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2019: Smartgroup Foundation grant recipients

Second Chance Animal Rescue

Second Chance Outreach Program
The Second Chance Outreach Program is an initiative established to support the disadvantaged who love and care for their companion animals but simply can’t afford to pay exorbitant veterinary bills. Second Chance offers free vaccinations, microchipping, de-sexing, and more.

Youth Futures WA

The Nest
The Nest program supports young parents at risk of losing custody of their baby because they are homeless or living in unsuitable conditions. Parents are supported to address personal challenges, such as poor physical and mental health and troubled family relationships.

Maddie Riewoldt's Vision

Paediatric & adolescent tissue sample sets for the Australian Marrow Failure Biobank
Maddie Riewoldt’s Vision funds research that accelerates next-generation prevention, diagnosis and treatments of Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes (BMFS) while supporting patients and families living with BMFS. This grant will support collecting and processing tissue samples from paediatric and adolescent Australians to contribute to the Australian Marrow Failure Biobank - the first national Aplastic Anaemia and Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes Biobank.

Sydney Dogs and Cats Home

Comfy beds for homeless pets
Sydney Dogs and Cats Home is Sydney's only charity pound and community facility owned and operated by The Sydney Dogs & Cats Home Incorporated Association, taking care of lost, abandoned and neglected pets since 1946. This grant will fund the purchase of much-needed animal beds.