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MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Celebrating and enriching community is an important part of who we are.
It's a commitment to giving back, sharing joy and being there in times of need.

CHARITY


GOOD DEEDS - POSITIVE IMPACTS

OUR CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTIONS

$1,499,805.15 Lifetime

MARK HUGHES FOUNDATIONMARK HUGHES FOUNDATION

MARK HUGHES FOUNDATION

The Mark Hughes Foundation (MHF) is a charity formed in Newcastle by Mark and Kirralee Hughes following Mark’s diagnosis with Brain Cancer in 2013. The Mark Hughes Foundation’s mission is to raise much needed funds for research, to create awareness and support brain cancer patients and their families.

$2,350,000.00 Lifetime

JEANS FOR GENESJEANS FOR GENES

JEANS FOR GENES

Every dollar you donate goes directly to Children’s Medical Research Institute and helps find treatments and cures for children’s genetic diseases. We can’t do it without you.

$264,354.15 Lifetime

A START IN LIFEA START IN LIFE

A START IN LIFE

A Start in Life provides tailored assistance to disadvantaged families to ensure their children can access the same learning opportunities as their peers.

$2,000,000.00 Lifetime

THREAD TOGETHERTHREAD TOGETHER

THREAD TOGETHER

Thread Together is the only organisation in Australia whose main mission is to source new and excess clothing from fashion retailers and redistribute items to those in our communities that need it most. They believe that clothing performs a vital role in creating brighter futures for those who need it most.

$5,045.00 Lifetime

LOUD SHIRT DAYLOUD SHIRT DAY

LOUD SHIRT DAY

Loud Shirt Day is a fun one day event when you can wear your brightest clothes and raise money to help give the gift of sound and speech to deaf children. Whether you fancy stripes, florals, polka dots or paisley, as long as its got colour and pizzazz, it will be perfect for Loud Shirt Day.

$5,300.00 Lifetime

MCGRATH FOUNDATIONMCGRATH FOUNDATION

MCGRATH FOUNDATION

The McGrath Foundation currently funds 145 McGrath Breast Care Nurses in communities right across Australia. Our nurses are at the heart of the McGrath Foundation, working to improve the lives of individuals and families experiencing breast cancer.

$109,786.60 Lifetime

BUSH FIRE APPEALBUSH FIRE APPEAL

BUSH FIRE APPEAL

We experienced one of our worst summer bushfire seasons across the country in 2019/2020. Donations were distributed across various organisations to assist the people, animals and firefighters that were directly impacted by these horrific fires.

$2,500.00 Lifetime

DROUGHT APPEALDROUGHT APPEAL

DROUGHT APPEAL

Over the past two months LOWES has been participating in a campaign to help support our Farmers during the recent droughts.Donations from LOWES included: gift vouchers, clothing & footwear while staff were generous enough to donate food gift cards.

$6,000.00 Lifetime

KIDZ WISHKIDZ WISH

KIDZ WISH

Founded in 2004 to fulfil a need for children who are sick, disadvantaged or have a disability through a large Children's Christmas Party. They have now expanded into providing further services such as therapy, support work, and assisted programs through individual and group sessions at home, school and within the community.