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Community Bank Samford Champions UniSC Student Relief Giving Day

Community Bank Samford actively continues to support UniSC students facing financial hardship by donating $1,000 to UniSC Student Relief Giving Day on 28 November. The Bank has a proud history of supporting UniSC students on their journey to new careers, funding a...

Supporting Men When Life Gets Tough

Based in Strathpine for over 25 years, the Men’s Information and Support Association (MISA) provides male-centric counselling and is a vital community support group for those whose future seems bleak and overwhelming. By providing engaging and compassionate services...

Scholarship Success

A new nurse has joined local hospital wards after being supported by a Community Bank Samford Scholarship. The inspirational Mheemhar Kennedy was driven to become a nurse in order to help others, but faced sudden financial hurdles in the midst of completing her...
More Than A Meal

More Than A Meal

Australia’s iconic Meals on Wheels is known for delivering a freshly made hot meal to the elderly, but this service is more than ensuring widespread access to balanced nutrition. By making door-to-door visits, the Meals on Wheels volunteer team also provide social...

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Community Aid Through The Power Of Poetry

Community Aid Through The Power Of Poetry

Since 2011, Verse For Vinnies has raised an incredible $148,742 for St. Vincent de Paul, helping locals who are doing it tough. Organised by husband and wife team Noel and Ann Stallard, Verse For Vinnies is a series of Australian bush poetry concerts that continues to...

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Virtual Beginning for an Historic Hall

Virtual Beginning for an Historic Hall

The historical Samford Farmers Hall is connecting online to keep contemporary, thanks to a grant from Community Bank Samford. Funding has been used to establish a website and social media presence for Samford Farmers Hall, which will include a booking system, list of...

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Scholarships Support Mature-Age Change-Makers

Scholarships Support Mature-Age Change-Makers

The three worthy recipients of Community Bank Samford’s Scholarship program have each taken the plunge to change careers later in life in order to help others. The scholarship provides financial assistance to mature-age students enrolled at the University of the...

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A New Start for Veterans and Animals

A New Start for Veterans and Animals

We often think a rescue dog’s life is made better by people spending time with them, but often that help extends both ways. Community Bank Samford was thrilled to lend a paw to both shelter animals and a group of veterans, by providing a grant to Happy Paws Happy...

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Empowering Young Locals Through Defensive Driving

Empowering Young Locals Through Defensive Driving

Community Bank Samford recently revved its engines at the Bank’s annual Defensive Driving course, equipping local young drivers with the skills to anticipate dangers on the road and hone their reactions. The course took place at the Lakeside Raceway, Kurwongbah, where...

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