Melbourne City Mission and Visit Victoria have formally launched their three-year collaborative and strategic partnership. The partnership, formally launched today, is a testament to the shared values of the organisations, and their joint commitment to making Victoria a better place, now and into the future.
"I’m delighted by the opportunity to collaborate with Visit Victoria," said Vicki Sutton, Melbourne City Mission’s Chief Executive Officer.
"Melbourne City Mission is working to address some of the State’s most pressing social issues, such as homelessness, family violence, early school leaving, and social and economic exclusion experienced by people with disabilities."
"Partnerships are the lifeblood of this work. Melbourne City Mission is looking forward to partnering with Visit Victoria to help raise community awareness and increase the reach and impact of our innovative programs and services through skilled volunteers and fundraising."
The partnership will include Visit Victoria’s include participation at key events, volunteer and fundraising opportunities and building awareness of Melbourne City Mission’s projects and activities, such as Sleep at the ‘G - a unique opportunity for community members to spend a night at the MCG to support young people experiencing homelessness.
"Visit Victoria cares about the wellbeing of the people who live here, our long-term partnership is a reflection of our values and commitment to making Victoria a better place, now and into the future,” said Visit Victoria Chief Executive Officer, Peter Bingeman.
"I’m proud that Visit Victoria is able to support the work of Melbourne City Mission in any way we can. It’s important that as Victorians we all work together to look out for the most vulnerable people in our communities."
Melbourne City Mission CEO Vicki Sutton is available for comment.
For more information about Visit Victoria, please visit their website.