Rigters Supermarkets were fortunate enough to be a part of the Dandelions WA Back to School project, created to help less fortunate children get essential school supplies for the busy year ahead. Established in 2020, this is Dandelions WA third back to school campaign and each year the demand for these backpacks has unfortunately increased dramatically.
The cost of each primary school backpack is $50, which includes: The backpack, pencil case and all stationery needs, a library bag, lunch box, hat and water bottle. All of which are provided new, and the total number of backpacks distributed to WA in 2023 was an amazing 6795!
As part of our continual support for local community groups and organisations, this year Rigters Supermarkets was able to donate 140 of these school backpacks (over $5000 worth) to our local primary schools including Allendale, Beachlands, Bluff Point and Mt Tarcoola. We were out and about during the first week of school hand delivering these backpacks and we are just thrilled to be able to support such an important cause.