Community & Social Support
Free Dress - Fridays
When: The last Friday of every month
What: Staff have the option of "Free Dress" and donate $5 to the monthly nominated charity. We have donated to a variety of charitable funds over the years, both at a local community, state and national level.
Why: A means of staff contributing to a charity and also and being involved by nominating their preferred fund.
Support The Cause: Some of these are:
Sale Tennis Club
When: Annual Sponsor
What: We provided discounted pricing for their e-store garments plus we donated the setup fees for their store. This allows their club members to easily order online and means the club do not have to collect, sort and distribute orders throughout the season.
Why: To support a local club and help them manage their uniform processes easily.
Support The Cause: https://www.tennis.com.au/saletc/
Signing Of Grow Gippsland Compact
When: In October 2019 Payless Promotions committed to adding value to our region of Gippsland.
What: Along with approximately 70 other organisations, Payless Promotions committed to maximising opportunities for local suppliers and local employment, including employment of people with barriers to work.
Why: We recognise the value of a circular economy and are committed to buying locally in the order of regionally, state-wide, and Australia-Wide.
Support The Cause: https://growgippsland.com.au/creating-new-opportunities/
Sale Scout Group
When: Annual and ongoing sponsorship
What: E-Store solutions for the Groups custom merchandise. This allows the Group to look great week to week and at any event they attend locally, nationally or even international event.
Why: Our GM Trent is the Group Leader of our regional Scout Group with over 80 youth members and 14 leaders. Our E-Store solutions take away the hassles of collecting, money, names and sizes. This allows the leaders and parents to focus on giving the youth the best possible experiences on their scouting journey.
Support The Cause: https://scoutsvictoria.com.au/location/SALE/
Traralgon Tennis Club
When: Annual and ongoing sponsorship
What: This is a cash donation to support a rural tennis club that just keeps on kicking goals. Traralgon Tennis Club hosts international tournaments at senior and junior level and continues to bring money to our region.
Why: TTC is not for profit. They are a massive asset to our region and stimulate a lot of economic activity by bringing visitors to Gippsland.
Support The Cause: http://www.traralgontennis.com.au/
Sale Maffra Cricket Associaton
When: First Round 8th December 2019
What: Sponsor for the supply of merchandise to raise funds for local Junior cricketers
Why: Supporting the local junior cricketers in their journey to compete at Squad level across Victoria.
Support The Cause: http://mycricket.cricket.com.au/home.aspx?entityid=2136&save=0
Monash Alumni Mentoring Program
What: The program matches a Post-Grad business student with an experience Monash Alumni who is successful in a related field. Guy spent the year mentoring Palak, and they both took a lot of positives from the process.
Why: They say, "It takes a village to raise a child". Monash University was a big part of Guy's village in his youth and he was eager to give back to this community when asked.
Support The Cause: https://www.monash.edu/about/mentoring
When: March 28th 2020
What: Major Sponsor, providing gift packs for a fundraiser for women with Breast Cancer
Why: To support a wonderful program designed for young women with Breast Cancer.
Support The Cause: https://bravebeauties.com.au/
Wellingtons Biggest Ever Blokes BBQ
When: Annually in October each year
What: Major Sponsor, providing event merchandise and printed matter, our GM is on the Organising Committee
Why: Our GM joins a team of other business owners on the organising committee to run this annual event with over 400 attendees that have raised in excess of $450,000 over the last 5 years. 50% of the raised funds are donated to the PCFA (Prostate Cancer Foundation) and the other 50% is used for projects closer to home. Our contribution of merchandise and artwork is time well spent making a real difference with this cause
The Cooper Trewin Memorial SUDC Research Fund
When: Annual sponsorship of, and participation in annual fundraising golf day since 2014
What: Product donations, raffle prizes, and paid participation in events
Why: The beautiful Cooper Trewin was a much-loved nephew of one of our team members. In 2010 he passed suddenly whilst sleeping when aged just 16 months. His amazing parents Robert and Kylie Trewin formed this foundation and work tirelessy to find a cause for sudden and unexplained death in children and have raised over $1 million to go towards research. It is our honour to play a very small part in assisting these two in their passionate endeavour.
Support The Cause: https://sudc.com.au/
Bell Hocken Foundation
Payless Promotions donated stubby holders to the Bella Hocken Foundation who is Raising Awareness Of Childhood Cancer.
Cooper Trewin Memorial SUDC Research Fund Golf Day
Payless Promotions provide ongoing support to the Cooper Trewin Memorial SUDC Research Fund. Each year Payless Promotions donate stubby holders and polo shirts to the Cooper Trewin Memorial SUDC Research Fund Golf Day, which some staff also participate in. The Cooper Trewin Memorial SUDC Research Fund supports SIDS and Kids to fund advocacy and Australian research into the cause for sudden and unexplained death in children.
Footy Colours Day
'Footy Colours Day' At Payless Promotions, all staff dressed in their favourite footy teams colours and all donations went to the 'Fight Cancer Foundation'.
Fun Run For Local Kids
In conjunction with Sporting Legends of Sale, Payless Promotions donated $5000 worth of polo shirts, running singlets, drink bottles and wristbands to help raise funds for the Fun Run For Local Kids which supported two local sick children. All of Payless Promotions Employees participated in the Fun Run also.
Payless Promotions have casual days to raise money to Kaya's Misson who are a non for profit organisation with the primary aim to rehouse dogs for breeding establishments.
Little Jem Foundation
Payless Promotions provide ongoing support, donations, and discounts on items such as polos, hoodies, cycling tops ,drink bottles, caps and pens to the Little Jem Foundation who provide assistance to families in Gippsland who experience the sudden loss of a baby or child, whether during pregnancy, as a newborn, or as a young child.
Murdoch Childrens Research Institute
Payless Promotions donated money to Kent Hammond who is participating in a 101 hole Golf Marathon to raise money for the Murdoch Children's Research Institute. This institute is the preeminent child health research institute in Australia, and is recognised globally for its child health discoveries.
Payless Promotions participated in helping to highlight the growing danger of binge drinking and alcohol abuse. All money raised goes to Life Education, a program that teaches children to live a healthy lifestyle by resisting participation in drug and alcohol abuse.
Payless Promotions goes casual for cancer once a month. All proceeds from our casual day are donated to the Cancer Council.
Payless Promotions has donated money to Destiny Rescue to help rescue innocent children from the horror and abuse of the sex trade.
Lap the Lake
Yearly Payless Promotions participates in Sale Rotarys' "Lap The Lake" Challenge
Seaspray Surf Life Saving Club
Yearly Payless Promotions support Seaspray Surf Life Saving Club (S.S.L.S.C) Board short day and donate all money to (S.S.L.S.C)
Sale Primary School
Donation of drink bottles, frisbees and swimming caps.
Walk The Lake
Payless Promotions participates in Wellington Shire's fundraiser "Walk The Lake"
Ascot Vale West Primary School
Payless Promotions donated 500 lanyards to students at Ascot Vale West Primary School for their jogging club.
Hike For Hunger
Payless Promotions participated in the Hike For Hunger to raise awareness of hunger and poverty.
MS HPV Enduro Challenge
Donated T-Shirts to Briagolong Primary School for MS HPV Enduro Challenge 'riding for a reason'.