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Corporate Partnerships

Australian Red Cross is a powerful partner for business.

With Australian Red Cross, business leaders are working to build strategic partnerships, fund innovation and bring new skills and resources through corporate volunteering.

Business and industry are at the heart of sustainable solutions that build resilience and self-reliance among communities here in Australia, and abroad. Each corporate partner’s contribution drives measurable social impact through shared value, capacity building, cause-driven programs and employee giving.

Australian Red Cross’ charity corporate partners have had a positive impact in communities across Australia and in the Asia Pacific region.

Global partner

Land Rover

Since 2010, Land Rover has been helping Red Cross reach vulnerable people around the world. With Land Rover, Red Cross has helped deliver clean water, good health and disaster relief programs internationally.

Community partners

ALDi

The ALDI | Red Cross FoodREDi Project supports food education in Australian communities. ALDI's commitment of $300,000 a year enables Australian Red Cross to provide individuals and families the information and skills they need to access and prepare a balanced diet, while understanding the impact of food choices on their overall health and wellbeing.

Charter Hall

Charter Hall’s contribution to Australian Red Cross helps us to ensure that people in our communities are equipped to prepare for and recover from disasters. More than just a financial contribution, Charter Hall and Red Cross’ disaster preparedness team have worked together to deliver disaster preparedness and resilience training sessions for Charter Hall’s staff in their offices across Australia.

The Cheesecake Shop

In April 2013, The Cheesecake Shop became a major sponsor of Australian Red Cross’ Big Cake Bake. With 180 franchisees in communities across Australia, The Cheesecake Shop is a passionate supporter of local programs, branches and volunteers.

Country Road

Country Road’s Fashion Trade clothing donation program diverts textile waste from landfill by encouraging people to donate their high quality, pre- loved Country Road clothing to Red Cross Shops in Australia and New Zealand.

 

The Walt Disney Company in Australia is a proud supporter of the Pillowcase Project which supports the disaster preparedness of children across Australia in communities vulnerable to experiencing disasters. Since 2014 The Walt Disney Company has sponsored Pillowcase pilots worldwide that have been enthusiastically received by children, teachers and parents, demonstrating fantastic outcomes in successful community engagement and action taking for disaster preparedness. Read more about the program here.

First National Foundation

Since 2007, Australian Red Cross’ partnership with First National has contributed more than $1.4 million to Red Cross’ emergency preparedness, response and recovery work. As a National Community Preparedness Partner, First National aids disaster relief and recovery efforts and educates communities across Australia to prepare for disasters.

IAG

IAG has committed resources and funding in a 10-year partnership with Australian Red Cross to motivate a change in individual and community attitudes towards disaster preparedness. With Australian Red Cross, IAG has researched and designed an app to help people Get Prepared for longer and more severe disaster seasons and other emergencies.

INPEX

INPEX keeps our door open to young people across the Northern Territory, ensuring they have a safe place of respite and to connect with the services, skills development and support they need.

Kathmandu

Kathmandu donates goods for communities affected by disaster, organises an in-store clothing drive for Red Cross Shops and supports our humanitarian emergency response in Australia and around the world.

King & Wood Mallesons

Recognised as one of the world’s most innovative law firms, King & Wood Mallesons has partnered with Red Cross for over 10 years. The partnership includes pro bono legal support to our Red Cross operations, services and International Humanitarian Law team. Additionally King & Wood Mallesons in the Community program engages with Red Cross through volunteering, work place giving and other fundraising initiatives to support the most vulnerable people in our communities.

NRMA

Peak NSW motoring body, the NRMA, is working with Australian Red Cross to support young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from the regional centres gain their P1 driver licence. With a driver licence, participants of our Learner Driver Mentor Program will be better able to access study and work.

Medibank

Medibank is a National Community Preparedness Partner of Australian Red Cross. The Medibank partnership with Australian Red Cross has a dual focus. In addition to contributing funds to disaster relief and recovery efforts, the partnership will help Red Cross inform and educate communities across Australia as they prepare and plan for disasters. Being prepared for an emergency can help people get back on their feet more quickly if one is to occur.

Super Retail Group

Super Retail Group’s adventure and sports brands Rebel, Amart Sports, Rays, BCF and Supercheap Auto are committed to raising the profile of Australian Red Cross and supporting our community work.

Community Preparedness & Response Partners

Our corporate partners pre-invest in emergency services work to prepare communities for disasters and support our response by ensuring we can maintain vehicles and train volunteers nationwide, so we’re always ready to respond, day and night.

  • First National
  • IAG
  • Land Rover
  • Medibank

Disaster Relief & Recovery Supporters

The following businesses provide significant support to Australian Red Cross when disaster strikes through donations, fundraising and business services support.

  • ANZ
  • Coles
  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia
  • Connell Brothers
  • Conoco Phillips
  • Crane
  • Diageo
  • First National
  • Insurance Australia Group (IAG)
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • National Australia Bank Limited
  • QBE
  • Rio Tinto
  • Ritchies IGA
  • SC Johnson
  • Shell
  • Smith & Nephew
  • Suncorp
  • Tabcorp

Your small change can make big change

Use your small change to create a big change in the lives of vulnerable people and communities.

Red Cross Workplace Giving is an easy way to make regular pre-tax donations from your pay.

Give $5 a week and:

  • In 10 weeks, you’ll have given an elderly Australian a year’s worth of daily phone contact to keep them safe and connected to their community
  • In 20 weeks, you’ll open the doors to an emergency evacuation centre when next disaster strikes
  • In one year you’ll be supporting Red Cross aid workers to bring good health and simple community solutions to villages across the Pacific region

Learn more about Red Cross Workplace Giving »

Clear your meetings and volunteer your workforce

Corporate volunteers bring skills, knowledge and labour to expand the reach and impact of our community-based programs.

To organise a volunteer opportunity for you and your colleagues, talk to an Australian Red Cross Corporate Volunteering executive.

Become a Red Cross business partner

Our charity corporate partners choose to:

  • support our wide-ranging and far-reach work in communities
  • drive community support for our work through a targeted campaign or business activity
  • support an identified community or place-based program
  • work with us to co-design solutions to significant social problems
  • engage staff members through workplace giving or corporate volunteering opportunities.

To learn about the impact your business could make, talk to an Australian Red Cross Business Partner Manager.

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Country Road and Red Cross team up

Between now and Monday 9 July Country Road is giving away $10 vouchers to use in their stores for every single pre-loved Country Road item you donate to us.

Generosity looks good on everyone

Clear some space in your wardrobe and join in the free Uber x Red Cross Clothing Drive on Sunday 3 June.

1 in 20 have thought about preparing for an emergency fewer have acted

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