Anything is possible when you have the right support and you support the right way!
HIGHETT COMMUNITY BANK
We are proudly supported by Highett Community Bank whose 2020 grant allowed us to purchase much-needed items for our Comfort Packs for vulnerable elderly in Bayside’s Not For Profit aged care facilities. Through their support, we were able to provide more items for our care packs for 538 Covid vulnerable across 7 aged care homes in Bayside. In 2021 we received our 2nd grant that will foster our community partners and help those in need in our Bayside region.
BAYSIDE CITY COUNCIL
We are proudly supported by the Bayside City Council with a grant in 2020 to support our Comfort Packs for vulnerable elderly in Bayside’s Not For Profit aged care facilities. These packs went to 538 Covid vulnerable elderly across 7 aged care homes in Bayside.
GLEN EIRA CITY COUNCIL
We are proudly supported by Glen Eira City Council, who have gave us a grant in 2021 to organise Comfort Packs for adults & children fleeing domestic violence.
The packs were delivered to the children in the Glen Eira region through The Orange Door.
CITY OF KINGSTON
We are proudly supported by the City of Kingston who’s has given us the initial grant in 2021 that allowed us to produce comfort packs for residents in two not-for-profit aged care homes in the Kingston area.
In 2021 we also received funding through Kingston Council annual grant for equipment including storage crates & bi-fold tables & much-needed shelving.
Bayside Community Emergency Relief is engaging with communities in areas on the Melbourne east coastline of Port Phillip Bay, we thought it important to connect with state MPs, who are vested with the responsibility of looking after their local communities and are hands-on with community support during past & current emergencies. We are honoured to have the following three patrons support our efforts in their communities:
We are delighted to have Mark Santomartino as our Goodwill Ambassador.
Mark is a talented multi-media journalist, producer, presenter and content developer and is a journalist with Nine News Melbourne. Mark’s career began as a newsreader and producer for community radio and TV. Community is very much a driving force for Mark & his values align well with ours.