Our achievements wouldn’t be possible without the invaluable support of corporate Australia.
The Foundation is fortunate to collaborate with companies through unique, strategic partnerships that raise significant funds, reach new audiences and provide in-kind support.
Together with the staff, customers and clients of our corporate partners we are restoring sight and changing lives. Find out more about becoming a Corporate Partner.
Our valued Corporate Partners
Agility Logistics is a leading global logistics company that provides transportation, freight forwarding, warehousing and supply chain management solutions to businesses, governments and non-government organisations. Agility has operations in more than one hundred countries, and employs over 22,000 people.
Agility provides The Fred Hollows Foundation with in-kind logistical services, freighting essential medical equipment to our programs around the world, often in some of the most remote and challenging locations.
Team Agility take part in Melbourne Coastrek
Blackwoods is Australia’s largest distributor of industrial, engineering and safety supplies, with branches located across rural Australia. The Blackwoods catalogue is distributed to over 60,000 Australian businesses annually.
Since 2010, Blackwoods has been a key supporter of our Indigenous Australia Program, donating proceeds from sales of its ‘Foresight’ range of products.
Blackwoods has been a proud partner The Foundation's Indigenous Health Programme since 2008, reaching the milestone of $500,000 in total donations in 2016. We are able to provide such support due to the generosity of our team members and strategic supply partners, as well as substantial contributions via the Blackwoods ‘Foresight’ range.
- Barry Hoare, Indigenous Engagement Manager
Corporate Traveller offers a range of specialised business travel solutions and corporate travel management services to make your travel faster, cheaper and greener. Our industry and group specialisation means clients receive expert advice and service that is tailored to suit their needs.
Corporate Traveller provides support to The Fred Hollows Foundation as a travel provider, but also through a partnership that involves staff giving, hosting events, and participation in Coastrek.
We're moving people into parts of the planet that are not on the tourist track. Our itineraries are never straightforward. We need somebody backing us up with our travel. Thankfully we've got a really strong partner.
- Brian Doolan, CEO The Fred Hollows Foundation
The Footprints Network is an alliance of e-commerce business making a difference with a solution that supports community development programs around the world. By enabling customers of online businesses to make micro-donations to sustainable projects at the point of purchase.
Travel Insurance Direct and World Nomads, both part of the World Nomads group and business partners of The Footprints Network, provide simple and flexible insurance when things go wrong for the millions of Australians adventuring overseas.
Customers of Travel Insurance Direct and World Nomads have collectively raised almost half a million dollars through micro-donations to fund The Foundation’s sight-restoring projects in places such as Nepal, Cambodia and here in Australia.
HSBC is one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organisations. With more than 45 million customers across 71 countries, HSBC offers an extensive range of financial services through its global network of branches and offices.
HSBC is a major partner in The Fred Hollows Foundation’s #EndTrachomaNow campaign, supporting us in our efforts to eliminate trachoma in remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
JB Hi-Fi is Australia’s largest home entertainment retailer, specialising in video games, music, movies, and various electronic goods. There are 184 JB Hi-Fi stores around Australia, with a further 15 operating in New Zealand.
JB Hi-Fi runs a national workplace giving program, ‘Helping Hands’ and an in-store ‘spare change’ program called ‘Change for Change’. With matched giving on workplace giving amounts, JB Hi-Fi is one of The Foundation’s most significant partners.
For more information about Workplace Giving, please contact Lucinda Needham, our Partnerships Officer.
The Fred Hollows Foundation CEO, Brian Doolan with JB Hi-Fi employee, Sharon Giang
PwC is the world’s second-largest professional services firm, providing a variety of legal, accounting, consulting, and auditing solutions to businesses, government and not-for-profit organisations. PwC has firms in 157 countries, employing over 200,000 people around the world.
PwC has partnered with The Fred Hollows Foundation since 2007, supporting us with a variety of fundraising initiatives. Working with a team of health economists at PwC, The Foundation co-commissioned the Investing In Vision reports which demonstrate the economic benefit of eliminating avoidable blindness.
Qantas Loyalty is a division of Qantas, Australia’s largest airline. Qantas Loyalty runs the airline’s Frequent Flyer program, which rewards its members with points they can redeem through the Qantas Store.
When Frequent Flyer members donate their points, Qantas converts these points to cash donations to The Fred Hollows Foundation.
Specsavers is one of Australasia’s largest optometry providers with over 325 stores across Australia and more than 30 stores in New Zealand. Specsavers provide high quality, fashionable eyewear at an affordable price and offer both glasses and contact lenses.
The partnership between The Fred Hollows Foundation and Specsavers features a community in-store program and Limited Edition frame initiative that raise significant support for our sight-restoring work.
Specsavers is incredibly proud that our stores have raised in excess of $1.5 million for The Fred Hollows Foundation. We know this support will help hundreds of thousands of people to see again.
Westpac is an Australian banking and financial services provider, and was the first bank to be established in Australia in 1817.
Westpac’s Bicentennial Foundation, which offers $100 million to fund scholarships to young Australian leaders, featured Fred Hollows for its launch in 2014 with a national ‘Fred’s Drive’ campaign.
I really hope that the scholarships offered through Westpac’s Bicentennial Foundation gives a whole new generation of leaders the leg up they need to shape Australia – just like Fred did.
– Gabi Hollows