The Exeter Services and Community Club displayed true community spirit at the weekend, donating $600 to the Westbury Lions Club for its East Coast drought relief effort.
Exeter Services and Community Club vice president Lloyd Rogers said the money would go towards helping the Lions club transport hay bales to the East Coast.
"One of the things we spoke about at one of our committee meetings was how we'd help farmers in Tasmania overcome the drought problem," he said.
"We approached them to see how we could help ... the cost was about $600 to get a truckload down to the East Coast.
"So the club decided to donate $600 to the Lions club to cover that cost."
A truckload typically equates to about 30 hay bales.
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Mr Rogers said the club regularly raised money for important causes.
"The club raises funds mainly through bar sales - we're only open Thursdays and Sundays at the community hub," he said.
"We donate money to schools, the Tamar junior netball and footy clubs and people in need of financial assistance."
Farms big and small will hopefully benefit from the hay bale donation, according to Mr Rogers.
He said that smaller farms with only a few sheep were struggling to feed them given lack of feed.
"They've just had some rain down the East Coast these last couple of weeks, but winter's certainly going to be a difficult time for feeding their stock down there," he said.
"The problem is the smaller ones that have half a dozen sheep in the back paddock or close to the house haven't got any grass.
"They're struggling to keep their sheep going and they probably use them as lawn mowers for a bit of meat in the freezer ... the little people will be getting help as well as the larger farms."
The club also decided on the day of the donation to contribute a further $500 to the cause, with the help of Exeter Farm and Feed.
"That's another way of assisting farmers in the area, to take food down for their dogs," Mr Rogers said.
"A lot of the farmers on the East Coast near Swansea run sheep - the hay that goes down there helps feed their sheep.
"I suppose in a roundabout way we've donated about $1100 to help the blokes on the East Coast."
The club will head to Swansea next week to donate the feed. The state government also announced on Saturday a $350,000 injection into a Drought an Weed Management Program for East Coast councils.