Highgrove Bathrooms Supporting The Local Community

Lindsay Sinclair, founder and director of Highgrove Bathrooms, is a long-time advocate of supporting the local community, from schools and sports clubs to non-for-profit organisations, and encourages every single Highgrove Bathrooms business owner and partner to get on board.

Highgrove Bathrooms' presence across major capital cities and regional areas, allows us to partner with organisations such as The Smith Family, Rural Aid Australia and The QLD Rural Fire Services, which make a fantastic job supporting the local community.

With over 50 stores nationally, we are able to support schools and community sporting clubs through the donation of merchandising such as basketballs and sporting equipment.

 

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Special Children's Christmas Party

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Special Children's Christmas Party - Townsville Community

Highgrove Bathroom Townsville was thrilled to be a co-sponsoring Special Children's Christmas Party 2023 and contribute to such a wonderful cause. As a company, we are committed to giving back to the community and supporting those who may be disadvantaged. We were honoured to be a part of an event that brings joy to the lives of so many children in our area.

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Men's Walk N Talk

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Men's Walk N Talk - Bathurst Community

Highgrove Bathroom Bathurst is delighted to extend its support to the Men's Walk N Talk in Bathurst. This organisation serves as a vital support network dedicated to supporting the mental and physical well-being of men in the Bathurst area.

Store Manager, Sam, attended the walk and got to meet some of the lovely men who are a part of this fantastic organisation, one that holds a special place in his heart, as his Father was one of the original people who kicked off the walk in Bathurst! It was an honour for him to hear their stores and get to Walk n Talk on a lovely Thursday afternoon.

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Local Community Support

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Schools - Central Coast Community

Highgrove Bathrooms West Gosford is a proud supporter of the Central Coast community and helping children learn through play.

Owner of our Highgrove Bathroom Central Coast stores, Tenika Hough says "Our West Gosford allocation of basketballs have been put to good use within the Central Coast community. So far the West Gosford store has donated to Highland Grove Preschool, Green Point Christian College, Brisbania Public School, Avoca Beach Public School, and the Mental Health Ward at Gosford Hospital. All were very grateful to have been thought of and to have received the basketballs and we are proud to donate to our community".

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The Great Burleigh Duck Race

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Sponsorships - The Great Burleigh Duck Race

Highgrove Bathrooms was proud to support this years Burleigh Rotary Club annual Duck Race.

It was great to see everyone come down to Schusters Park at Tallebudgera and watch 100 ducks get in the water and into a row, making a splash on the impact of domestic violence on the Gold Coast. Burleigh Rotary Club were able to raise over $25,000 from both local businesses and the community, donating funds to assist local domestic violence charities and schools.

Highgrove Bathrooms were proud to be a major sponsor of the event and see our team from our Highgrove Bathrooms Bundall store, visit, support, and connect with the community on the day, helping raise awareness for such a worthy cause.

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The Smith Family - Great Big Thank You

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The Smith Family - Great Big Thank You

Highgrove Bathrooms are proud to sponsor The Smith Family to help build a better future for young Australians in need, through their literacy and learning program. 

Highgrove Bathrooms has been a longtime supporter of the Smith Family, giving disadvantaged children the power of learning and contributing to a better future, and our team members, Area Manager Peter and Business Development Manager, Kaylum, were proud to attend and represent Highgrove Bathrooms at the “Great Big Thank you” event held by the Smith Family.

Sam Leach, Partnerships Manager of the Smith Family said “We witness the impact of our work every day, but it’s wonderful to share this impact with them since Highgrove is helping make it possible. Together, we’re giving our students the opportunity to learn today, so they can thrive tomorrow”.

Peter and Kaylum left the event inspired and energised by our collective efforts with The Smith Family to enhance the education and life outcomes of young Australians in need. 

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Chasing Dreams - Backing Young Athlete Josh Shanahan

Sponsorships - Young Athletes

Meet Josh Shanahan, a remarkable 17-year-old athlete who's making waves in the world of running, triathlon, and duathlon. Highgrove Bathrooms - Noosa are honoured to be sponsoring such an exceptional talent, whose unwavering dedication to his sport is truly inspiring.

While we're honoured to be supporting Josh on his journey to becoming an elite athlete, we recognise that being a non-team athlete can be challenging. Without the backing of a team or organisation, funding can be hard to come by.  That's why we're committed to providing Josh with the support he needs to continue chasing his dreams. It's been an incredible year for Josh, who's been making a name for himself in the world of sports.

Josh has competed in five national events over the past 12 months, including four interstate events, and he's been selected to represent Australia at two major international events: the National Triathlon Championships in Devonport in March, and the World Duathlon Championships in Spain in April 2023.

