Mobilising for Mogo: The Story
In the first 3 weeks of 2020 we secured and donated over $100,000.00 in grocery, petrol, hardware, art, school supply vouchers and 7 tonne of camping and customised grocery, baby, bathroom, pet food.
Phase 1: Delivered January 11
Within four days over 600 items were collected which included custom, labelled tubs of groceries, bathroom, pet and baby supplies plus all the requested camping gears and stoves.
Two shipping containers secured and funded onsite at the Boomerang Meeting Place. Ensured that our truck had dedicated storage.
$2,555 to Mogo Public School P&C: Raised in 7 days to cover any back to school costs.
Phase 2: Delivered January 31
$3,100 – Mogo Local Aboriginal Land Council: International artists Seth Apter and Kecia Deveney launched an art fundraiser selling their art to raise funds for the artists who lost their work and supplies.
Phase 3: Delivered February 1
Custom collection of items for School, Vouchers for school supplies, plus a collection of requested Tools and Hardware store cards. Delivered a beautiful outdoor Mini-Kaze Mud Kitchen for the pre-school and supplies for the kids.
$2,000 – Eurobodalla Woodies: Hardware Cards for them to purchase new tools to keep functioning.
Phase 4: February 14 – Easter
Working directly with the Chamber we are launching “Love Mogo in February” with a program that will support the Mogo Village Chamber, Mens Shed, Public School and Boomerang Meeting Place.
Phase 5: May – iPads for Students
With the support of Knox Grammar School and Barker College, we supplied Mogo Public School with iPads for every child.
Phase 6: June – One on one assistance
By listening to individual families and residents we were able to bring direct action to areas where they needed support. Tree removal, land clearing, contract negotiations and grant support.
Phase 7: August 14 – Beds and Whitegoods
Working directly with the team at Good360 we delivered beds, linens, pillows, quilts and white goods. With special thanks to Harvey Norman for their generous support of this particular initiative.
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