Federal member for Gilmore, Fiona Phillips, has been successful in securing grant funding in excess of $125,000 for 38 volunteer groups across the electorate.
Mrs Phillips saying given COVID-18 the community has have never needed our volunteers more.
"Time and time again stepping up when needed most supporting local community members who have been having some of the hardest times of their lives," she said.
"Thank you for serving our community in the manner that you have. The "V" in volunteer reminds me how Valuable you are."
The announcement coincides with "International Volunteer Day" on this Sunday, December 5.
Mrs Phillips says volunteering touches all aspects of Australian society, adding from Saturday morning canteen at the soccer club, across land care groups, responding to natural disasters and emergencies, or helping local charities support some of our most disadvantaged people.
"The funding boost will provide targeted improvements in areas like technology and administration, plant and equipment, fuel cards, through to the refurbishment of a Lions food van. Congratulations to all the successful local recipients," Mrs Phillips said
A full list of benefiting groups is provided:
1st St Georges Basin Scout Group
Animal Welfare League NSW - Shoalhaven Branch
Australian Breastfeeding Association Eurobodalla & Shoalhaven Region
Batemans Bay BMX Club Inc
Bomaderry Community Inc
Bomaderry Public School And P And C Association
Callala Bay Community Association Inc
Clyde River And Batemans Bay Historical Society Inc
Coast And Country Community Services Ltd.
Country Women's Association Of N.S.W - Berry Branch
CTC Sussex Inlet Inc
Cudmirrah, Berrara Community Garden
Culburra Beach Boardriders Club Inc
Currarong Community Association Inc.
Eurobodalla Netball Association
Friends Of Milton Library Inc
Gerringong Breakers Football Club
Huskisson Public School Parents And Citizens Association
Kiama Community Radio Incorporated
Kiama Downs Surf Life Saving Club Inc
Kiama Junior Australian Football Club Inc.
Lions Club Of Jervis Bay Inc.
Lions Club Of Kiama
Lions Club Of Shoalhaven Heads Inc
Military Brotherhood MMC Mid South Coast Sub Branch
Mollymook Outrigger Canoe Club
Nowra Lions Club
Nowra Men's Shed
NSW Justices Association Inc. Shoalhaven Branch
SAGE NSW Inc
Shoalhaven Family History Society Inc
Shoalhaven Neighbourhood Services Inc
Shoalhaven Suicide Prevention & Awareness Network Inc
Southcoast Health And Sustainability Alliance
Sussex Inlet Foundation For Community Development Inc
Tomerong School Of Arts Inc.
Ulladulla Milton Lions Club