Mak­ing a bet­ter Xmas

Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette - - NEWS -

MAYOR Ju­lia Leu has launched the Christ­mas Ap­peal for the Dou­glas Shire.

“The Mayor’s Christ­mas Ap­peal helps lo­cal fam­i­lies in need, with funds from the Ap­peal used to buy food for Christ­mas ham­pers,” Mayor Leu said.

“Coun­cil ap­pre­ci­ates the con­tin­ued sup­port of the Min­is­ters’ As­so­ci­a­tion, lo­cal church vol­un­teers and Jawunkarra In­dige­nous Fam­ily Sup­port Ser­vice who give their time an­nu­ally to pack and de­liver ham­pers across the Shire.

“Christ­mas is a spe­cial time of the year for giv­ing and cash do­na­tions are also wel­come from the com­mu­nity,” Mayor Leu said.

Do­na­tions of $2 or more are tax de­ductible and forms are avail­able at www.dou­glas.qld.gov.au, Moss­man Ad­min­is­tra­tion Of­fice, Port Dou­glas Hub and Dou­glas Li­braries.

Fam­i­lies with chil­dren aged 15 years and un­der, hold­ing a Fed­eral Govern­ment ben­e­fit card are el­i­gi­ble to ap­ply for a food ham­per from Oc­to­ber 30 to Novem­ber 30 2017.

Where to ap­ply Mayor’s Christ­mas ham­per:

Moss­man Sup­port Ser­vices 20 Mill St Moss­man Ph: 4098 2005 Week­days 9am to 4pm

Port Dou­glas Neigh­bour­hood Cen­tre 6-10 Mow­bray St Port Dou­glas Ph: 4099 5518 for a Ap­peal Week­days 9am to 4pm

Jawunkarra In­dige­nous Fam­ily Sup­port Ser­vice 7 John­ston Rd Moss­man Ph: 4098 3244 Mon­day, Tues­day and Thurs­day 9am to Noon

Dou­glas Shire Coun­cil 64-66 Front St Moss­man,13-29 Mow­bray St Port Dou­glas (The Hub) Ph: 4099 9444 Week­days 9am to 4pm

Mayor's Christ­mas Ap­peal launch – From left: Jill Bradley, Michael Kerr, David Carey, Ju­lia Leu, Roy Zam­mataro, Me­gan Black­low and Abi­gail Noli

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