CSF AR2018 Annual Report - Final-2018 - Page 30

Frankston Community Appeal “Live locally, give locally” 580 Hampers were provided to assist 1742 people (764 adults and 978 children) who resided in 27th Annual Frankston Community Appeal Each year CSF seeks cash donations to buy non-perishable groceries to put together festive hampers – each worth approximately $100 - for Frankston families. Many local businesses, organisations and schools run their own grocery collection events and give CSF cash and in-kind donations for our volunteers to make into additional hampers for individuals, including our rough sleepers. Cash and in-kind donations 201 7 : 580 Hampers with food and gifts were distributed to local families and people living alone. These hampers were put together using: the City of Frankston. 15 Tubs Full Appeal Village Clinic, Mt. Eliza, has been a major donor to the Frankston Community Appeal for the last eleven years. Their first target was to fill 15 fifty litre plastic tubs with festive foods of a non-perishable nature. In 2017, the Village Clinic doctors, nurses, receptionists and allied health staff, patients and well wishers continued to do an amazing job and were our largest provider of donated festive goods. $31,682 total cash donations was a record breaker, and a significant in-kind donation from Operation Larder supplied 300 units of ham, Christmas cakes, Christmas puddings, custard and a further in-kind donation of cordial and mixed lollies was provided thanks to the Frankston RSL. A special mention to the Silver Linings Charitable Trust for providing this year’s largest single donation and also to Allison Monkhouse Frankston for sponsoring our candlelights for the Frankston Festival of Lights Fundraiser. Bayside Gift Wrapping Thanks to the support of Bayside Shopping Centre, CSF Volunteers and friends wrapped hundreds of presents for gold coin donations, with all proceeds directed to the Appeal. 30 It takes a community