COMMUNITY

We support a range of organisations that are making a difference in our communities, particularly in the areas of mental health, suicide and domestic violence. We have also supported those most-affected by the Australian bush fires and provided direct relief to customers and staff who were impacted. Our chosen charities include:

AUSTRALIAN RED CROSS DISASTER RELIEF FUND (AU)

humm group donated $200,000 to the Australian Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund, which went directly to the many communities impacted by the Australian wildfires. We also developed relief packages for our affected customers and made a $10,000 donation to support WIRES with the rescue of native wildlife. Find out more: https://www.redcross.org.au/drr

STAFF VOLUNTEERING

Caring for the communities we are a part of is something our people are passionate about. To fuel this purpose-led passion, humm group offers a volunteering program whereby employees can take paid leave to volunteer for a cause that inspires them. Causes our people recently supported included Wesley Mission Food Drive, Dress for Success, Asylum Seekers Trust, Chained Dog Awareness, Eat My Lunch, City Mission, Sustainable Coastlines, Special Children’s Christmas Party and Cure Kids.

LIFELINE (NZ)

We are a proud supporter of Lifeline and the work they do for suicide prevention in New Zealand. Lifeline receive over 10,000 calls per month from people of all ages and ethnicities who are struggling with a wide range of issues including relationship and work problems, mental health, grief, abuse, bullying and loneliness. They help an average of 8-10 people a day at high risk of suicide. Find out more: https://www.lifeline.org.nz

WOMEN’S REFUGE (NZ)

New Zealand has the highest rate of family violence in the developed world. In 2019, 22 women lost their lives and more than 57,000 women and children were referred to Women’s Refuge for assistance. In line with our policy and support for employees impacted by domestic violence, we actively fundraises for Women’s Refuge throughout the year with a range of employee initiatives. Staff also collected Christmas gifts and other essential items to support families in crisis over the holiday season. Find out more: https://womensrefuge.org.nz

SYDNEY SIXERS (AU)

humm is a principal sponsor of the two-time Women’s Big Bash League champions, the Sydney Sixers. We are proud to be associated with a franchise synonymous with success, teamwork and cultivating talent, all values that we share. Find out more: https://www.sydneysixers.com.au