Grants and Donations
We gratefully acknowledge grants and donations which enable WERS to provide much-needed services to the local community.
February 2021 Box Hill Tax Office Staff Welfare Fund: $2000 for the provision of Emergency Relief for City of Whitehorse residents suffering hardship
December 2020 Hanbit Korean Congregation of St Andrew’s Uniting Church: $2500 for emergency relief support to vulnerable City of Whitehorse community members
June 2019 Whitehorse City Council – Community Grant: $8250 for operational expenses
May 2019 Crown Resorts Foundation – Community Champions Grants Program: $2000 for general use
April 2019 Federal Department of Social Services (DSS) – Volunteers Grant: $2277.50 for training, background checks, and computer and small electrical equipment
March 2019 Lions Club of Nunawading: $2000 for improvements to the safety and function of the foodbank and reception areas
March 2019 Rotary Club of Box Hill: $2000 for improvements to the security of the reception area
Whitehorse Emergency Relief and Support Inc. – Board of Management
All incorporated organisations are required by law to appoint a governing body, which serves as the organisation’s highest authority.
The Board’s job is to provide purpose, leadership and overall strategy. It must ensure the community group’s finances are sound, its operations are legal and its procedures work.
Boards of incorporated bodies are given legal authority and responsibility to develop and oversee policies and practices to:
- keep the organisation true to its mission
- responsibly and ethically manage its finances
- safeguard its assets
- operate in the public interest