Moonee Valley Leader
Boomerang Bags Ascot Vale for Kids
To purchase sewing machines for children and teens to they can become much more involved in the established community group, Boomerang Bags Ascot Vale
Learning a new skill and developing an awareness of sustainable community initiative tackling plastic pollution is of invaluable benefit.
The major costs associated with the project are
Sewing machines - approx 5 x1 Brother JV1400 Sewing Machine @ $200 x4 Singer Start 1306 Sewing Machine @ $99
The $1,000 grant will be used
Purchasing sewing machines specific to 'beginner' or unexperienced sewer and a machine suitable for the slightly advanced sewer (to suit an experienced teenager, for example)
How they raise the rest of the funding
Gold coin donations via local traders on Union Road who supply our handmade, up cycled fabric bags to the community (instead of shoppers using plastic single use bags).