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Bendigo Bank Adopt-a-School

Bendigo Bank | Oak Flats & Shellharbour Community BankThe Illawarra Hawks are proud to launch the Bendigo Bank Adopt-A-School program which will see Illawarra Hawks players ‘adopt’ a school over the upcoming season and assist in educating primary school students on issues such as nutrition exercise and healthy lifestyle choices, anti- bullying, goal setting and achieving your personal best.

The program launches August 19 when Tim Coenraad ‘adopts’ Oaks Flats Primary School.
On Saturday Sept 12th, Tim will bring along some Hawk team mates to take on the kids (12:30-2:30pm)

Tim then heads to Albion Park Primary School on September 10th.

The Bendigo Bank Adopt-A-School program will run over the course of the season.

If your school is interested in being involved please email community@hawks.com.au to register your interest.


School Hoops

Prior to 2015, Bendigo Bank School Hoops was delivered by the Hawks.

The Hawks were proud to run one of the Illawarra’s best community programs. The Bendigo Bank School Hoops program was a FREE one hour session run across Schools in the Illawarra.

Every year the Hawks have over 8,000 kids in the region participate in the Bendigo Bank School Hoops program, in 2014 over 120 visits were made to schools in the Illawarra.

Thanks to the support of Oak Flats Community Bank & Shellharbour branches of the Bendigo Bank the Hawks are able to provide free basketball clinics to schools across the Illawarra through the entire year.

The Bendigo Bank School Hoops program is run throughout the Illawarra all year round. The program is a one hour fun and safe basketball clinic coordinated by Hawks players and coaches, the sessions are about teaching kids the fundamentals of basketball through fun games and activities.

Every child that participates in the Bendigo Bank School Hoops program received a Bendigo Bank Drink bottle and Hawks ticket offer provided by Bendigo Bank.