Club Helensvale gives back to local community

by bqmedia

Club Helensvale has continued to support local charities, schools, sporting groups and organisations through its Community Benefit Fund. The club has proudly donated more than $100,000 back to their community since the club re-opened after the global pandemic hit in 2020.

Whilst there have been challenges for the hospitality industry, Club Helensvale has remained true to their word; promising to donate $25,000 twice a year, with the full support of their General Manager Wayne Moffatt who is adamant that clubs have a responsibility to support their community.

It is always a difficult task for Club Helensvale’s Board of Directors to select the worthiest recipients and projects, and this latest round of community funding was no exception; the total funding sought from all applications was more than $62,000.

There is a diverse group of recipients including the newly established Pimpama Swimming Club and The Rainbow House organisation, three other sporting groups, a local school and charity organisation. In the past two years, Club Helensvale have financially supported over 30 organisations and countless others with non-monetary donations such as free room hire. Teenage Adventure Camps Qld (TAC-Q) is a wonderful organisation that Club Helensvale has a long and proud history of supporting.

“Teenage Adventure Camps Qld and I would like to express our huge gratitude to you for being one of our very kind supporters over the years, helping us to provide our annual Fleay’s Wildlife Adventure for disadvantaged and special needs children and our annual camps for terminally-ill teenagers and those with a life threatening, chronic illness,” TAC-Q’s Issy Asofa said.

Club Helensvale has just unveiled renovations to the interior main club, with a new café, new sports bar and upgraded gaming floor and reception area. The club now embarks on a $13 million renovation outside, building an undercover bowling green, two-storey bowlers lounge and function room with a children’s outdoor play area.

Contributed by Kelsey Cottrell