Deepwater Plaza supporting the local community
Deepwater Plaza on the NSW Central Coast partnered with the well-known local community organisation Mary Mac’s Place Woy Woy, for a month-long campaign and donation drive to support those in the local community experiencing food insecurity
and homelessness. Mary Mac’s Place serve over 500 meals a week from Monday to Friday to those most in need in the community, relying 100% on donations to provide this vital service. During August 2019, Deepwater Plaza shoppers donated food, toiletries and laundry items at the Donation Hub opposite Coles supermarket. Additionally, shoppers could purchase a $2 or $5 plate and place their plate on the donation wall to show their support. The local community and the shopping centre’s retailers rallied together to provide Mary Mac’s Place Woy Woy, with a cash donation of $5,740 plus an $10,000 worth of groceries
and toiletries. Catherine Pantehis, Coordinator Homeless Services, Catholic Care said: “Mary Mac’s is open to anyone needing a helping hand. We rely solely on donations and thank the local community for supporting so generously during this wonderful initiative. The community’s kindness will ensure we can keep providing meals and other important services to those that need it the most on the peninsula”.