Alcoa volunteers bless many

Pre-primary students at Secret Harbour Primary School say thank you to Alcoa Kwinana |Refinery employees for building a new playground.
Pre-primary students at Secret Harbour Primary School say thank you to Alcoa Kwinana |Refinery employees for building a new playground.

LOCAL charities, community groups and not-for-profit organisations benefited from the helping hands of Alcoa workers last month.

Volunteers from Alcoa’s Kwinana refinery helped build playgrounds, clean up rubbish and more as part of the company’s annual Month of Service.

Refinery manager Scott Thompson said feedback from the community had been positive.

“Employees donated thousands of volunteer hours to build playground facilities, clear litter from beaches, paint schools, read to children, raise funds for charity and support the elderly,” he said.

“Their efforts have been nothing short of amazing.”

Some of the happiest recipients are Orelia Primary School’s pre-primary students, who are enjoying using a bike track at recess and lunch for the first time in 43 years, thanks to Alcoa volunteers.