Commonwealth bank donation supports Cowra community

Cowra Commonwealth Bank's Stacey Smith and Sophie Wardle present Arthur Johnstone, Bonni Gundersen, Logan Thompson, Flossie Johnstone, Penny Smith and Mia Hattenfels with the $500 donation.
Cowra Commonwealth Bank's Stacey Smith and Sophie Wardle present Arthur Johnstone, Bonni Gundersen, Logan Thompson, Flossie Johnstone, Penny Smith and Mia Hattenfels with the $500 donation.

Commonwealth Bank Cowra branch employees have donated $500 to Cowra Early Childhood Services Co-Op Ltd as part of a nationwide community donation program.

Commonwealth Bank Cowra Branch Manager Stacey Smith said the donation was part of $500,000 the Commonwealth Bank had pledged nationally to recognise organisations that make a difference in their communities.

"With the festive season approaching, it's a timely opportunity for us to show our support for Cowra Early Childhood Services Co-Op Ltd and the great work of the team," she said.

"In particular, the wellness and well-being focus, so it's great to be able to give back and support this work."

"At Commonwealth Bank, our people are committed to driving positive change within their communities to make a difference locally and for all Australians," she said.

Mobile Services Supervisor, Penny Smith, said the team was thankful for the donation which would be put towards an end of year celebration for families of the children they look after.

"Every year mobile does an end of year celebration," she said.

"This year we plan to do one bigger then we've had previously. A lot of our families come off a farm and it will be really nice to put on a party for them.

"Normally we ask the parents to bring plates of share food but we'll be able to do that for them, give them a break from the drought, relax and have some fun.

"Thanks very much to the Commonwelth Bank for considering us, it's pretty special to be recognised," she said.