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How "Doing Good" Can Make a Difference

Wednesday, March 28, 2012Corporate Social Responsibility pays off.

Businesses who participate in Corporate Social Responsibility often reap significant benefits from “doing good”. Corporate Social Responsibility can take many forms including volunteering to complete a community project...

Benefits may include:

  • Increased visibility
  • Team building
  • Developing employees' skills and experience
  • Improving employees' communication, leadership and project management skills
  • The opportunity to understand community needs
  • Social Inclusion

St Laurence Community Services Inc. has many projects requiring assistance and recently a team of forty-five staff from LBW Chartered Accountants left their corporate office behind and generously donated their time for an afternoon of volunteering in the garden at St Laurence Park Retirement Village located at Lara.

The event provided them with an opportunity to work together and interact with the residents of St Laurence Park.  One resident stated how much they had been looking forward to the team from LBW helping them out and that the day was inclusive and fun.  To thank the staff for their efforts the residents hosted a BBQ for the group.

To find out more about LBW Chartered Accountants please click here.

 

How you can help?

During the year we have a number of projects that need volunteers from the community.

The next available opportunity is to help with regenerating a community garden at our Art Unlimited studio.  Art Unlimited is an initiative of St Laurence Community Services created to provide opportunities for practising artists with a disability.

The studio grounds are overdue for some works and provide a space for artists to relax.  To find out more about Art Unlimited please visit www.artunlimited.org.au

Potential dates for this project are as follows:

·         Wednesday 9th May, Thursday 17th May, or Friday 18th May.  15-20 volunteers required.

 

If you would like to take up such an opportunity throughout the year or would like further information please contact:

Ms Felicity Ellis

Community Partnerships Manager

P. 03 5282 0016 

e. felicity.ellis@stlaurence.org.au

 

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