WE'RE HERE TO
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.
GOOD DEEDS - POSITIVE IMPACTS
OUR CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTIONS
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.
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.
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.
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.
SYDNEY CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL - MENTAL HEALTH SEVICES
The Children’s Hospital at Westmead provides quality care and clinical services to 80,000 sick and injured children each year. It is the largest paediatric centre in NSW and provides excellent care for children from NSW, Australia and across the Pacific Rim. The Sydney Children's Hospitals Network provides a range of services to support the positive mental health of children and young people and to care for those who experience problems associated with mental illness.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.