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Category: Charity

Have you heard? Friends of Black Mountain

Friends of Black Mountain Friends of Black Mountain will host several walks in April. Plants and Fire on Black Mountain, Saturday 10 April 9.30am-12pm; join plant ecologist Michael Doherty for a walk and...

Have a ‘hart’ and make a difference for Hartley Lifecare

Hartley Lifecare is looking for locals to be one in a million and donate to the redevelopment of one of the first supported independent living communities in Canberra. Home to 10 residents, Hartley...

Lifeline Bookfair back with a bang

Lifeline Canberra’s first big bookfair since the COVID-19 pandemic took off with a bang, as thousands visited the COVID Safe event.  Held over four days from Thursday 25 to Sunday 28 March, the...

Share the Dignity calls for 65,000 more period products

As their biannual March Dignity Drive begins to wrap up, Share the Dignity is calling for donations of 65,000 period products for women doing it tough. The Dignity Drive aims to give dignity...

Aussie Peace Walk celebrates 100 years of Rotary

Celebrating 100 years of Rotary in Australia and New Zealand, the first Aussie Peace Walk will be held in Canberra on 27-28 March. Originally named the Canberra Two-Day walk, the event has been...

Vinnies Knock On Effect opens doors to hope

The St Vincent de Paul Society are encouraging the Canberra community to get involved in the Vinnies Knock On Effect appeal.

Brumbies join forces with charity partner GIVIT for 2021

The ACT's Super Rugby AU team, the Plus500 Brumbies, have announced GIVIT as their major Charity Partner for 2021.

New charity house to deliver significant community benefit

A new charity house project in Strathnairn is set to deliver significant community benefit while providing a platform to promote women in the construction sector. Designed, built and sold entirely by women, the...

Walking a new track: how the Bold Bandannas will relay their way

The Bold Bandannas will be travelling a new track this year as they relay their way for the Cancer Council’s annual Relay for Life fundraising event. Donning their iconic bandana pants and colourful...

Hands Up 4 CBR Giving Day raises $640,000

The Canberra Day Appeal “Hands Up 4 CBR” Giving Day has raised $640,000 for local charities and community organisations.

Canberra Raiders’ Soliola jumps on board to Shave for the Brave

It wasn’t the first time Canberra Raiders prop Sia Soliola shaved his head for a good cause, and he was more than happy to do it again.

One step at a time: Relay for Life keeps spirit ignited

Taking one step at a time, the Marching Ants are keeping the spirit of Relay for Life ignited as they celebrate survivors and remember loved ones lost to cancer.  Relay for Life is...

Canberra, we need to talk about periods

Share the Dignity is launching their biggest campaign yet, and they want to hear from anyone who menstruates about their experience.

Have you heard? Bold Bandannas charity stall

Relay for Life Team, the Bold Bandannas, will hold a Charity Stall at the Belconnen Fresh Food Markets on 13- 14th March 8am-5pm.

Canberra family say more awareness of epilepsy is needed

The Burke family can see light at the end of the tunnel after five months of uncertainty following their eight-year-old daughter Audrey’s epilepsy diagnosis. The month of March marks Purple Month, and as...

Shave for the Brave to raise critical funds for Domestic Violence Crisis Service

Social distancing has made fundraising opportunities harder to come by, and the non-government, not-for-profit service has had to completely change its approach.

Top dogs: the Canberra Paws Calendar contest is back

Canberra’s top dogs are being called to enter in a fundraising pet calendar contest to support local charity, ACT Pet Crisis Support. Ina J Photography is launching the Canberra Paws 2022 Calendar contest...

Calling Canberra women with ‘Great Ydeas’

Once again supporting women and girls in the Canberra region, YWCA Canberra and its partners are bringing dreams to life through the 2021 YWCA Canberra Great Ydeas Small Grants program. With applications opening...

Raiders help kick off Vinnies Knock On Effect fundraiser

From 1974 until 2019, Vinnies Doorknock Appeal was a ubiquitous fundraiser - as of 2021 it's been replaced by the digital Knock On Effect.

Have you heard? Gift of Life’s 2021 DonateLife Walk goes virtual

Gift of Life’s DonateLife Walk has been a mass-participation event for the past 15 years, the 2021 event will be virtual.

Award-winning TV series ‘Adventure All Stars’ aligns with Canberra charity

Heart Support Australia is working with Australia’s newest travel and adventure TV series, Adventure All Stars, to find Canberran cast members to star in the show. Adventure All Stars is the ultimate six-day...
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