Kendall Community Op Shop 2018 charity grants

Steve Martin (YP Space), Jill Eagleton (FAWNA), Allan Phelps (North Coast Cancer Institute), Lillian Andrews (Hastings Home Hospice) and Tin Hta Nu (Burma Education)
Steve Martin (YP Space), Jill Eagleton (FAWNA), Allan Phelps (North Coast Cancer Institute), Lillian Andrews (Hastings Home Hospice) and Tin Hta Nu (Burma Education)

Six charities were announced as the recipients of funding from the Kendall Community Op Shop on March 5. 

The presentation of the charity grants was at the Kendall Citizen and Services Club, where a representative received the funding on behalf of their organisation. 

Each year five per cent of the Kendall Community Op Shop profits are directed towards charities.

The charity grants are decided by the volunteers and is separate from the grants system where organisation apply for funding. 

Hastings Home Hospice ($3000), Mid Coast Cancer Centre ($1500), Burma Education Fund ($500), FAWNA ($1000), YP Space ($2000) and Wauchope Palliative Care ($500) were the 2018 recipients. 

Majority of the charities are run solely by volunteers.