Spare Change for Big Change: Gosnells-based women’s service all about change in March


Hannah and Carol Pin of the Women’s Health and Wellbeing Services do their part for the Spare Change for Big Change fundraiser.
Hannah and Carol Pin of the Women’s Health and Wellbeing Services do their part for the Spare Change for Big Change fundraiser.

JUST a few dollars is all it could take to change the life of a local woman.

The Gosnells-based Women’s Health and Wellbeing Services (WHWS) is all about the pocket change this month as part of their annual Spare Change for Big Change fundraiser.

WHWS chief executive Emma Basc said they were aiming to raise $15,000, which would allow them to subsidise 300 counselling sessions to the women, families and children who needed it.

“Really what it’s about is recognising that if we can get many people to donate the cost of a cup of coffee, no one would notice a $5 donation, but when you put lots of those $5 together all of a sudden we have capacity to make big change,” she said.

“At WHWS we want to make sure that we have enough therapists available to support our community and we want to make sure that finances aren’t a barrier to people accessing the support that they need to make positive change.

“The work we do at WHWS does change the world, it changes the world of every single person who attends counselling and makes a positive change in their life.

“A donation to this cause isn’t going to change the world and bring about world peace, but it will change someone’s world, it will make a big difference to the life of someone and you will help change their world.”

Visit www.givenow.com.au/whws to donate.

Visit www.whws.org.au for more information on the Women’s Health and Wellbeing Services.

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