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Souths Cares Celebrates Another Massive Year for Health and Wellbeing Programs

As 2019 comes to end, the Souths Cares team are taking a well earned break after having delivered another massive year with Health and Wellbeing Programs across NSW.

Some of our charity’s achievements in 2019 include:

  • 12,000 students completed our Wellbeing Program.
  • 6,950 students completed our Oral Health Workshops.
  • Four regional health tours (Albury, Wellington, Central Coast and Sunshine Coast)
  • 7,500+ students from South Western Sydney participated in Souths Cares programs.

Megan Van Deinsen, a Primary School teacher in the local area was thrilled with the Souths Cares Wellbeing Program.

“It was lovely to meet you and we loved having you all,” said Mrs. Van Deinsen.

“I had so many teachers and students alike tell me that they learned so much; especially about how to properly care for their teeth.

“The kids loved it and so did the staff and thank you again for spending the day with us.”

Alex Mecham, Health and Education Programs Lead was thrilled with the impact Souths Cares had on the community in 2019.

“It’s been a year of growth for Health and Wellbeing Programs which has seen us visit a wide range of schools and communities across Sydney, regional NSW and interstate,” Ms. Mecham said.

“There continues to be a strong demand for our programs in South Western Sydney and with the support of the Australian Government Department of Health, we were able to reach close 7,000 primary school students in the region”.

Souths Cares would like to acknowledge the schools which participated in our health and wellbeing programs this year, which included:

Albury High School Ferncourt Public School Our Lady of the Rosary Kensington
Blairmount Public School Gardeners Road Public School Pagewood Public School
Bourke Street Public School Ingleburn Public School Rossmore Public School
Briar Road Public School James Fallon High School Sackville Street Public School
Budgewoi Public School John Warby Public School Sarah Redfern Public School
Chertsey Primary School Kanwal Public School Spring Farm Public School
Claymore Public School Leppington Public School St Andrews Cathedral School
Cobbitty Public School Liverpool West Public School St Andrews Public School
Crown Street Public School Macquarie Fields Public School St Mary's Central School
Curran Public School Maroubra Junction Public School St Mary's Erskineville
Currans Hill Public School Matraville Public School Villawood North Public School
Darkinjung Barker College Matraville Soldiers Settlement Public School Wellington High School
Darlington Public School Mawarra Public School Wellington Public School
Eastlakes Public School Minto Public School Woongarrah Public School
Elderslie Public School Our Lady of Mount Carmel Waterloo Wyong Public School
  Eschol Park Public School  


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