In partnership with The Smith Family, The Benevolent Society, Berry Street and Brotherhood of St Laurence, ANZ Ace the Open, will celebrate each ace served by donating the money to financial wellbeing programs across the country.
ANZ Group Executive Australia, Fred Ohlsson said: “We know financial wellbeing has a profound impact on overall health and wellbeing and is imperative for Australians to participate more in their community.
“We’re proud to work together with our charity partners on improving the financial wellbeing of the nation and help more Australians get on top of their money,” Mr Ohlsson said.
The Smith Family Victoria General Manager Anton Leschen said: “ANZ Ace the Open will allow charity partners to facilitate more financial wellbeing programs so more low income Australian families can manage their money as best as possible through smart and informed decisions”.
“We’ve seen these programs transform lives with participants saving more and having more control over their finances. We look forward to offering more Australians access to financial education to create better futures,” Mr Leschen said.
ANZ Ace the Open will recognise every ace across all courts, all standards and all players at the Australian Open including singles, doubles, mixed, wheelchair and juniors.
ANZ will donate $10 for every ace served and aims to improve the financial wellbeing of about 10,000 Australians. ANZ is committed to donating a minimum of $100,000 through its Ace the Open program.