When we say we wish to engage with our community, it is no mere platitude; it is enshrined as a strategic driver, embedded in our culture and a living part of how we see ourselves.

Each year, we not only donate to charity and community initiatives, but each Director also pledges a minimum of 60 hours per annum of their personal time to act as board members for schools, charity and community organisations and treasurers for sporting clubs, charity and community organisations.

Through sponsorship, donations or pro-bono work, Hood Sweeney has supported over 30 charity and community organisations in the past 12 months - some of these organisations included:

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KickStart For Kids is a not for profit organisation that helps school children achieve positive educational and self esteem outcomes through breakfast, lunch and mentoring programs.

Beyond Blue

Beyond Blue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live.


Captain Courageous

Captain Courageous raises funds to assist with research into the cause and, we hope, potential cure for children suffering from Bone Marrow Failure Disease.


Youth Ops   

Youth Opportunities Association works in partnership with schools and other organisations to provide young people with Personal Leadership Training.



 RSPCA is a community-based charity providing animal care and protection services, running 40 shelters and employing around 1,000 staff.


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Can:Do Group provide support and assistance to children who are deaf, hearing impaired, blind or vision impaired through Can:Do 4Kids, and Deaf and hard of hearing adults through Deaf Can:Do.


Cancer council

Cancer Council SA believes we can and will beat cancer and there are things we can all do every day to bring that day closer.



The Rotary Club of Whyalla is an organisation of business and professional leaders united to provide humanitarian service.