Myer’s involvement in the community stems from our founder’s tradition of philanthropy. We believe that by engaging with and contributing to the communities in which we live and work, we can have a positive social impact, make a lasting contribution and help achieve positive change.
The Myer Community Fund is the national charity of Myer Pty Ltd, it is a public ancillary fund and governed by its own Board. Myer Community Fund is committed to raising funds through charitable activities involving Myer team members, customers and suppliers. The Myer Community Fund seeks to empower women and support families, with a focus on Women and Children’s health and safety.
Annually, The Myer Community Fund engages with and supports more than 60 charities across Australia. In FY20 Myer Community Fund were proud to donate over $1.1 million to support Women and Children impacted by Family Violence and over $400k to assist Australian’s impacted by natural disasters.
Myer has a long-standing history of community support and engagement, and we continue to maintain strong and meaningful partnerships with our local communities. We do this by partnering with leading charitable organisations seeking to address measures of change, prevention and support to meet the needs of the vulnerable for a safer and more secure future.
The Salvation Army is one of Australia’s largest welfare providers dedicated to helping people in crisis. The Salvation Army provide a diverse and responsive suite of services for women and women with children escaping family violence, ranging from prevention to early intervention and crisis or high risk responses.
We have taken a step towards a more sustainable future by reducing the uptake of plastics bags in stores across the country. From the 1st of February 2021, we are now charging 15 cents for Myer plastic multi-use bags. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Myer Community Fund which helps support over 60 charities annually. We also have a stylish range of Myer Reusable Bags available for purchase in-store for $2, or bring your own from home.
Thank you for joining with us in this important change.
Enquiries regarding Myer’s community support and partnerships can be directed via email to email@example.com