Social Responsibilities

Giving back to the community

Social Responsibilities

Over the past few months, Tolerro has donated to many various charitable causes. Below are some of the wonderful charities that Tolerro supports and we encourage you to click through to their profiles to find out more about the work they do.

Australian Cancer Research Foundation

Australian Cancer Research Foundation – $5,000

Tolerro made a donation to ACRF in memory of Steve Allatt, one of our treasured employees, who passed away in 2013. Funds go towards world-class research to prevent, diagnose and find cures for all types of cancer.

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The Ride to Conquer Cancer – $2,000

Tolerro recently donated to support Vincent Lammerse (Vinnie’s Ride) in support of his late Mother who passed away in 2013. He is riding to raise funds for the Flinders Medical Centre Foundation in Adelaide.

Little Heroes Foundation – $10,000

Tolerro sponsored the 16th Air Land Regiment supporting Little Heroes in the City to Bay race to be held on 16th September, 2012. Our $10,000 donation will go towards providing medical facilities, equipment, services and support for children diagnosed with cancer and other serious illness, and their families.

Act for Kids

Act for Kids – $20,000

Over the last three years it has been in Tolerro’s heart to stand up for abused children. Act for Kids is one of the most prominent providers of free professional therapy to prevent and treat child abuse and neglect. Please support this wonderful cause.

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Be a Hero Australia – $5000

Be A HERO Australia educates, inspires, equips and facilitates people of all ages to challenge them to “Be A HERO” to the 1.2 billion children at risk due to poverty, homelessness, child labour, slavery, sexual exploitation, aids and plagues, and war.

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Kenmore Baptist Church – $66,834

Kenmore Baptist Church serve their local and surrounding community with helping hands. Among other projects, Tolerro’s latest sponsorship has purchased a ute to assist with “Street Teams”. These teams assist with flood clean-up, mowing the lawns of the elderly and disabled and reach out with helping hands to any other need that comes to their attention.

International House

International House UQ – $10,000

Tolerro donated a Bursary of $10,000 to the Endowment Fund (an Aboriginal Scholarship Fund) for an Aboriginal student to complete a degree at University of Queensland.

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Hamlin Fistula Foundation – $20,050

The Hamlin Fistula Relief and Aid Fund works with the treatment, prevention and raising awareness of obstetric fistula in Ethiopia. This much needed work literally changes Women’s lives who have suffered this trauma from child birth.

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Everyday Hero – $3000

Everyday Hero is a not-for-profit organisation that encourages and facilitates everyday people to get motivated to choose a charity and begin their own fundraising campaign to raise money for their cause.

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QIMR – $1000

QIMR scientists perform world class research that turns discoveries into treatments that we or someone we love may one day need.

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Gospel for Asia – $5000

Gospel for Asia train and support local missionaries to reach the unreached people and groups in Asia with the message and works of Jesus Christ.

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National Stroke Foundation – $1000

National Stroke Foundation is the voice of stroke in Australia and work with stroke survivors, carers, health professionals, government and the public to reduce the impact of stroke on the Australian community.

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Fred Hollows Foundation – $2250

The Fred Hollows Foundation continues the work of its founder to end the avoidable blindness of the 39 million blind people today, 4 out of 5 who don’t need to be blind if they can access life changing treatment.

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Global Development Group – $7,260

Global Development Group are a Non- Government Organisation carrying out humanitarian projects with approved partners to provide aid to numerous projects around the world that relieve poverty.

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RACQ Care Flight Rescue – $5000

Tolerro purchased $5000 of gifts from RACQ Care Flight rescue to donate to the paediatric wing of hospitals in the Northern Territory and Northern Queensland.

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Rotary International – $2000

This donation supported Rotary International’s work to end polio. For as little as US$0.60, a child can be protected against the virus for life. More than 10 million children under the age of five could be paralyzed by polio in the next 40 years if the fight does not continue.

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Children in Christ – $1000

Children in Christ empower children through the gospel to become leaders and carry on to transform communities through the leadership of children.

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Shalom Home India – $80 per month + extra when needed

This wonderful organisation changes the future of Indian children through accommodation, education, practical life skills and social integration. We sponsor two boys, “Prabakaran” aged 11 and his brother “Abinesh” aged 13.

Community Bridges

Community Bridges – $2500

Community Bridges supports inmates prior to and after release from detention and also offers assistance and information to their families.