Clarence Valley Independent

Share the Dignity’s April drive

The friendly staff at Stanford’s Pharmacy in Maclean with Share the Dignity’s pink collection bin. Image: Contributed

Lynne Mowbray |

During the month of April, ‘Share the Dignity’ is once again holding their drive for sanitary items, to help women within our community who are doing it tough.

The items can be placed in the pink bins which have been placed at several retail outlets around the valley: Coles Yamba, Stanford’s Pharmacy and Pharmasave Maclean, Pulse Fitness Maclean, Ace Variety Maclean and in Grafton; Australia Hearing, Chemist Warehouse, Blooms Chemist and Friendlies Pharmacy.

All of the items collected are distributed to local charities that help women affected by domestic violence as well as homeless women.

Share the Dignity’s next drive will be in August and the annual ‘It’s in the Bag’, will be held in November.
There is still a need for local volunteers to assist with these drives; especially in the Grafton, Yamba and Iluka areas.

If you can help out at all with this great cause, contact Liz Robinson 0403 157 790 or the Share the Dignity website.

Share this post


Now you’re here …

… the Independent would like to ask for your support. The community is reading our paper more than ever and embracing the content we produce, but advertising revenues across the media as a whole, are falling. Unlike other news organizations we do not charge for our publication – so, to keep our community connected and deliver the local news to your door we would like to ask for your help..... to keep the Independent bringing you all the local community news takes a lot of time, hard work and people power, But we do it because we believe our presence matters – who else tells it how it is, where it is, and what it is.

If you like our journalism, if you like the community news, if you like our sports coverage we would love it if you could help fund it, our future may depend on it. For as little as $5, you can support the Independent – Thank you.



Facebook By Weblizar Powered By Weblizar