Tallangatta District FNLBorder Mail | Mick Malthouse has thrown his weight behind Wahgunyah's survival bid.

The three-time AFL premiership coach will take the Lions for training on May 26 as part of a fundraiser to support the embattled Tallangatta & District League club.

Malthouse will spend that evening in Wahgunyah's rooms holding a Q&A session, stay in the area overnight and then take five raffle winners out for breakfast the following morning.

"It's something that has come out of the blue," Lions president Darryl Hore said.

"For a guy of his calibre to volunteer and say 'I want to come down and help' is unbelievable."

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