Category: Fundraising

Where to purchase your tree this year

23 November 2022

With Christmas just around the corner, this year’s festive season brings with it much hope and opportunity to reconnect with family, friends and the community.  Buying a tree from our Christmas Tree Fundraiser is an annual tradition for many families, including staff and participants as well as an important fundraising opportunity for OC Connections. OC Connections […]

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The OC Connections 26th Charity Golf Day

12 May 2022

Tickets are now on sale for the OC Connections’ 26th Charity Golf Day at the Melbourne Metropolitan Golf Club. When: Monday 11 July, 2022 (7:30am and 12:30pm shotgun starts) What:18 hole Ambrose tournamentLunch and refreshmentsPrizes and Competitions Who: Anyone who likes a round of golf

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Support for our housing project from The Metropolitan Golf Club

1 February 2022

The Metropolitan Golf Club is a long term supporter of OC Connections. For many years, the club and its members have provided the course for our Annual Charity Golf Day and raised funds throughout the year to contribute to our programs and projects. We are continually grateful for this support, as it not only affords […]

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Peter shows his appreciation of Bunning’s support

1 January 2022

Paul and Bruce from Bunnings Chadstone visited 773 Warrigal Road to see how we have been using the materials the store has generously donated to us over the last few months and to receive a token of our appreciation for this community support. Participants and residents have enjoyed donations in the form of seedlings and […]

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Love Loud Initiave – blessing our community

14 December 2021

Image: Shamilla Thiruganaselvarn and Bill Pontikis (standing) from Clayton Church of Christ with Therese Desmond (OCC), Colin Bostock (City of Monash) and Ibrahim Maaloof (Monash University) at the Clayton Church of Christ Sunday Service. The Clayton Church of Christ has been a supporter of OC Connections since 2017 through the Church’s Love Loud Initiative.  Each year […]

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‘Tis the season to continue to put people first: why we won’t be selling trees again this year

25 November 2021

2021 has proven to be another extraordinary year for all of Victoria and especially our staff, participants and their families.  We’ve continued to work hard and adapt to the continual changes that COVID-19 has caused to ensure the safety of our OCC community and we will continue to do so for as long as we are faced with this virus.   Even […]

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Support for our artists from The Metropolitan Golf Club

22 November 2021

The OC Connections art program is a popular activity within our Day Supports Program and has fostered some talented and prolific artists, under the guidance of our creative support staff: Val, Rose and Michelle. Over the years the work of our participant artists have featured on our Christmas and gift cards. This year is no […]

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OC Connections Charity Golf Day – 27 June, 2021

15 April 2021

OC Connections is excited to once again hold its Charity Golf Day at The Metropolitan Golf Club. Registrations are now open. Please join us for a fun day at one of Melbourne’s most prestigious golf courses while helping to raise much needed funds for the people we support. 18 hole par play Lunch and refreshments […]

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A Christmas Surprise

18 February 2021

With the cancellation of the Christmas Tree Fundraiser, the opportunity to raise much-needed funds to assist in providing non-funded supports for our participants was missed.  We were fortunate, however, to recently receive a very generous donation from our tree supplier, Dandenong Christmas Farm. This was a welcome surprise and a great start for 2021. Each […]

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