Generous community gets behind 'A Little Ray of Giving' campaign

The Ray White Emms Mooney and CINC teams with just some of the gifts donated.
The Ray White Emms Mooney and CINC teams with just some of the gifts donated.

This Christmas is set to be a little bit easier for families doing it tough with Ray White Emms Mooney again partnering with the Cowra Information and Neighbourhood Centre (CINC) to help those who may need some extra support during the festive season.

In its tenth year running Ray White's 'A Little Ray of Giving' saw the team from CINC pick up the first round of gift donations on Thursday, December 9.

Ray White Emms Mooney Salesman, Jacob McNaught, said it was fantastic to be taking part in 'A Little Ray of Giving' again.

"It's a great cause and we are always extremely supportive and willing to get behind it," he said.

"It can be tough for a lot of people during the Christmas period so the least we can do is provide a bit of happiness and get as many people around it as possible."

Mr McNaught thanked the community for the donations already received and CINC for helping to bring the gifts to those in need.

"Thanks to everyone who has donated," he said.

"The more people we have come through the door, the more families we can support.

"CINC are great people, day in and day out they do their best to support the community."

CINC CEO, Fran Stead said it was fantastic to see Ray White supporting the community again.

"These guys support CINC every single year and we are incredibly grateful, especially after the year we've had which has put extra strain on people," she said.

"So we want to thank the families that have donated because we know how hard it has been to try and source gifts. We are very, very grateful."

She said the organisation was now sorting out the gifts for families.

"We are currently spreading those gifts out between our Family Support and working out who is getting what," she said.

"It gives us the biggest smile on our face to try and ease that pressure on families, the joy we get from giving is incredible.

"After the year we have gone through for people to stop and think about giving something to someone else, it's the icing on the cake for what we do."

Mr McNaught said Ray White was still keen to see even more gifts donated to those in need.

"We are still keen to get as many donations as possible and we are taking donations right up to December 22," he said.

"Those who wish to donate a gift just need to inform us if the gift is male or female in the age group of 0 to 13 years."

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