Tomago presents a Sunshine Coach to Newcastle Junior School
Every year, employees give up some of their salary and donate it to the Tomago Aluminium 'Out-of-pay Donation' Scheme. This scheme was first started in 1986 by 3 unions and last year we clicked over $1 million in donations. The company matches the donations each year and employees get to nominate and vote for their favourite charities.
Last year, Variety, the children's charity and The Mark Hughes Foundation were the recipients. Variety used their donation to pay for a big Christmas party for children in need at the Mcdonald Jones Stadium and also a Sunshine Coach which has been fully equipped to help transport children from Newcastle Junior School.
The Sunshine coach was officially presented to Newcastle Junior school in Hillsborough on Wednesday 27th June and Katie Burns, Wayne Pringle and Tony Lewis (pictured below with some of the children from the school) attended the ceremony.
The children and staff at the school were overjoyed and wanted to thank everyone who donates to the scheme.
This year, Our Backyard, Charlie's Run 4 Kids, The Hunter Melanoma Foundation and OzHarvest were the recipients of the 2018 'Out-of-pay Donation' Scheme.
A Year of Giving
With the season of goodwill in full flow, it is nice to reflect on how the business and its generous employees have given back to the community throughout 2018.READ MORE