Australia’s Best Pro Bono & Workplace Volunteering Program Awarded

Congratulations to Origin Foundation on receiving the Gold Award for ‘Best Pro Bono / Workplace Volunteering’ at the Workplace Giving Excellence Awards, officiated by The Hon Paul Fletcher MP, Minister for Families and Social Services.

The awards are driven by leading advocacy organisation, Workplace Giving Australia and celebrate excellence, social impact and leadership.  Adrienne Picone, CEO of Volunteering Australia was a member of the independent judging panel. At a ceremony hosted by Commonwealth Bank, 18 organisations from 60 entrants, received recognition for their outstanding programs.

Frank Calabria, CEO of Origin said, “I am incredibly proud of our people and the passion they show for the Origin Foundation.  When it was established in 2010, it was our people who chose its focus of education to help create a brighter future for young Australians.  Every year, our people volunteer many hours of their time as well as their professional skills and experience to support the work of our community partners, enabling us to amplify any dollar contribution the Foundation makes.  Witnessing our people making a difference in the community is one of the most rewarding aspects of leading this great Australian company.”

Other winners in the category were Bain & Company and Deloitte Australia, who tied for the Silver Award.

Click here to read winner case studies and view the event photo gallery.


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