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Sports Equipment Drive Hopes to “Bridge” Gap for Rochester Community

December 6, 2022 1:22 pm in by
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Sports Focus is on calling on the public to donate old sporting equipment to Rochester youth following the devastating impact of recents flood on sports infrastructure.  
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Project coordinator Jasmine Noske from Sports Focus told Robbo on the Wake Up Call that full community sports competition’s haven’t come back yet so this is the best they can do. 
 
“We thought what better way to get kids active over the Christmas and school holiday period than deliver a whole heap of sporting equipment,” she said. 
 
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“Over Christmas and January, a lot of activity providers are on holidays and there not delivering anything, so we really thought a sporting equipment drive would bridge that gap.” 
 
There asking for new and used cricket bats, balls, footballs, frisbees, Skipping ropes, Bike helmets, Kids bikes/scooters/skateboards and soccer balls. 
 
Residents can drop off equipment at two locations: 
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Sporting equipment can be dropped off at two locations in Bendigo:
– Sports Focus Office, 14 Nolan Street, Bendigo
– SportsPower, 342 Hargreaves Street, Bendigo
 
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