The team at Des Lardner’s Organic is a strong supporter of community initiatives across western Victoria. Here are some of the latest events we have supported:
Paint the Town Purple
Des Lardner’s Organic participates in the Horsham Paint the Town Purple campaign each year and in 2013 and 2014 won the award for Best Display as judged by the Mayor of Horsham.
You can watch a video of the winning announcement here
Des Lardner’s Organic store window was adorned with purple in support of the Cancer Council’s Paint the Town Purple campaign.
Wimmera Cancer Centre
Des Lardner’s Organic have made contributions and is a proud supporter of the Wimmera Cancer Centre.
Horsham Town Hall
We are proud to be a sponsor of the Horsham Town Hall.
Relay for Life
The Des Lardner Organic Relay for Life Team contributed to the outstanding tally of $149,230 which brings the total amount raised over the past 11 relays to $1,062,898. We had the pleasure of offering massages for a small donation to all the weary participants. The atmosphere at Coughlin Park in Horsham was fantastic and everyone was most appreciative.
This is ongoing support but now we offer an annual raffle to raise funds every November contributing over $5,000 up unitl 2019.
Love your Sister
If you haven’t already, check out www.loveyoursister.org … Samuel Johnson is riding a unicycle around Australia to raise funds for Breast Cancer. We were lucky enough to meet and massage Sam as he passed through Dimboola. The love your sister message is simple: ‘Don’t fall into the booby-trap, be breast aware!
Local Netballer – Rene Caris
Rene Caris provided a presentation to the staff about her experience with playing for the Sovereigns Netball Club, Ballarat following the stores sponsorship for her 2016 playing year.
Rotary Club of Horsham East, Rotary Art Fair 2016,2017,2018,2019 – Sponsor
All proceeds from these events was donated to Wimmera Cancer centre.
Taylor’s Lake Football and Netball Club Charity Auction Night 25th June 2016
The KLM Burras Goods and Services Auction 30th July 2016,2017,2018
Annual Community Stress Management Seminar – Major Sponsor 2016,2017,2018,2019,2020
Wimmera Leadership – Robyn and Des Scholarship 2011- Ongoing
Wimmera Health Care Group Ladies Auxiliary 2016,2017,2018
Wimmera Health Care Group Hospice 2016, 2017, 2018
International Women’s Day Annual Sponsor 2015,2016,2017,2018, 2019, 2020
Horsham Seventh-Day Adventist Church – Drought Relief Fundraiser 2018
Goroke P-12 High School – Mental Health with Naked Farmer for Royal Flying Doctor Service, 2019
Post Bush Fires – Cobargo NSW, rebuilding The Dispensary 2020
Christian Emergency Food Centre, Horsham 2020