Australians wanting to assist people affected by the tragedy at Dreamworld on the Gold Coast by donating funds, are being urged to go to givit.org.au.
Working with a range of partner and government organisations, Australian charity GIVIT is managing donations to assist after this terrible incident.
GIVIT CEO, Juliette Wright, said GIVIT’s website is an easy, quick and effective way of donating directly to those in need.
“News of this tragic incident shocked everyone at GIVIT just as it shocked Australians all over the country,” Mrs Wright said. “We are working with a range of partners to manage donations following this tragedy on their behalf using our website givit.org.au.
“We know from past events Australians are incredibly generous and want to help the families who have been left devastated. GIVIT channels this generosity and lets people know exactly what is required so front line services aren’t inundated by donations they don’t need.
“After the explosion at the Serves You Right Café in Ravenshoe, GIVIT facilitated the donation of more than $800,000 in funds.
“The online platform removes the administrative and financial burden for councils and charities as well saving valuable resources for critical activities.
People can give money via GIVIT’S website of which 100% will go directly to those affected.
Mrs Wright said GIVIT has a proven record of being easy to use, efficient and most importantly effective following incidents such as this.
“GIVIT’s online platform has facilitated more than 327,000 donations and supports more than 1,200 trusted Australian charities by ensuring they have the exact items their clients need to recover.
To pledge your donation please visit givit.org.au.
For more information or interviews please contact Ash Moore, GIVIT’s Media Advisor, on firstname.lastname@example.org.