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End of an era

posted by pmckee, 13 Apr 2017

Late afternoon on a Tuesday is usually quiet at Ballarat Community Health in Lucas, with the last few clients leaving and possibly a yoga class in session.  This particular Tuesday, however, was a little more festive.  Possibly one of the largest Annual General Meetings in United Way Ballarat and The Ballarat Foundation’s histories saw around 60 …read more


Looking to the future – strengthening our community together

posted by pmckee, 19 Dec 2016

The Board of United Way Ballarat has been working extremely hard to capture a vision of the future of the organisation for the next 5 years and beyond. We believe that every person in our community should have the opportunity to succeed – no matter their background or circumstance – so United Way Ballarat wants …read more


Executive Vice President,of the world’s largest non-profit organisation; United Way Worldwide visited Ballarat in September this year.

posted by pmckee, 19 Oct 2016

José Pedro Ferrão Philanthropy Australia’s Conference Keynote Speaker in Ballarat The man who is responsible for every United Way in the world outside the United States, took the time to visit us here in Ballarat and invest time in our community sector, business sector and our team at United Way Ballarat. Ballarat Community Health hosted …read more


Annual General Meeting

posted by pmckee, 01 Mar 2016

The combined United Way Ballarat and Ballarat Foundation Annual General Meeting will be: Wednesday, March 16 5.30pm BADAC Community Meeting Room 5 Market Street Ballarat RSVP by Friday, March 11 Karyn Doyle 03-5331 5555 info@unitedwayballarat.org.au


Development of Community Health and Fitness Hub – CRESWICK DANCE AND FITNESS

posted by pmckee, 26 Aug 2015

Your donations at work (mid-year update) Debbie * is one of our participants who has a condition called EDS for which there is no cure, only preventative exercise can help. Debbie has encountered many complications and surgeries over the years and had hip surgery late last year; she found that the physio she was prescribed …read more


Annual Review 2014

posted by pmckee, 13 May 2015

Click on the image to download your copy.             2013 Annual Report Previous reviews are available here  


Donate to help kids read and eat at the same time.

posted by pmckee, 04 Sep 2014

Did you know that the new Grilled restaurant in Ballarat on Sturt Street is supporting The Ballarat Imagination Library? When you go to the restaurant during September you will be given some bottle caps … simply place them in the jar labled Ballarat Imagination Library.


Global Garden – GPLACE

posted by pmckee, 27 Aug 2014

Your donations at work (mid year update) “The project has partnered with the City of Ballarat’s CALD Careers Program, piloted three business breakfasts and two other catering events and explored additional workplace training opportunities for a Kitchen Assistant who will commence in Phase 2. The additional catering events included: 1. Dinner meeting of the OMAC …read more


Did you attend the NVW Flag Raising Ceremony?

posted by pmckee, 29 May 2014

What a beautiful morning to raise the flag on National Volunteer Week in Ballarat. Photos of the ceremony can be viewed here and on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.641354999280318.1073741834.146651462084010&type=3


Annual Review 2013

posted by pmckee, 28 May 2014

Click on the image to download your copy. Previous reviews are available here  


Annual General Meeting

posted by pmckee, 17 Mar 2014

The United Way Ballarat Annual General Meeting  will be: Monday 7th April 5.30 – 6.00 pm Nicholas Room The Red Lion Hotel 217-229 Main Road Ballarat RSVP by Wednesday 26 March to Liz Bowden 03-5331 5555 liz.bowden@unitedwayballarat.org.au


Notice of Special General Meeting

posted by pmckee, 28 Nov 2013


30 Years of United Way Ballarat – Worth Celebrating!

posted by pmckee, 29 Aug 2013

And we at United Way Ballarat have celebrated! With 1983 being the year it all officially started it seemed fitting to kick off the celebrations with an 80s party. Held at the George Hotel in Lydiard Street, guests came dressed in their most outrageous 80s style gear and partied to music from that era.  Prizes …read more


You are invited to Our Annual General Meeting

posted by pmckee, 05 Apr 2013

Monday 29th April Commencing 5.30pm Anglicare Ballarat 49 Lydiard Street South All supporters and contributors are welcome RSVP: Liz Bowden on 5331 5555 or liz.bowden@unitedwayballarat.org.au




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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