Vicinity Centres and Australian Red Cross join forces to help build stronger communities

  • The three-year strategic partnership will see Red Cross’ WorkREDi and Youth Connect programs implemented at selected centres.
  • The programs are designed to address youth disengagement, an important social issue that impacts centres and local communities.
  • The partnership will also leverage Vicinity’s national network of centres to support localised Red Cross community initiatives and fundraising opportunities.

Vicinity Centres (Vicinity) has embarked on a three-year strategic partnership with the Australian Red Cross, leveraging its national centre network to deliver a range of community support programs and localised fundraising activities.

Meredith Banks, Head of Sustainability said the partnership will see Red Cross and Vicinity Centres working together to help shape more resilient communities.

“With 66% of the population living within a 30-minute drive of our centres we know they are important hubs for the community. Our partnership with the Red Cross will allow us to focus on programs that will have a positive impact on the local community and our centres,” said Ms Banks.

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