OCEAN Grovers raised a smashing $53,635 for the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal. Making it into the top 15 regional contributors, the total raised by our town was $5,500 more than last year.
“I’m very proud of the Ocean Grove community and visitors who donated on the day. The generosity of people is just extraordinary,” Ocean Grove representative for Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal Alistair Drayton explained.
The auction at The Mex on the Thursday night raised $4559 and the Ocean Grove and Mannerim CFA raised $20,158 through their tin collections on the day. Ocean Grove Bowls club raised $6,938.65 in the auction and $7,213 for their raffle. Ocean Grove supermarket plastic donation boxes accumulated $9,354 over the past 12 months and Collendina Caravan Park raised $5,412 through their whole in one event held for clients.