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Supported Charities: An Evolving Page

WIZO

WIZO is an international movement dedicated to the advancement of the status of women, welfare of all sectors of Israeli society and encouragement of Jewish education in Israel and the Diaspora.

OzHarvest

OzHarvest is a non-denominational charity that rescues excess food which would otherwise be discarded. This excess food is distributed to charities supporting the vulnerable in Sydney, Canberra, Newcastle, Adelaide and Brisbane. OzHarvest was founded in Sydney, November 2004.

Sydney Jewish Museum

The Sydney Jewish Museum is dedicated to documenting and teaching the history of the Holocaust so that these events will never be repeated.

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne

Through a continued commitment to excellence, innovation and compassion, Peter Mac has grown from humble beginnings with just a handful of staff in a one-room clinic, to over 2,500 staff at five sites across Victoria. In the words of Sir Peter MacCallum, ‘Nothing but the best is good enough for the treatment of cancer’. This sense of purpose and commitment to making life better for people with cancer, their families and carers, continues today at Peter Mac.

National Gallery of Victoria Womens’ Association

Founded in 1861, the National Gallery of Victoria is Australia’s oldest public art gallery. The purpose of the NGV Women’s Association (NGVWA) is to support the interests of the National Gallery of Victoria.  This is largely through the funding of works of art for the collections held by the NGV and through a travel scholarship for NGV curators.  The financial assistance to the NGV is fundamental to the Women’s Association’s purpose, however the NGVWA extends its role by bringing people into the NGV and by fostering a more general interest in the arts. Funds are raised through an annual program of interesting and entertaining events. Each event is designed to attract people from varied backgrounds and with different interests. Such events include lectures, seminars, visits to regional galleries, opportunities to study garden history and design and events of a more social character with an arts based theme.

Education Institute, Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne

The Royal Children’s Hospital Education Institute is committed to providing a rich learning experience for children and young people so that their journey as learners continues in hospital. They aim to make the transition from hospital back to school or kindergarten as seamless as possible by keeping students connected to their regular learning environment and their peers.

Children Healthcare Women

An association of Canadian women dedicated to the support of health, social welfare and educational programs in Israel, and to the enrichment of Jewish life in Canada.

WIZO Sth Africa

The Premier Jewish Women’s Organisation in South Africa that empowers women to identify with Israel through education and commitment to their beneficiaries.

Sydney Story Factory

The Sydney Story Factory is a not-for-profit creative writing centre for children. Volunteer tutors offer free help to tell stories of all kinds. Programs are targeted at disadvantaged children, especially those from indigenous and non-English speaking backgrounds, but are open to all. Sydney Story Factory programs are project-based, and every child walks away with a published piece of work.

Mini-Mos

Mini-Mos, the longest running community event in Australia, is organized almost entirely by volunteers from Mosman Public School and is the major fundraising event each year for the school. However, the event has traditionally supported two charities in addition to the school. Starlight Children’s Foundation and Giant Steps are also beneficiaries of this wonderful community event.

Many Various Prize Donations

We have happily donated books and/or MMCC kitchen essentials for use as gifts, prizes or raffle items to the following to help them raise funds: Wesley College Melbourne, Shalom College Sydney, Ascham School Sydney, Giant Steps Sydney, WIZO Australia, National Gallery of Victoria Women’s Association, Mini-MOS, Network (Sydney)Moriah College, Smile Foundation, Cancer Council Biggest Morning Tea and many more.