Shoalhaven News

Milton Showground Distribution Centre to close this Friday


Grant Schultz, Bushfire Donations Coordinator for Milton Ulladulla Rotary, advises that the Milton Showground will cease distribution of all goods at 5pm this Friday the 17th January 2020.
“We will be ceasing the distribution of non-perishable foods, toiletries and other basic items with effect from 5pm This Friday 17th January 2020”  Mr. Schultz said today.
Those in need of supplies are asked to attend the Disaster Recovery Welfare Centre located in the main auditorium of the Ulladulla Civic Centre.
The following agencies, community groups and services will be available at the Disaster Recovery Welfare Centre from this Friday:
The Red Cross, Anglicare, St Vincent De Paul, chaplaincy and mental health service, insurance providers, Shoalhaven City Council, State Government Disaster Welfare, Family and Community Services, and many other agencies and service providers will be located in the Centre.
All will be available to anyone affected by the fire, either directly or indirectly.
Any remaining goods will be distributed to local charities to ensure that the supply of such goods remain available to those in need.
No goods will be wasted, and all donated goods will remain in the area.
Mr. Schultz added “I want to take this opportunity to thank all those that donated or volunteered to work to ensure supplies were delivered to all in need.”
For further information contact Shoalhaven City Council Donations Coordinator on  0439 436 657 or Grant Schultz on 0416270216.