 At Highgrove Bathrooms, we understand the importance of investing in the future of sports, and that's why we're proud to sponsor young athletes like Josh. We believe that by supporting emerging talent, together we can help to create a brighter future for the sporting community. That's why we're committed to providing Josh with the tools and resources he needs to succeed, and we're excited to be a part of his journey as he continues to chase his dreams and make a name for himself in the world of sports.

Join us, in wishing Josh luck as he moves through the rankings. Check out and track his progress at:  2023 World Triathlon Duathlon Championships or on Strava 

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Supporting The Bandits

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Highgrove Bathrooms Wodonga is thrilled to be supporting their local NBL1 Basketball Team, The Southern Vale Homes Bandits for the 2023 season!

This sponsorship provides an exciting opportunity for us to support the club, the NBL 1 Women’s and Men’s teams as well as The Albury Wodonga Bandits talented youth and junior players.

Highgrove Bathrooms Wodonga store owner, Cale Bryan, is a big fan of the club and regularly makes it to games. So naturally he is extremely proud to be associated with The Bandits. “These grass-roots programs provide a pathway for young players in the region to play at a higher level, and we are excited to see what the future holds for these talented players.” Said Mr. Bryan.

As well as being an avid Spector, Cale has also donated numerous basketballs to the School Holiday Basketball Program and continues to support the Bandits outside of his sponsorship in numerous other ways. His dedication to local sports and community initiatives is truly commendable.

We encourage everyone in the community to come out and support the Bandits this season. Whether you're a basketball fan or just looking for a fun family night out, the games are sure to be exciting and entertaining.

There was plenty of action on Saturday the 25th of March, as Round 3 got underway, with a terrific contest in both the women's and men’s games. Highgrove Bathrooms were the game night sponsor, giving away basketballs, ducks, hats, stubby coolers and smiles to spectators and players alike.

The Women’s team brought home another strong Win, defeating the Hills Hornets 101-53 to take their third victory in a row, leaving them second on the ladder. 

The men’s Bandits NBL1 team pulled out a hard earned 80-70 win over the Hills Hornets at Lauren Jackson Sports Centre. Not much separating the two teams but a 29-point to 21 second quarter ultimately putting the Bandits on top at half-time and they were able to convert that into the 10-point win. Placing them fifth on the ladder. We extend our heartfelt wishes to the Southern Vale Homes Bandits for a successful season ahead and hope their winning streak continues. Go the Bandits! 

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Seven Stores, Seven Sponsorships

Sponsorships - Young Athletes

Highgrove Bathrooms is pleased to announce the sponsorship of seven sports teams across Greater Brisbane. Store owner Nick Crosland’s unwavering commitment to supporting local communities through sport is admirable, and we are proud to be associated with his philanthropic efforts.

With seven stores in the region, located at East Brisbane, Fortitude Valley, Lawnton, Toowoomba, Capalaba, Ipswich, and Underwood, Highgrove Bathrooms has become a prominent business in South East Queensland. Nick's sponsorship of various teams, including the Peninsula Power Football Club, Downey Park Netball, Toowoomba Hockey, Capalaba Football Club Bulldogs, Ipswich Force (Basketball), Logan Thunder (Basketball), and Beetles Netball Club in Coorparoo, demonstrates his profound commitment to community development. Nick's passion for sports has led him to sponsor a variety of teams, with him being especially excited to have our logo on the back of the Senior Women’s and U/23 Women’s, Peninsula Power Football Club jerseys, for the 2023 season.

We are proud to have Nick Crosland as one of our store owners and look forward to seeing these teams achieve great success in the future.

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Rising Taekwondo Star - Aisha Chahal

Sponsorships - Young Athletes

Highgrove Bathrooms Canberra is elated to announce its partnership with a rising taekwondo star, Miss Aisha Chahal. At the tender age of 16, Chahal has already established a formidable presence in the world of martial arts, having trained and competed with Global Martial Arts (GMA) for 11 years, under the tutelage of the highly renowned 3-time Olympic Coach, Master Ali Khalil, and 3-time Olympic Athlete Safwan Khalil.

Aisha has earned her place among a select few in the GMA Olympic Training Program and has garnered numerous accolades in national competitions. Nevertheless, in order to achieve her ultimate dream of representing her country at the Olympics, she must first establish her spirit in international competitions. Highgrove Bathrooms' patronage will provide Ms. Chahal with the opportunity to gain invaluable exposure at these competitions and pave the way for her Olympic journey.

Aside from her academic pursuits, Aisha supplements her income through part-time employment at McDonald's, all the while supporting her family and contributing to the expenses incurred during her national competitions. Despite her demanding schedule, Aisha remains steadfast in her training regimen, dedicating five days a week to her passion in pursuit for Olympic glory.

Aisha’s international debut will be in March in the Netherlands and Belgium. Highgrove Bathrooms Canberra is honoured to accompany Chahal on her journey and wishes her the utmost success in her endeavours.

