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Donation to help youth

Commonwealth Bank customer service manager Fiona Montgomery and branch manager Julie Magner present YWCA senior manager Johnny Iuso with a cehck for the YWCA Pulse Cafe in Lismore. Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star
Commonwealth Bank customer service manager Fiona Montgomery and branch manager Julie Magner present YWCA senior manager Johnny Iuso with a cehck for the YWCA Pulse Cafe in Lismore. Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star Marc Stapelberg

A NEW $10,000 grant will ensure Lismore's Community in the Kitchen program helps more marginalised young people gain employment.

The Commonwealth Bank awarded YWCA NSW, which runs the program, with a large cheque at the Pulse Cafe today.

The program places disadvantaged or at-risk young people into training in the hospitality industry and the money will go towards kitchen resources, transport and counselling.

Topics:  commonwealth bank, employment, training



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