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Category: Charity

Canberra Hospital nurses raise over $15,000 for World’s Greatest Shave

Four nurses from Canberra Hospital have raised over $15,000 after shaving their hair for blood cancer.Claire Doherty, Gabrielle Nugan, Genevieve Gerrett and Lucy Clark all participated in the World’s Greatest Shave for the Leukaemia Foundation on 6 January.

Have you heard? Recycling Discovery Hub

Recycling Discovery Hub public session: pondering plastic Have you ever wondered what happens to recycling and waste in the ACT? Find out at the Recycling Discovery Hub’s next open session at 1 Recycling Road, Hume...

Calling Canberra dogs: feature in a fundraising book project

A new fundraising book project will get tails wagging as a local photographer calls on Canberra's dogs to put their best paw forward.

Have you heard? Cupid’s Undie Run

Cupid’s Undie Run has been a major fundraiser for the Children’s Tumour Foundation in Australia for almost 10 years.

One man’s six-week labour of love to bring light to his community

Setting up the annual Christmas light display isn’t a casual weekend of work for Fisher resident Andy Staines – it’s up to six weeks of late nights and long weekends.

Have you heard? OzHarvest Christmas Appeal

Woolworths across the ACT is encouraging customers to give back to people in need through its OzHarvest Christmas Appeal.

$99 adult cat adoptions at RSPCA ACT

Four-year-old cat Wallace has been at the RSPCA for more than 100 days and is hoping to find his purrfect, forever home before Christmas. RSPCA ACT is making adult cats, Wallace included,...

Alice to Tokyo: Indigenous Marathon Project takes you places

Canberra-based Arrernte runner Korey Summers went across the country and around the world with the Indigenous Marathon Project (IMP) in 2012. He said the physical and mental challenge helped to develop his sense...

Have you heard? [email protected] Christmas Appeal

[email protected] is reaching out to the Canberra community to support its Christmas Appeal with donations of gifts and food.

Kids in Care knows the value of a toy, or toothbrush, this Xmas

Kids in Care supplies gifts for birthdays and Christmas, as well as Go Bags full of thoughtfully chosen essential items for the first 24 hours a child enters emergency or crisis care in the ACT.

Score a gem at the Yass ‘Found it at Vinnies’ auction

Vinnies will be holding a live auction in Yass this Saturday, selling unique items from local stores to support people in need over the Christmas period. There will be a range of gems...

GIVIT Christmas appeal supports struggling businesses and vulnerable Canberrans

The online charity GIVIT has partnered with the ACT Government to create Christmas presents that support small businesses, the local economy, and help the community attend special Canberra events or experiences on...

Santa visits Gungahlin for Christmas appeal

Santa made a surprise appearance at Gungahlin Village this morning, arriving by light rail rather than his signature sleigh, marking the start of [email protected]’s annual Christmas Appeal.

Domino’s delivers opportunity for young people

When 22-year-old Esmaeil Safi moved from Iran to Canberra with his family 14 months ago, it was more difficult than he had imagined. Esmaeil needed to learn a new language, find new friends...

More Canberra volunteers needed for Orange Sky

Orange Sky is calling on locals to step up and volunteer to run the charity’s mobile laundry and shower services for people experiencing homelessness in Canberra. Operating in Canberra since April 2016,...

Have you heard? The Lifeline Canberra Southside Bookfair is back!

Lifeline Canberra invites all Canberrans to visit the Southside Bookfair on Thursday 10 to Sunday 13 December at Tuggeranong Southern Cross Stadium.

Charity Monopoly board includes Belconnen, Queanbeyan, Batemans Bay

A new limited-edition Australian Community Relief board will honour regional Australian towns that were heavily impacted by bushfires, floods and COVID-19 in 2020.

Knits N Bits weaves community connection

When Tina’s husband passed away earlier this year, she was completely at a loss as to what to do with herself. At the same time her daughter Nikki was studying community development...

Lifeline Canberra’s iconic bookfair returns next month

COVID-19 may have taken one Lifeline Canberra Bookfair away from us during 2020, but it’s not getting a second.

Have you heard? Share the Dignity

Share the Dignity: It’s in the Bag Share the Dignity, a charity helping women and girls in need, are asking for help to make this Christmas special for women in our communities experiencing...

Channel your inner farmer for a cause

Embrace your inner farmer for a cause this month and host a COVIDSafe event as Rural Aid shares a televised charity concert.