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National Volunteer Week – Flag Raising & Expo

posted by pmckee, 13 May 2015

Monday morning proved challenging weather-wise for those in attendance at the annual Flag Raising Ceremony, but despite the chill and the threatening clouds a crowd gathered opposite the Town Hall in Sturt Street and watched Cr Peter Innes and Geoff Sharp, CEO of United Way Ballarat raise the official Volunteer Flag. After the briefest, record …read more


L2P Mentors attend road safety forum

posted by pmckee, 26 Jun 2014

On Tuesday night Ange and some mentors from the L2P Driver Mentor Program attended the community road safety forum at Wendouree Performing Arts Centre.   We heard from Victoria Police, emergency medical staff, and family members whose lives have been touched by road trauma. The stories we heard were incredibly powerful, and guest speakers made …read more


Administrative Professionals Breakfast – In the Media

posted by pmckee, 28 May 2014


National Volunteer Week – in the media

posted by pmckee, 28 May 2014



Volunteer Recognition Awards – in the Media

posted by pmckee, 28 May 2014



The Courier reports on Twilight Cinema

posted by pmckee, 13 Mar 2014

Grease was the word at lakeside Twilight Cinema By GAV MCGRATH March 9, 2014, 11:30 p.m.  The Courier Dressed the part to watch Grease at a Twilight Cinema screening was Narelle Fairweather and Belinda Price. GREASE was the word by the lake last night. The Pink Ladies were there, as was a very young Sandy …read more


Volunteering Ballarat Courier Feature

posted by pmckee, 06 Mar 2014

In The Courier Thursday 6th March.    


United Way Ballarat – in the media

posted by pmckee, 27 Feb 2014

Here are some recent media articles about us: Thursday 20th February :  in The Courier – A small error in the reporting the cost is $72 a YEAR. And our own Jan McIver appeared in The Courier on February 1st        


Funding announcements & Christmas Party

posted by pmckee, 30 Dec 2013

The Courier Monday December 30th 2013


Lead On call’s it quits

posted by pmckee, 14 Dec 2013

MEDIA RELEASEThe World’s longest standing Lead On calls Time (Note: the L2P Program is still in operation) Lead On Ballarat was launched in 2005 providing a range of diverse programs to young people in the Ballarat region. Founded by the Bendigo Bank in Bendigo, Lead On initially spread to a number of regional communities and suburbs …read more


Ajit’s sunset snap in calendar

posted by pmckee, 23 Nov 2013

    The Courier Monday November 25th 2013      


Ready for Golf 2013

posted by pmckee, 28 Sep 2013


Highlight on importance of reading… SES Visit

posted by pmckee, 04 Sep 2013

This article Appeared in The Miner As part of Children’s Book Week Published on Wednesday, 28 August 2013 23:38 As part of Children’s Book Week, local Delacombe children and their parents had a chance to investigate and explore the big SES truck and hear stories of how the SES help in our community. The big …read more


Literacy Week

posted by pmckee, 24 Aug 2013


Ballarat Through My Eyes Finalists

posted by pmckee, 20 Aug 2013




United Way Ballarat is working to advance the common good of our community by focusing on Education, Income and Health.  These are the building blocks for a good life—a quality education that leads to a stable job, enough income to support a family through retirement, and good health.  United Way Ballarat asks all the citizens of Ballarat and surrounding areas to do three things: GIVE – money and goods; ADVOCATE – on behalf of those who cannot; and VOLUNTEER – to invest time in our community More about United Way Ballarat


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