Our Corporate Giving
Watermark is committed to providing generous support for our communities at home and abroad. Our Corporate Charity Committee is dedicated to selecting recipients for our annual charitable donations, and all of our employees are invited to nominate causes they are passionate about.
These are a few of the initiatives and organisations that Watermark proudly supports:
Seasons Greetings Cards
Watermark’s Season’s Greetings cards are supplied by Charity Greeting Cards.
Since 1999, Charity Greeting Cards have been helping businesses and individuals send cards and ecards while also helping charities, 20c from every dollar spent goes to a nominated charity. What happens to greeting cards after the festive season? Often they are thrown away. Ecards have the added benefit of being environmentally friendly. Watermark has supported Cancer Council, Australian Cancer Research Foundation, Royal Flying Doctor Service South Eastern Section, Lifeline, Asthma Australia, The Children’s Medical Research Institute, Kids Helpline, Make-A-Wish Australia, The Alannah and Madeline Foundation and The Heart Foundation.
In Australia, 1 in 6 Australian children and young people are growing in poverty. Finding money for a school uniform, proper shoes, textbooks or the next school excursion is often impossible. Watermark is providing financial support for one child in need through The Smith Family Child Sponsorship Program.
The Mirabel Foundation works specifically with children orphaned or abandoned due to parental illicit drug use. Mirabel believes that every child deserves a childhood. Working with this vulnerable group of children is a proactive way to begin breaking the cycle of addiction. Support for The Mirabel Foundation provides vital assistance and opportunities to some of the most vulnerable children in our community.
World Vision Linking Hands is partnering with Indigenous communities to transform the lives of children and families. Linking Hands supporters offers an opportunity to help eliminate Indigenous disadvantage, by offering Indigenous communities the opportunity for a brighter future.
The Fred Hollows Foundation was established in 1992 with the aim of continuing and expanding on the work Fred Hollows had started in Eritrea, Vietnam and Indigenous Australia. The Foundation now works throughout Africa, Asia (South and South East) and Australia, focusing on blindness prevention and Australian Indigenous health. Through reducing the cost of cataract operations to as little as $25 in some developing countries, we have helped to restore the sight of more than 1,000,000 people worldwide.
Redkite supports children and their families through cancer by providing financial assistance, emotional support and help with education.
Engineers Without Borders Australia works in partnership with disadvantaged communities, both in Australia and overseas, to provide locally generated grassroots engineering programs which offer sustainable solutions to issues preventing development, such as access to drinking water, sanitation, energy and waste systems.
The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia is one of the largest aeromedical organisations in the world. Using the latest in aviation, medical and communications technology, it delivers extensive primary health care and 24-hour emergency service to those who live, work and travel throughout Australia.
Beyond Blue work to address issues associated with depression, anxiety and related substance misuse disorders in Australia.
Doctors Without Borders is an international organisation offering medical humanitarian aid.