The North Canberra Bears Rugby League Football Club in Kaleen ACT in conjunction with the Steampacket Hotel and the West Nelligen Community Brigade secured significant donations through a major fundraising effort to provide around 100 Christmas hampers to assist those across the Eurobodalla o are still struggling and were most affected by the 2020 bushfires.
Last Saturday, 19 December 2020, hampers were delivered via a motorcade, travelling from Canberra to Nelligen where recipients arrived to collect them.
A list was provided to the West Nelligen Community Brigade of the families adversely affected in the region and the brigade choose 100 families to receive a hamper drawn out of a barrel.
The West Nelligen Community Brigade extend huge thank you to the following Canberra businesses and locals who have donated generously to make this possible.
M J Benton Refinishing JLN Contractors The Butcher Shop, Kaleen Reliance Building Services Monte Building Group Capital Precision Coating Brema Group Bears PDR Group Zenith Tree Services Lennock RAM Legacy Plastering Services North Canberra Bears RLFC North Canberra Bears Minor RLFC CONDRILL Hudsons Catering Hertz , Mitchell Bears Auto Group Dimensional Signs Oatley Fine Wine Merchants Fess Nelligen The Steampacket Hotel The remaining funds were donated to the West Nelligen Community Brigade to help them purchase firefighting equipment to help protect the local community into the future.