Support is on its way

A SUNRAYSIA drought support group, which last week launched a campaign to help drought-stricken Pooncarie farmers, has been inundated with support.

Sunraysia Drought Relief group co-founder Judy Collingburn said cash ­donations from businesses including Mildura Gateway Tavern ($5000) and Tankard Dental ($500) had been received.

“During what is clearly a very difficult time for our farmers and their families in the local region, it is important to display to them an awareness of the hardship they are enduring and to try and assist in some small way,” Mildura Gateway Tavern chief executive Gordon McIlwaine said.

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