On behalf of the committee of the Zimbabwe Aid Fund, thank-you very much for your support over this past financial year ended 30th June 2017.
Herewith a brief update of the events and financial affairs of the Zimbabwe Aid Fund. During the 2016/17 financial year $71 500 was raised. The breakdown being as follows:
Monthly Donations $31 300
One-Off Donations $ 7 799
Annual Golf Day $23 843
Annual Toowoomba Cricket Day $ 8 458
Bank Interest $ 100
TOTAL $71 500
During the year the following payments were made:
SOAP BULAWAYO $37 513
SOAP HARARE $18 760
As at the 30 June 2017 we have $17 846 which will be sent to SOAP Harare. They have requested that the funds be held for them in Australia until required.
This coming financial year ZAF will continue to support SOAP in both Harare and Bulawayo who between them supply food parcels to over 365 pensioners. SOAP continues to carefully screen all applicants for assistance to ensure only the most deserving are being assisted.
The annual Golf Day held at Boomerang Golf Club, Mudgeeraba at the Gold Coast will be held on the 17th September and the Annual Toowoomba Cricket Day on Saturday 7th October. Full details are on our website as well as full updates from both the SOAPS. Both these fundraisers are a great opportunity to catch up with friends while raising funds for the Zimbabwe Pensioners.
Thanks again for your support, it is very much appreciated.
The Zimbabwe Aid Fund Committee