Pinnacle gets fund injection from DJs CEO Paul Zahra
David Jones CEO Paul Zahra and his partner Duncan Peerman have lent their support to LGBTIQ scholarship organisation, The Pinnacle Foundation, becoming Cornerstone supporters of the group.
A Cornerstone benefactor commits to a minimum $50,000 donation.
Formed four years ago, the Pinnacle Foundation provides scholarships to disadvantaged LGTIQ students aged between 16-24 years to assist them with meeting their dreams of furthering their education.
Co-Founder and Executive Director of Pinnacle, Sean Linkson, said: "This remarkable act of generosity is going to change lives. With this gift, Duncan and Paul will help many vulnerable LGBTIQ students reach their full potential."
Zahra has previously shown his support for the organisation, appearing as a guest speaker at Pinnacle events, the DJ’s CEO said he and his partner were dedicated to helping disadvantaged LGBTI youth.
"Duncan and I are deeply committed to helping disadvantaged and marginalised LGBTIQ youth get the best education they possibly can. We've had the great privilege to meet some past and present Pinnacle Scholars and their stories really inspired us.
"By supporting The Pinnacle Foundation as Cornerstone benefactors we're hoping we can make a difference to their lives. The scholarship and mentor model adopted by Pinnacle is great way for LGBTIQ youth to reach their full potential, despite the tough circumstances many face."