The Academy of Football Australia are jumping for joy after they managed to score a $2000 donation from the Sunshine Automotive Community Fund.
The local not-for-profit beat out 20 other community groups in the running for the cash, after they secured the highest number of votes in the March round on the myGC.com.au website.
Yesterday some members of the club were on hand to receive the giant cheque at Sunshine Automotive. After handing over the $2000, Sunshine Ford dealer principal Peter O’Brien told myGC it was a great feeling being able to help out a local community group. “We are so exited to be able to give back to the community. We can’t wait to see what they do with the money.”
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Academy of Football Australia spokesperson Shane King told myGC the club was thrilled to be announced as the March winner. “It’s absolutely fantastic. We are a small not-for-profit organisation so we are always trying to raise money anyway we can,” he said. “The $2000 is incredible and is going to make such a difference to our kids. We are going to use the funds to purchase some new training equipment, like soccer balls which aren’t cheap.”
If you are involved in a local community group, sporting club or not-for-profit organisation and would love to receive a $2000 donation, sign-up to the April round of the Sunshine Automotive Community Fund today. The Community Fund is giving away $2,000 each month through to June! For more information and to register, visit: mygc.com.au/sunshine-automotive-community-fund/