Building a healthier community cheque presentation 2012

Annual donations presented to local organisations.

UFS Pharmacies made a big start to their 140-year celebrations by distributing over $50,000 to a number of local charities and organisations.

The Building a Healthier Community program has generated over $200,000 during the past ten years and over 50 groups have benefited from the membership fee disbursement.

UFS Pharmacies members not only gain great savings, they also know a percentage of their joining fee is going to the worthwhile cause of their choice.

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Maiden Gully Fire Brigade will put their donation towards buying a defibrillator for their first responding truck.
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St Luke’s will put their funds into their deemed enrolment program, which provides services for over 50 students between 12 and 17 years of age who are disengaged from mainstream education.
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The funds will give Strathfieldsaye Primary School invaluable support in putting on this year’s school performance as well as assisting in landscaping the new building.
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The Bendigo Animal Welfare and Community Services will continue developing their ‘Seniors for Seniors’ program offering gentle, mature companion animals to frail aged members of our community.
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The many services provided by the Breast Cancer Support Services Network will benefit from this donation as they continue to raise funds to assist their important work.
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St. Joseph’s Primary School will be purchasing plants for their new reflective garden, recently established for the use of students, staff, parents and the school community.

The Building a Healthier Community program is a very important part of UFS Pharmacies contribution to the Bendigo Community and support from their members ensures its success in helping many local organisations.