Community

Merivale supports numerous charities throughout the year from prize donations through to event partnership. Below are the key charities and iniatives which are annual partnerships.

A charity package has also been created to support registered charities in Australia to ensure that we can support everyone in some way.

 

Taronga Foundation Dinner

Taronga works with community groups, conservation experts and organisations to preserve animal species in the wild. Key goals of these partnerships are to stop the poaching and trafficking of wildlife, protect and regenerate vegetation, and to increase understanding of wildlife within communities. Merivale supports the Taronga Conservation Society Australia with their annual fundraiser, Taronga Foundation Dinner, held in the ivy Room.

 

Camp Quality - Supper Club

Camp Quality is a children’s family cancer charity that believes in bringing optimism and happiness to the lives of children and families affected by cancer through fun therapy and education. They believe laughter is the best medicine.Merivale supports the Camp Quality's annual fundraiser, Supper Club by donating three tables from its restaurants to particpate and have renewed and increased its commitment for 2012.

 

Cure Our Kids - The Kids Cup at ivy 

Cure Our Kids is a charity dedicated to supporting the Oncology Unit at the Children's Hospital at Westmead. They raise funds and provide services to help make the challenge easier for kids with cancer and their families. Merivale partnered with Cure Our Kids to create the inaugural The Kids Cup at ivy on Melbourne Cup day. It was a great success and plans for 2012 are already underway.

 

Sydney Children's Hospital Foundation - The Diamond Event

Sydney Children's Hospital Foundation - The Silver Party

The Foundation is the principal fundraising body for the Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick and is dedicated to working with the community to improve the quality of life for this and future generations of seriously ill children. Merivale has partnered with The Diamond Event for many years with the fundraiser being held at ivy. In 2012, Merivale extends its support to the Foundation by coming on board as event partner for The Silver Party involving many of Merivale's celebrated chefs.

 

Establishment - Pink Ribbon Breakfast and Breast Cancer Month Closing

Establishment staff and management supports breast cancer awareness month as their chosen cause to support. In 2011, funds raised was in support of the Nationnal Breast Cancer Foundation, who are the leading community-funded organisation in Australia raising money for research into the prevention, detection and treatment of breast cancer.

Establishment held a pink ribbon breakfast in Gin Garden, much to the amusement of international hotel guests enjoying breakfast with even pink cupcakes on offer. Establishment main bar threw a closing party for breast cancer awareness month with complimentary drinks and a live band. All door proceeds, merchandise and staff tips went to charity.

 

Upstairs Beresford - Surry Hills Rocks

An initiative created by staff from Upstairs Beresford, The Beresford Hotel and Merivale music arm - Jam Music, Surry Hills Rocks is a charity night aimed at raising funds and awareness for selected charities through the support of the local community and music.

"Surry Hills Rocks - Sparkadia" was held in 2011 in partnership with the band, other artists and local fashion labels during Fashion Targets Cancer. Partnering with Concert for the Cure, an energetic  youth fundraising group, and with suport of the locals, we raised $10,000 for the National Breast Cancer Foundation.

 

Registered Charity Package

At Merivale, we encourage all corporate and individuals to make a proactive commitment to their communities.

It’s hard to choose which charities to support and no one is of more need than the next so Merivale have created a Charities Package specifically for registered charities in Australia to assist with their fundraising.

The support will vary depending on your event but will include all or some of the below:

  • Complimentary room hire
  • Rebate offered on food and beverage costs
  • Reduced corkage rate for sponsored beverages
  • For events in the ivy room and establishment ballroom and the sun room, inclusion of your event in our What’s On section of our website to assist with ticket sales.

Terms and conditions do apply and please contact our Sales and Events team for your enquiry: [email protected]