Deniliquin Pastoral Times
Appeals Week moves online
The Deniliquin Legacy Group has been forced to cancel its traditional face-to-face Appeals Week activities this year.
Owing to COVID-19 risks, the group will not be selling badges but is still asking the community to support its endeavours through direct donations.
Legacy was initially formed in 1923 as a means of supporting returned service personnel suffering mental health issues.
The role of the group expanded to support the widows and families of those who had served.
‘‘Along with so many other charities who rely on the generosity of you to fulfil their role within the community, we are seeking your support,’’ Deniliquin Legacy president Tony Cullenward said.
‘‘Donations can be sent to PO Box 364, Deniliquin, and all will be acknowledged with a tax deductable receipt.
‘‘Alternatively, if you wish to make a direct deposit, you can contact me for the details.’’
Support is mostly in the form of social contact and inclusion by the legatees, visiting their allocated widows on a regular basis. Financial support is also sometimes required.
Deniliquin Legacy Group covers the Deniliquin, Finley, Berrigan and Jerilderie areas.
For more information or donation details, call Mr Cullenward on 0456 232 301.