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Good news for Safety Beach
One local organisation, dedicated to providing year round safety patrols, monitoring and search and rescue operations, has received news of a funding boost this week, following the announcement that local retailer The Good Guys Mornington will be supporting the organisation via their Local Giving Program.
Having supported local community organisations since the store opened last year, the store has donated more than $6,500 back to the community, a move which has seen support for local charities CFA and Jamie’s Ministry of Food Australia.
Australian Volunteer Coast Guard Safety Beach will now become the recipient of a percentage of every transaction in store, a move which Allan Smith of Coast Guard Safety Beach says will make a big impact on the organisation.
“We are really excited about this partnership and want to say a big thanks to all The Good Guys Mornington customers who have made this program work so that we can benefit from donations raised,” said Allan. “It means a great deal to our community here.”
“At Coast Guard Safety Beach we aim to provide services that support the safety of our local community throughout the year - and this support will go a long way,” he said.
With The Good Guys Local Giving Program having donated more than $6 million nationally towards local community partners across Australia, Proprietor of The Good Guys Mornington Tony Coco says he is excited to provide local customers with the opportunity to support Coast Guard Safety Beach with each transaction.
“Our customers are always invited to join in and have their say as to where the funding is distributed,” he said. “Customers can support this great initiative simply by placing the heart shaped Token we provide at the checkout into the Token Box compartment for Volunteer Coast Guard.”
Tony continued, “It is just a way to put some good back into our local community where our customers and employees work and live.”
The Good Guys Local Giving Program is run by The Good Guys Foundation. For more information on the program or to find out more about The Good Guys Mornington’s support of Coast Guard Safety Beach, simply visit Tony at Peninsula Home Centre or speak to one of his friendly team members in store.