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Five giant piggy banks, 276 Commonwealth Banks, 60 volunteers and thousands of customers all over Victoria will be getting pretty in piggy pink on Friday 23 September to raise money for the Very Special Kids Piggy Bank Appeal.

As long-standing major partners of the Very Special Kids Piggy Bank Appeal, the Commonwealth Bank will be holding their annual Commonwealth Bank Very Special Day this Friday, with branches decorating their premises in all things piggy and pink, and inviting customers and local residents to join in a range of activities including sausage sizzles, cake stalls, piggy toy sales and games.

The Very Special Kids Piggy Bank Appeal runs throughout September and seeks to raise more than $1 million to support families caring for children with life threatening conditions.

Over the past 19 years, Commonwealth Bank have raised over $2.6 million for Very Special Kids.

Very Special Kids CEO Michael Wasley said that the contribution of Commonwealth Bank has been instrumental in the continued success of the appeal.

“Commonwealth Bank has supported us since the appeal began in 1998, helping us to raise millions of dollars and make a significant difference to the lives of the brave families we support,” he said.

Commonwealth Bank Regional General Manager Vic Melbourne Michelle Winzer, said the Commonwealth Bank is proud to continue its association with Very Special Kids in the amazing work they continue to do each and every day.

“I recognise that we can make a major difference to the lives of families with children with life threatening conditions and we are very happy to be involved in the appeal.

“I encourage all Victorians to join with us by buying some piggy merchandise or making a donation during the Piggy Bank appeal this September,” she said

Very Special Kids supports more than 900 Victorian families caring for children with life-threatening conditions, by providing 24-hour nursing care at Very Special Kids Hospice and family support services.

Commonwealth Bank Very Special Day events will be held at branches all over Victoria; a giant piggy bank will make an appearance at the following locations:

  • Commonwealth Bank Castlemaine, 10am-4pm
  • Commonwealth Bank Malvern, 11am-3pm
  • Commonwealth Bank Hawthorn, 10am-6pm
  • Commonwealth Bank Ashburton, 10am-3pm
  • Commonwealth Bank Rosebud, 10am-3pm

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