Since it's inception in 2014, the Salsa Sorensen Association Incorporated has raised over $100,000 for local charities, clubs and groups in the Douglas Shire. Beneficiaries include but are not limited to:
- Meals on Wheels in Mossman
- Volunteer Coast Guard Port Douglas
- Paws & Claws Animal Refuge
- Port Douglas Junior Crocs AFL Team
- Port Douglas Tennis
- The Clink Theatre
- Port Douglas Raiders
- Douglas Soccer Club
- Port Douglas Crocs AFL
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As successful applicants in the 2016 Salsa Sorensen Funding round, the Douglas Shire's beloved Clink Theatre received new carpet throughout the historic venue.
In 2017 the Port Douglas Junior Crocs AFL team successfully submitted an application to the Salsa Sorensen Association Inc to fund the purchase of new jerseys for the tea. In addition, some equipment and drinking containers were also purchased on their behalf.
Paws & Claws
Offering a refuge to the Shire's animal population and working in often thankless and tiring conditions, Paws and Claws have been recipients of the Salsa Sorensen Association In in both 2015 and 2017 with funding paying for the cost of vaccinations, desexing and microchipping of cats and dogs.