2023 Good Cause Giveaway goes to Swanbury Penglase charity project

Street Furniture Australia has donated $45k of Linea show-products to Baptist Care SA’s WestCare Centre, a project nominated by Swanbury Penglase, as part of the Good Cause Giveaway for the 2023 Festival of Landscape Architecture: UN/EARTH.

Now in its third year, the 2023 Good Cause Giveaway received six fantastic entries from landscape architects and Councils for local Adelaide projects, with the winner selected by the UN/EARTH Festival Creative Directorate.

The jury said: “The Festival creative directors found awarding this year’s Street Furniture Australia’s (extremely generous) Good Cause Giveaway a difficult task as all of the entries were very worthy.”

Winners Swanbury Penglase with 2023 AILA Festival Creative Directorate. Photo: Frankie The Creative.

“We were particularly conscious of the incredible work that the team of volunteers at Baptist Care SA’s WestCare Centre in Adelaide do for those in our community experiencing homelessness, having worked and lived in the precinct for many years. Baptist Care SA’s WestCare Centre is a safe space that welcomes those facing complex issues such as homelessness, domestic violence, social isolation, probation and parole, emergency food relief and health.

“We agreed that the suite of Linea Seats, Benches, Curved Benches and Cubes in Sensation Orange and Spotted Gum would significantly enhance the courtyard spaces and Millers Court streetscape and add to the Centre’s activities. The seats will contribute to a lively and inviting place that encourages social interaction and connection for those most in need.

“The creative directors would like to sincerely thank all those involved including Street Furniture Australia, Swanbury Penglase and Baptist Care SA’s WestCare Centre.”

Baptist Care SA CEO, Shane Austin, says they are grateful for the donation.

“Almost 200 people a day visit Baptist Care SA’s WestCare Centre. This generous donation will help to enhance connection between members of our community and conversations that can lead to positive outcomes.”

Previous winners of the Good Cause Giveaway include:

2023 Good Cause Giveaway promotion.

Aerial view of the conference break out area, 2023 Festival of Landscape Architecture.

Bright orange Linea furniture added colourful accents to the festival.

Activated outdoor area. Photo: Frankie the Creative.


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