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Hot Current Tournament

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The Coffs Coast Game and Sport Fishing Club's Hot Current Tournament drew in boats and anglers from near and far for an exciting weekend of fishing and friendly competition. The atmosphere was electric as participants and spectators alike enjoyed the thrill of the event. The anglers, donning their fishing gear and Highgrove Bathrooms straw hats, took to the waters to reel in the biggest catch and compete for the title of champion.

The fishing was truly spectacular, and congratulations are in order for all the boats and anglers who made a catch. However, a special congratulations goes out to Mr. Rob Lang, the president of the club, who took home the 'Champion Boat Tag & Release' prize and a $2000 Highgrove Bathrooms Coffs Harbour Gift Voucher.

The weekend was a perfect blend of excitement, competition, and camaraderie. We would like to extend our appreciation to Rod at Highgrove Bathrooms Coffs Harbour for generously sponsoring the 2023 event. The success of this tournament is a testament to the strong sense of community in Coffs Harbour, and we look forward to seeing even more boats and anglers at next year's event. May the fish always be biting, and the competition always be fierce! We look forward to sponsoring future tournaments and working closely with our community in Coffs Harbour.

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Frankston Football Club

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Frankston on the Mornington Peninsula was the home town Highgrove Bathrooms’ Director and Founder Lindsay Sinclair. Lindsay is an avid AFL supporter, and of the Frankston Football Club and has been involved with the club since 1963. For many years now, Lindsay has generously been donating Highgrove Bathrooms vouchers, stubby holders, and merchandise, which are used to fundraise for both the MPNFL and the Frankston Football Club. It’s because of the generosity of long-term supporters like Lindsay that we are able to generate revenue, used to support grassroots programs and our club.

Lindsay’s desire to support community sports, youth, and this great game is evident upon speaking with him, “The Frankston Football Club represents many great memories of being a teenager in Melbourne, starting out with dreams and aspirations of being a successful businessman. But more importantly, seeing some of the AFL’s greatest players climb the ranks and my closest friends battling it out on the field, those memories are why this club will always hold a special place in my heart. The opportunity for us (Highgrove Bathrooms) to become a Joint Major Sponsor of the club, means we can continue to support the youth of today and this great game.”

A huge thanks to Lindsay and Highgrove Bathrooms for your ongoing support of the Frankston Football Club.

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The O’Connor Knights, Canberra

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The O’Connor Knights and Highgrove Bathrooms Canberra are thrilled to announce the 2023 Sponsorship of the O'Conner Knights Womens League Soccer team for the third year running.

Club President of the O’Connor Knights Mr Steve Radic said "Our womens participation continues to grow rapidly, particularly for our youth, a chance to play sport and form great relationships within a sporting and cultural environment. It’s because of the continued support of businesses such as Highgrove Bathrooms Canberra, that registrations and involvement across our women’s and girls’ divisions at our club continue to flourish”.

Owner of Highgrove Bathrooms Canberra, Mr. Stephen Muse is an avid supporter of the O’Connor Knights and the Women’s State League 1 Team. "The Knightesses are one of the strongest teams in the club and are multi-championship holders over many years. I am excited to see them perform at this consistently high level again next season and to see them lift the trophy once more". 

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Schools and Sports Clubs

Schools – Attendance Program

Recently, our stores have distributed over 3000 basketballs throughout Australian schools via their metro and regional stores which will encourage attendance and good behaviour at school.

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The Smith Family

The Smith Family

We are proud to support The Smith Family a national children’s education charity with a vision of a world where every child has
the opportunity to change their future, no matter what their circumstances.

Through their core Learning for Life program, they are helping children overcome their circumstances by providing long term
support for their education in three distinct ways. They provide financial support for school essentials, like uniforms and books, personal support for the child and their family, and practical support through access to a variety of learning and mentoring programs tailored to each child’s needs.

This proven combination of financial, personal and practical support empowers young people to harness education and build
skills to unlock their true potential. Like The Smith Family, we believe that education is one of the most powerful change agents, and together, we are helping young Australians to overcome educational inequality caused by poverty so they can thrive now and into their futures.

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Rural Aid Australia

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Highgrove Bathrooms Founder Linsay Sinclair coordinates several fundraising efforts Nationally throughout the year, to raise much needed funds for Australian’s affected by the drought and by natural disasters, by supporting Rural Aid Australia.

Make a Farmers Christmas Campaign

Highgrove Bathrooms understand first-hand how much the drought is impacting farming families, which is why 100% of profits made through the sales of Christmas Decorations sold, are donated to Rural Aid and Buy a Bale foundations.

In 2019, we raised over $19,000 and will be aiming to better those efforts in the near future.

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FRANKSTON

FOOTBALL CLUB