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We wish to congratulate all of our 2020 members of the SRC on a remarkable year of leadership particularly given the challenges. The students have continued to lead their year groups, enthusiastically coordinated a number of highly successful fundraising initiatives and participated in leadership opportunities.
An overview of our achievements in 2020
Year group projects
Year 7 – Footy Colours Day – raising $1140 for the Fight Cancer Foundation – helping students affected by cancer stay at school
Year 8 – National Bandanna Day – raising over $1500 for CanTeen – helping young Australians stand up to cancer
Year 9 – Stewart House – raised $800 which will ensure 16 children receive their dental, eye and hearing treatment during their stay at Stewart House
Year 10 – The Smith Family Toy and Book Christmas Appeal – 241 donations collected of new toys and books to be distributed across NSW to disadvantaged children for Christmas morning
Year 11 SRC and friends – UNHCR 2 Billion Kilometre to Safety Campaign – $6,110 raised for global refugee projects. EHS was the highest fundraiser in Australia.
UNHCR 2 Billion Kilometre to Safety Campaign
Our Heroes for Humanity
From Australia for UNHCR
“Thank you so much for taking part in 2 Billion Kilometres to Safety campaign. We are so grateful for your amazing efforts and hope that the students enjoyed stepping in support of refugees and raising vital funds to support the world’s most vulnerable. Thank you!
The funds your school and students have raised will make a real difference to the lives of refugees. Thanks to the kindness and generosity UNHCR is able to:
EHS Total = $6,110
Year 11 = $2,020
Year 7 = $1,655
Year 9 = $820
Year 8 = $775
Year 10 = $745
The Y NSW – ACYP Children’s Week Parliament – Stephanie Duric
UNICEF Australia Young Ambassador National Consultation Program including a special session on the impacts of COVID-19 on Australia’s youth – representatives participated from every year group and Maita Mtandabari was interviewed by the Sydney Morning Herald
Lions Youth of the Year Competition – Caringbah Lions Club – Lara Proctor
Changing the Narrative – Gymea Community Aid – Reagan Shields, Matthew Wheately and Traccin Rameka as Youth Leaders.
Continuing support and communication of our sponsor child, Romani, from Ethiopia
Participated in R U OK? and White Ribbon Workshops
Our Big Kitchen – preparing, cooking and packaging for the Royal Fire Services and Sydney’s disadvantaged people
Premier’s Gala Concerts and Seniors Festival Expo – CAFS, Exploring Early Childhood, VET Entertainment and the SRC/SSC volunteered at the concerts as ushers and ticket sellers
Red Cross Calling
Given the year that was, we thank each and every SRC member for all they have given to their school community, local community and the global community. Well done!
In recognition of their efforts all the 2020 SRC will be invited to spend a day at Jamberoo early in Term 1, 2021 to celebrate their achievements. Have a safe and well deserved holiday.
Ms Miller, Mrs Annan and Mr Nigro