Vouchers give schools a sports equipment boost

Synarah MurphyNorth West Telegraph
Baler Primary School will receive the most sporting equipment after collecting more than 128,000 vouchers.
Camera IconBaler Primary School will receive the most sporting equipment after collecting more than 128,000 vouchers. Credit: Synarah Murphy

Pilbara kids have the opportunity to advance their skills, with new sporting equipment worth up to $40,000 coming via donations from Coles this month.

More than 950,000 vouchers were collected at local supermarkets through the Coles Sports for School program.

Primary schools from the Pilbara were among 7000 schools across the nation to be selected between February and April this year. Schools participated by collecting more than 200 million Coles vouchers.

State general manager Pat Zanetti said he was pleased with the donations of sports equipment to schools in regional WA.

“We’re really impressed by the way the local community has got behind the program by collecting so many vouchers for their school,” he said.

Baler Primary School will receive the most sporting equipment after collecting more than 128,000 vouchers as a part of the Sports for Schools program.

Sports gear will include popular items such as cricket and softball bats, footballs, skipping ropes, basketballs, javelins, hockey sticks, nets and first aid kits.

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