The German Australian Playschool, playgroups and Pfadfinder would like to thank the following people and organisations who generously supported us:
Governments and Embassies
- The ACT Government’s Community Support and Infrastructure grant in Dec 2008 ($35,000) and 2009 ($12,000)
- The ACT Government’s Multicultural Grants Program – for grants in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 (ranging between $800 and $3000)
- The ACT Government’s Community Language Grants program – grant in May 2009
- The German Embassy – for establishment costs for Pfadfinder Scouts, and gifts for GAP
Businesses and Organisations
- Steve Dodt of Canberra Online – for website services and hosting.
- Bunnings Belconnen – for fundraising opportunities and donations of equipment.
- Chris at Badgelink for great service and super name badges for our staff and leaders.
- EcoHeat – for the supply and installation of an environmentally friendly solar space heater / cooler.
- Rivoland Tiles – for the supply of discounted floor tiles.
- Clark Rubber – for huge discounts on the plastic cones for our traditional First Day of School gifts.
- Super Toyworld and Hobbies store in Fyshwick, Canberra, for their kind donation of German language toys for our Nikolaus presents at Spiel und Spass in 2009.
- Glenn from Mind Games in Canberra for a raffle prize donation.
- ACTEWAGL for a $10,000 Green Grant in October 2011.
- LAROS Technologies – for the supply of triple-glazing safety standard windows, at cost, for the scout hall using funding from the ACTEW AGL Green Grant.
- The Hofer Family – for their very generous donations of German books from overseas.
- The Hoefer-Dunne Family – for their many generous donations of German books and toys.
- The Rankin Family – for a donation of many high quality German children’s books.
- The Klaiber Family – for donations of German children’s toys.
- Three families who each wish to remain anonymous, who donated money towards a little girl’s GAP fees and made it possible for her to attend in 2009.
- The Pfadfinder Leaders who volunteer their time every week and some weekends to run amazing activities for the Scouts.
- The families who take an active role in organising Spiel und Spass and making it a warm and friendly meeting for young children.
- And to all the GAP parents who generously donate of their time and expertise, to make the GAP the wonderful place it is.
- Thanks to the Corazza family who donated and delivered fresh sand for our sandbox and playground mulch for us to play in. The children got busy making a thank you poster.
- Thanks as well to the generous donation of green grass and its installation, by the Mazouz family in March 2013.