|There are a number of fundraising efforts throughout the hockey community to support bushfire relief efforts and organisations. Below is a list of various donation sites, auctions, crowdfunding campaigns, and other means of raising money from across the country.
Hockey Australia Donation:
Fundraiser: Hockey Australia will donate $500 per goal scored by the Hockeyroos and Kookaburras in their FIH Pro League matches played in Sydney.
Where the funds are going: Red Cross Bushfire Appeal
RFS & CFA Volunteer Tickets:
RFS & CFA volunteers can access free tickets (up to 4 per transaction) to the Sydney FIH Pro League matches against Belgium and Great Britain.
To access these tickets, click the below link.
Hockey Australia Bushfire Relief Auction:
Fundraiser: Hockey Australia will be auctioning off limited edition, unique memorabilia pieces to help support all those who have been affected by the ongoing bushfire crisis.
Where the funds are going: All funds raised from the auctions will be donated to the Red Cross Bushfire Appeal.
How to bid: CLICK HERE to access the auction. The auction goes live at 12:00PM AEDT on Monday 13 January and will close on Monday 3 February.
Jamie Dwyer (former Kookaburra):
Fundraiser: Anyone who donates will go into the draw to win Jamie’s signed Rio Olympics playing shirt or stick.
Where the funds are going: Australian Red Cross
How to bid/donate: CLICK HERE to donate. No amount is too small, every bit counts.
Kalindi Commerford (Hockeyroo):
Fundraiser: For every goal scored during the first weekend of Pro League in Sydney (against Belgium) Kalindi will donate:
Where the funds are going: Treading Lightly Inc. Kalindi heralds from Milton in the south coast region of New South Wales. Homes in her town and many of her close friends who live in neighbouring towns have been hit by the fires.
How to bid/donate: Electronic donations can be made to the following:
Lily Brazel (Hockeyroo):
Fundraiser: Lily’s apparel business Stature Australia has been donating 100% of all profits.
Where the funds are going: WIRES Wildlife Rescue
Donating $5,000 towards the Victorian Bushfire Relief.
Created a pledge campaign that effectively asks organisations and individuals to pledge donations for every goal that is scored by ACT sides at the current Indoor Hockey National Championships. Hockey ACT is kickstarting the pledges by donating $10 for each ACT goal for the Championships.
|HOCKEY AUSTRALIA PARTNERS:
Ausdrill and its parent company Perenti have pledged to match Hockey Australia’s $500 donation for every goal scored during the Sydney FIH Pro League matches.
Hockey Australia floral partner Bloomex has pledged to donate 100% of their January profits to the Australian Red Cross in support of the bushfire relief efforts.
Fortescue Metals Group
Donating AUD$1 million to the Minderoo Foundation Fire Fund to assist communities impacted by the devastating bushfires in regions across Australia. To donate to the Minderoo Foundation Fire Fund, visit firefund.org.
TigerTurf has pledged to match Hockey Australia’s $500 donation for every goal scored during the Sydney FIH Pro League matches.
Westfund Health Insurance have pledged to match Hockey Australia’s $500 donation for every goal scored during the Sydney FIH Pro League matches.