28 May, 2019 –
Voting has opened in the first people’s choice poll for the Ergon Energex Community Fund.
The $150,000 community fund has this month distributed grants of up to $5,000 to 32 groups, from Atherton in the Far North to the Gold Coast. The people’s choice poll – your votes – will decide which group will receive a bonus $5,000.
Groups like Young Diggers, who I visited recently, are making a big difference to local communities, and many of these groups are only able to operate because of volunteers.
Young Diggers was formed in 2010 by two Vietnam veterans. Their $5,000 grant will help their “dog squad” train more dogs for more veterans struggling with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and other mental illnesses.
Find the list of recipients to vote for at https://www.energex.com.au/about-us/our-commitment/in-the-community/our-fund/fund-recipients
Voting for the $5,000 people’s choice bonus runs until midnight 9 June 2019.