Our people are passionate about giving back to the communities in which we live and work. In the spirit of the season, Clayton Utz is giving to six of our community partners that are making a difference in people's lives, in different ways.
If you would like to find out more about each of our chosen charities or join us in donating to these charities this holiday season, please use the links below.
Darwin: Australian Red Cross
Australian Red Cross works to assist our most vulnerable community members – no matter their circumstances. In the Northern Territory, Australian Red Cross have been running remote holiday programs in the Milikapiti, Pirlangimpi and Wurrumiyanga communities on the Tiwi Islands for the past 10 years. Clayton Utz employees volunteer there annually, experiencing remote community living and contributing to the empowerment of community members. Red Cross have been a community partner and pro bono client since 2003.
Click here to donate to the Australian Red Cross
Canberra: Domestic Violence Crisis Service
Domestic Violence Crisis Service supports all people affected by domestic/family violence by providing a variety of services from crisis intervention to community education. The service is a pro bono client of our Canberra office.
Click here to donate to the Domestic Violence Crisis Service
FareShare operates Australia’s largest charity kitchen from Melbourne. With the help of 850 regular volunteers, FareShare cooks 5,000 free meals a day for charities such as soup vans, homeless shelters, women’s refuges and community food banks. We have volunteered with FareShare since 2010 and they have been a pro bono client since 2012.
Click here to donate to FareShare
Brisbane: Jebb Refuge (Save the Children)
Jebb, a Domestic and Family Violence refuge, provides unit style accommodation for women and their children in Queensland. It is set in confidential locations and staffed with skilled Parent Support Workers, and a Child Support Worker who ensure the individual needs and rights of children and women are met. Jebb have been a community partner since 2001 and pro bono client since 2008.
Click here to donate to Jebb Refuge
Sydney: The Wayside Chapel
Wayside has been providing unconditional love, care and support for people on and around the streets since 1964 with services including a youth space and Aboriginal program. In an average week Wayside provides 497 showers, 1,459 low cost meals and 352 clothing changes. They have been a pro bono client and we have been volunteering with them since 2008.
Click here to donate to the Wayside Chapel
Perth: Wirrpanda Foundation
The Wirrpanda Foundation runs programs to improve the life outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people by targeting young people at specific stages of their lives. They have been our pro bono client since 2000 and a community partner since 2006.
Click here to donate to the Wirrpanda Foundation