A Little Thanks Goes A Long Way
A little thanks
Published 13 September

Happy Father’s Day from Pacific Werribee


Here’s a look at some of the incredible dads from throughout the Pacific Werribee community.

To the papa bears and stepdads through to the new dads, old dads, dad-da’s grandads, foster dads, dog dads and more, Pacific Werribee wished every dad a very happy Father’s Day.

*Images were taken prior to recent lockdown*


Good News Stories

For every tag and good news comment we receive on this post, Pacific Werribee matched with a $1 donation to local charity Doorways.

Doorways will then purchase essential food relief for members of our community.


National Security Guard Day

Pacific Werribee thanked our security guards, on National Security Guard Day for ensuring the safety of customers and employees.


First Responder’s Day


To celebrate First Responder’s Day, Pacific Werribee showcased some of the incredible people and organisations that keep our community safe.


Celebrating Mother’s Day with Werribee Mercy Hospital


In the spirit of gift-giving, the team at Pacific Werribee delivered hamper packs to new mums at Werribee Mercy, filled with essentials to help welcome their new bundles of joy!


International Women’s Day


In the lead up to International Women’s Day we will be showcasing some of the incredible women that make up Wyndham.


Valentines Day – Surprise and Delight


This Valentine’s Day, we celebrated our customers by surprising them in centre with a heart shaped cookie from The Cupcake Queens. 


The Smith Family – Learning for Life

As our community begins settling into a new school year, there are many disadvantaged children that need extra support to stay in school. The Smith Family Learning for Life program recognises that disadvantaged children need extra support to stay at school and go on to further studies or a job. Recently, Pacific Werribee donated $2,000 to The Smith Family’s Learning for Life program, to help support more than 1,000 Wyndham kids to get the most of out their education. At Pacific Werribee, we believe all students should have the access to the best education possible.


Salvation Army Toy Drive


2020 has been a difficult year for us all – even more so those already experiencing hardship. Recently, Pacific Werribee donated over $2,000 worth of toys to The Salvation Army Australia toy drive, to bring a smile to the face of a child doing it tough. Christmas is an important time of year, and we wanted to share our thanks with our local community by ensuring everyone can have a magical Christmas.


Wall of Thanks

After a tumultuous year, this festive season will be like no other we’ve seen before. It’s a time of celebration. A time of saying thanks to our friends, family and wider community for their support and kindness as we begin to look toward a new year. Pacific Werribee installed a Thank You wall, featuring members of our local community and retailers as we all come together to share what we are thankful for.


Hand Sanitiser Donations


With students returning back to school, to ensure a safer transition Pacific Werribee donated hand sanitiser to the centre’s local primary schools. Pacific Werribee donated 1,000 travel-sized hand sanisters to local students and teachers at Manorvale Primary School, Iramoo Primary School, Westgrove Primary School, Woodville Primary School and Wyndham Park Primary School.


Local Police Stations

Pacific Werribee surprised the local police at Wyndham North and Werribee stations with three boxes of cupcakes to share our thanks to the incredible staff for their continuous hard work and commitment to keeping our community safe!


Aged Care Lunches


Some of our generous Urban Diner restaurants donated lunches this last week to local aged care facilities to show their appreciation to the dedicated staff to our elderly community during this time. We want to share a big thank you to Nando’s, Grill’d and La Porchetta for their contribution and helping us thank you to St Vincent’s Care Services Werribee, Manor Court Werribee Aged Care, and Estia Health Werribee. A little thanks goes a long way!


The Salvation Army

We’d like to share thanks to those in the community who have continued to provide support and services to those less fortunate through their various community efforts in Wyndham. We had the pleasure of delivering essentials to the amazing team at The Salvation Army Wyndham City Community Pantry! Share your thanks with continuing kindness and sharing support during this time with our local community. A little thanks goes a long way!


Gifts packs to new Mums for Mother’s Day

We’d like to congratulate new Mum’s this Mother’s Day so we partnered with the Werribee Mercy Hospital to distribute gift packs.

Thirty ‘congratulations packs’ were created and delivered to new mums at the Maternity and Neonatal Services ward and the Special Care Nursery unit, on Thursday 7 May, in the lead up to Mother’s Day. Gift packs included essentials and treats like hand cream and chocolate for mothers, baby wipes, newborn nappies, a rattle, and a baby wash starter pack.


Wyndham Child Care

We’d like to say thank you to all of the educators in our wonderful community providing care to children of those workers in essential roles.

Last week we delivered hampers to recognise the continuous efforts of the private and community-based childcare centres in the Werribee and Hoppers Crossing communities. A little thanks goes a long way!
Click here to see the photos.


Mercy Place Wyndham Residential Aged Care

We would like to thank all the extra efforts of the staff at Mercy Place Wyndham Residential Aged Care during these challenging times in providing a safe and supportive place of residence for our elderly community. A little thanks goes a long way!
Click here to see the video.


Werribee Mercy Hospital

We’d like to thank all of the hard-working healthcare workers and staff at Werribee Mercy Hospital for their tireless efforts during these unprecedented times. We delivered gifts to the hospital as a token of our appreciation and to bring a smile to those local heroes working on the front line.
Click here to see the video.

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