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Flood Relief

2022 Quick Response Flood Relief Grant Recipients

Northern Rivers Community Foundation, in partnership with the Byron Community Centre, launched the Flood Relief Fund to offer quick response grants of up to $10,000 to community organisations to provide flood relief and recovery for the Northern Rivers.

As of 11 May, 2022 an incredible $1,308,655 had been raised and 103 Quick Response Grants had been funded, for community organisations who are already imbedded, connected and trusted to provide disaster recovery support in their local communities.

Winsome / Lismore Soup Kitchen

Lismore
Rebuild kitchen for feeding the homeless and residents in need in the Lismore region. There has been a significant increase in needs for meal service in Lismore.

Mid Richmond Neighbourhood Centre

Evans Head, Woodburn, Coraki, Broadwater
Vouchers to support immediate needs and recovery for local residents around Woodburn, Coraki and Broadwater.

Vibe Care Pantry

Tweed Heads
Industrial fridge to store bulk amounts of donated pantry fresh food supplies, to support distribution of free meals in the Tweed region.

Australia Seabird & Turtle Rescue

Ballina
Emergency filtration equipment to assist with rescuing and rehabilitating sea turtles suffering from poor water quality, parasites and micro-plastic ingestion.

NRCG Food Pantry & Laundry

Lismore
Re-fit of facility, including food pantry and laundry, to support welfare and community capacity building programs for disadvantaged people and communities.

Rekindling The Spirit Community Services

Lismore
Temporary office setup to ensure immediate continuity of wide range of community support services.

Autism Camp Australia

Girards Hill
Autism Recovery Event - A gathering to provide support, information, recovery and celebration for flood-affected families with autism. Supporting around 350 people.

88.9 Community Radio

Woodburn

Agape Outreach Food Supplies

Tweed Heads

Baby Give Back

Varsity Lakes (for Northern Rivers)

Bangalow Koalas Tree Recovery

Bangalow

Lifeline Northern NSW Call Centre

Lismore

Lismore Basketball Association

Lismore

National Disaster Management Services

Mullumbimby

Nimbin Community Centre

Nimbin

North Coast Community College

Alstonville

The Owl & The PussyCat Farm Animal Sanctuary

Crabbes Creek

The Buttery - Community Counselling Outreach

Binna Burra

Pottsville Beach Neighbourhood Centre

Pottsville
Mould kits and personal protection equipment for distribution in the community, to support residents moving from evacuation centres back into healthy and safe homes.

Bunjum Aboriginal Corporation

West Ballina
Providing flood recovery support and services to the local Aboriginal Community, including restoring the Community Homework Centre which assists families and children in crisis centres with food, clothing, electronics, school resources, so they can get back to school and transition out of crisis response.

North Coast Community Housing

Lismore
Supporting the continuation of trauma support for community housing services. Around 120 homes (10%) were lost during the floods. Their team of 22 staff are currently displaced and working from homes and cars.

RiverTracks

Murwillumbah
Replacement vehicle and repairs to drop-in centre and workshop to assist with urgent voluntarily flood repairs and building works around Murwillumbah.

Mudyala Aboriginal Corporation

Grafton

Replacing stock and equipment to help recommence key activities that support their programs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth in the Clarence Valley region.

Spaghetti Circus

Mullumbimby

Supporting refurbishment of the premises and replacement of equipment to ensure a safe and hygienic space for the community to return.

RealArtWorks Disability Service

South Lismore

The Colony Bees Association

Lennox Head

LightnUp Inc. ‘The Healing Heart’ Lanterns

Lismore

Windara Communities Facility

Casino

Multi-Task Human Resource Foundation Ltd - Disability Support

East Lismore

Byron Youth Theatre - Therapeutic Drama Sessions

Wilsons Creek

Big Scrub Music Healing

Casino

Bundjalung of Byron Bay Aboriginal Corp.

Broken Head

Burringbar Community Association

Burringbar

Byron Bay Wildlife Hospital

Knockrow

Heart2Heart Meal Distribution

Uki

Rebuild kitchen and food stores to enable free meal distribution to continue in most needed areas of the community.

Daisi Disability Services

Ballina

Mobile counselling and immediate support service for flood victims with disability.

RED Disability

Lismore

Replacing essential equipment for the health and safety of disability clients.

Shed of Hope

Tabulam

Temporary housing for urgent housing needs for flood affected families in the wider surrounding area.

It Takes a Town

Murwillumbah

Emergency Relief Coordinator to support flood recovery for 2500 homes in the Tweed, identifying needs and engaging solutions across the region.

Pregnancy, Birth & Beyond Programs

Mullumbimby

Care outreach programs for flood affected families of the Northern Rivers in the stages of pregnancy and / or with children up to around 5 years old.

Byron Region Community College

Mullumbimby

Lismore Home Modification Service & Wellbeing

South Lismore

Mullumbimby & District Neighbourhood Centre

Mullumbimby

Natural Death Care Centre

Brunswick Heads

Northern Rivers Community Legal Centre

Lismore

NSW Wildlife Information Rescue & Education Service

Bonalbo

ReForest Now Environmental Flood Recovery

Brunswick Heads

Bangalow Community Children's Centre

Bangalow

Liberation Larder

Byron Bay

Pure Bhakti Service Association

Murwillumbah

Lismore Challenge Ltd Recovery and Cleanup

East Lismore

Kyogle Together Inc.

Kyogle


Supporting Partners


The Portland House Foundation

James Frizelle Charitable Foundation

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Global Giving