for work in sustainablity with a focus of early childhood education.
Kenshi Candles, a social enterprise helping people in need across the world.
Robb Roofing and Consulting for a broad range of services to the local community.
Little Waste Co. for work in the area of environmental sustainability.
Issac Delivers, a delivery service advocating independence and entrepreneurship for people with disability.