Leukaemia Foundation prepares to Light the Night

Light the Night Leukaemia Foundation

YUAN LIU AND STAFF WRITERS Thousands of Australians around the country will take part in a special virtual lantern lighting ceremony to raise money for blood cancer on October 10 this year.   The event, called Light the Night, is … [Read more...]

Universities help fundraise for free legal service

My Community Legal Bunnings sausage sizzle

DINA GETOVA My Community Legal has begun a fundraising initiative in partnership with three Gold Coast universities to help provide free legal services for people experiencing financial hardship.   The legal centre is working with … [Read more...]

‘The Mowerman’ hits Gold Coast for Bravehearts

Bravehearts White Balloon Day

SAMARA MCRAE AND STAFF WRITERS Seventy-five-year-old Robina resident Claude ‘The Mowerman’ Harvey will be pushing his famed lawn mower from Coolangatta to Hope Island and back this week to help raise money for Bravehearts’ White Balloon … [Read more...]

Entries closing for Surf Woman of Year

The 2020 finalists from the Surf Girl program

DAN KELLY Surf Life Saving Queensland have revitalised their long-standing Surf Girl program by refreshing the brand to create the new Surf Woman of the Year program and award to celebrate the state’s most outstanding women in surf life … [Read more...]

South East takes on 35km walk for mito

Sunshine Coast Bloody Long Walk

YUAN LIU & STAFF WRITERS Thousands of fundraisers in the South East are putting their best foot forward this month to take part in the Bloody Long Walk, in order to help find treatments and a cure for mitochondrial … [Read more...]

School fundraising takes COVID-safe approach

Fundraising Directory founder Mary Weidmann

EMILY LOWE School communities around the South East are having to come up with new and unusual ways to raise vital funds and generate community support thanks to the restrictions imposed by the coronavirus pandemic.   The state … [Read more...]

Radio Lollipop in urgent need of donations

Radio Lollipop volunteers in studio

ROSIE BALL Gold Coast hospital radio station Radio Lollipop is back on air but organisers are desperate for donations to enable them to carry on providing their vital service throughout the coronavirus pandemic. The Gold Coast University … [Read more...]

Brisbane man walking across Spain

TOM O'BRIEN Brisbane man, Eric Thorne, 83, is walking across Spain to raise awareness for his grandson’s illness, Transverse Myelitis. Mr Thorne is walking the Camino, an 800km journey to the city of Santiago de Compostela that takes 30-35 … [Read more...]