Overells in the community
Here at Overells we pride ourselves on a strong sense of community, regularly donating to charities and participating in charity events.
Examples of this community support include donations to various charities including Cystic Fibrosis Queensland, Smith Family Foundation, Swags for Homeless, RSPCA, the UNICEF appeal for East Africa and the Inspire Foundation, as well as annual participation in the Cool Night Classic and the Twilight Running Festival.
Laura Millar, Bronte Packer-Hill, Emma Jones, Emily Dransfield, Gavin Weller and Sophie Reiser before the 2014 5km Twilight Run.
Not pictured: David Overell and Megan Overell who ran in the 10km event.
We also sponsor a child from Bangladesh through St Veronica's and have made it possible for handicapped children to view a play at the Queensland Theatre Company.
We provide pro-bono services for Specialised Programs And Community Endeavours – a local independent community centre for people with special needs, and the Langports Foundation – an organisation making a difference to the lives of many disadvantaged children by providing them with educational opportunities.
In past years our staff have provided assistance to Heartkids and Multicap, as well as joining the "Mud Army" who helped with the clean up following the Brisbane floods.
Our staff are involved in numerous charitable activities including:
and Jenny Weller: Steps to success
Our Partner Gavin
Weller and his wife Jenny are thrilled to be assisting Suited to Success
establish their first pop-up store on Q level in the Myer Centre on the Queen
Street Mall, by Jenny volunteering her time full time for three months. Suited
to Success is a not for profit organisation that relies on the generosity of
private, community and corporate donors, and raises much needed funds through
the sale of donated clothing and accessories that are excess to requirements or
are casual or partywear. Suited to Success helps disadvantaged unemployed
people in SE Queensland facing barriers to gain and retain employment. They
offer a range of programs designed to build self-esteem and self-confidence and
provide basic job search and work skills as well as workwear and styling
Read more here
Park run New Farm and Assistant Treasurer for Brisbane Girls Grammar School
Angels visit a child in foster care for an hour a week to create a positive
relationship, while reading, playing educational games, helping with homework,
and engaging them with life skills. We aim to provide a positive and
unique experience making the children feel supported and look forward to the
weekly visit of their Pyjama Angel.
Find out more about the Pyjama