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The Foundation of Mallee Track is a registered charity, established to raise funds for Mallee Track Health and Community Service (MTHCS). Every time you support the Foundation by raising funds or donating, you are contributing to improving the health of our communities.

The Foundation raises money specifically for MTHCS. While Government funding provides the essentials for our local health service, the funds raised by the Foundation make it possible for MTHCS to do more to provide the best care for our communities.

How does it work?

The Foundation is a separate entity to MTHCS and is managed by a board of seven local directors, who have a proud history of supporting health services in our communities over many years. Together, the directors use their professional expertise and local networks to ensure all money raised goes directly to what our communities need most.

The Directors are:

  • Howard Crothers
  • Greg Vallance
  • Keith Erhardt
  • Terry Elliot
  • Philip Down
  • Leanne Boyd
  • Mark Wilson

What does the Foundation fund?

The Foundation’s first priority is to raise money to purchase two patient transport and critical care defibrillator machines – one each for the Urgent Care Centres in Sea Lake and Ouyen.

In addition to this, the Foundation is also raising money for a Workforce Scholarship program that will operate over the next five years. This program will help MTHCS staff members access important training and education to improve skills and knowledge.

The Foundation’s future funding priorities will remain flexible and will reflect the needs of the health service.

How do people donate?

People can support the Foundation of Mallee Track in several ways:

  • Running a fundraising event/activity.
  • Supporting a fundraising event/activity by purchasing tickets or making a donation.
  • Donating directly to the Foundation.
  • Remembering the Foundation in their will.
All donations over $2 are tax deductible

How does the Foundation work with the pre-existing auxiliaries?

The Foundation strengthens and complements the work of the auxiliaries – and the auxiliaries continue to play a vital and important role in supporting MTHCS. The Foundation has deductable Gift Recipient status, which enables anyone to donate and receive a tax benefit.

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