BlueScopeWIN Community Partners

The BlueScopeWIN Community Partners program was established in 2012, bringing together two proud, long-standing Illawarra businesses to create a local community support fund.

Since then, the program has supported over 150 local community groups with well over $1.5 million in funding. Collectively, it’s all about making a real difference to the Illawarra community.

The program has eligibility criteria that enable funding to be directed to groups that deliver real benefit or meet a real community need.

Health Safety Youth Education

Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal

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It's become somewhat of a tradition for many years now that BlueScope gives the first donation to the Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal in the Illawarra.

Most recently, our funds have been used to upgrade Karinya Cottage - a refuge for people escaping domestic problems.

Health Safety Environment Diversity Youth Education

Surf Life Saving

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Protecting people and our beaches, while keeping others fit and healthy at the same time.

Health Youth

Kembla Joggers

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Kembla Joggers (or 'KJ's" for short) have a long history in the Illawarra as one of our premier running/athletics clubs. They have established possibly the best cross-country running facilities in the state (country??) out at West Dapto.

Health

Greenacres Disability Services

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For over 60 years Greenacres Disability Services has provided training and support for people with a broad range of disabilities, delivering ‘best practice’ services to over a thousand people in the Illawarra and Shoalhaven each week. The BlueScopeWIN Community Partners funding goes towards equipment to support an innovative employment program.

Health Education

Lifeline South Coast

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Funding from the BlueScopeWIN Community Partners program helps Lifeline South Coast provide essential training courses for volunteer telephone counsellors as part of the extensive and rigorous program they are required to complete.