Following the devastating bushfires and droughts affecting the country, particularly our own rural and regional communities, Northern NSW Football and its Member Zones will be undertaking a food drive in conjunction with Foodbank Australia to provide goods to those who have been impacted.
From today until 30 January 2020, we invite and encourage any of our football family wanting to donate to drop off NEW non-perishable food items and essentials such as shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, sanitary items and baby formula to any of the below offices between 10am and 4pm, weekdays.
Lake Macquarie Regional Football Facility (Football FIVE5) – 13 Park Rd, Speers Point
North Coast Football – C.ex Coffs International Stadium, The Hub (Offices 3-4), Stadium Drive, Coffs Harbour
Hunter Valley Football (from 13 January) – 4/167 Vincent Street, Cessnock
Football Mid North Coast – 16 Hacks Ferry Rd, Telegraph Point
Northern Inland Football (Tamworth) – 468-472 Peel St, Tamworth
Northern Inland Football (Armidale Monday’s 8.30am -3pm) –Rologas Sporting Complex
Prefer to donate money?
We will not be accepting financial donations, however, also encourage members to donate directly to a number of reputable organisations who can accept financial donations including (however not limited to):
Foodbank Australia: www.foodbank.org.au
Red Cross Disaster Relief and Recovery Appeal: www.fundraise.redcross.org.au/drr
Bushfire Disaster Appeal: www.communityenterprisefoundation.com.au/make-adonation
Buy a Bale: www.buyabale.com.au
NOTE: Clubs impacted by bushfires may be eligible for Disaster Recovery Grants of up to $15,000. More information is available here.