Three Cessnock organisations share in $530,000 State Government funding to aid youth
Parliamentary secretary for the Hunter Catherine Cusack has announced $530,000 from the NSW Government's Stronger Country Communities Fund to benefit local youth in Cessnock through new youth-related infrastructure and mentoring programs.
Ms Cusack congratulated Branxton Greta Little Athletics, Police Citizens Youth Club and the Top Blokes Foundation who all secured significant NSW Government funding for their projects.
"Branxton Greta Little Athletics will get a $98,000 boost to build a new 4-bay storage shed at their Miller Park site - making a big difference for young people, their families and volunteers at the club," said Ms Cusack.
The Top Blokes Foundation Managing Director Melissa Abu-Gazaleh welcomed $215,000 in funding which will see more than 400 young men benefit through the expansion of their youth mentoring programs into Cessnock.
Top Blokes Foundation deliver weekly workshops in schools, as well as through other community organisations, which aim to strengthen the mental health and emotional resilience of young males. Click here to read more.
Read it on The Cessnock Advertiser; published April 24, 2020 - 12:45p.m.