Ray White Ballarat team members help Merv Lincoln from the Salvation Army with gifts and other donations raised during the A Little Ray of Giving campaign. Photo: SUPPLIED

Shining a Ray of light this festive season

November 28, 2019 BY

This Christmas, Ray White Ballarat will continue its popular tradition of giving with the return of ‘A Little Ray of Giving’.

THE inspiring Christmas campaign will see Ray White Ballarat partner with The Salvation Army to help disadvantaged people who may need a little extra light in their festive season.

The Ray White Ballarat team are calling on the local community to embrace the giving season and dig deep for children who need it most.

“This is the seventh year that we’ve run ‘A Little Ray of Giving’ and we want 2019 to be our biggest year yet. When you see our Christmas tree go up, we urge everyone who is able to bring in a gift in for those families who are less fortunate,” said Phillip Lee, Director at Ray White Ballarat.

The gift drive is a way to help put a smile on the face of anyone who may need some extra cheer at this time of year, and Merv Lincoln from The Salvation Army said it’s as simple as can be.

“All you need to do is wrap up your present and drop it under the tree into our office reception,” Mr Lee said.

Those who wish to donate a gift just need to inform the Ray White Ballarat team if the gift is for a male or female and nominate an age group.

Ray White Ballarat located at 37 Lydiard Street South will have their special giving tree in their front window and will be collecting gifts from 1 December.

“It’s a really simple way to put a smile on the face of someone who might otherwise go without this Christmas,” said Ray White Ballarat Director Trevor Booth, adding that just a small gift can make the biggest difference to families who are struggling at an expensive time of year.

Ray White has run this initiative across Australia and New Zealand each December since 2012.

Last year more than 300 offices across Australia and New Zealand helped raise 30,000 gifts for disadvantaged families this Christmas.