Cleanaway’s Steve Hoare and Shelly Brown were at a meeting with a Maitland school teacher and president of AECG (Aboriginal Education Consultative Group) when they discovered that 100 Indigenous kids transitioning from primary to high school were struggling to get basic provisions for school.
Steve and Shelly wworked with Cleanaway’s merchandise team and prepared 100 school packs which contained pencils, rubbers, sharpeners, rulers, pens, exercise books and USB thumb drives.
The packs were distributed to four schools including the Rutherford Public School and Maitland Grossmann High School. The kids and their families were delighted to be so well prepared to start the new school year.
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