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UN Women Australia says let #WomenLead

UN Women's Janelle Weissman spoke about the importance of having a diverse range of women’s perspectives around decision-making tables.

‘Hands Up 4 CBR’ to raise funds for 55 local charities

Hands Across Canberra is joining with 55 local charities to raise $500,000 via the region's biggest fundraiser, Hands Up 4 CBR Giving Day.

‘It’s not about raising money’: Sarge to walk 10km to raise support for Lifeline

Canberra Cavalry mascot Sarge will be braving the heat this Saturday as he aims to walk 10km to raise at least $10,000 for Lifeline Canberra. Walking from Bentspoke in Braddon at 3pm to...

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.

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...

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,...

Local charity shines through a difficult year

COVID-safe fundraising opportunities were few and far between in 2020 and Canberra’s Stella Bella Little Stars Foundation is one of thousands of Australian charities forging ahead amidst financial precarity.

Charity Super Bowl strikes a chord

Local sports stars, businesses and charities converged for the inaugural Charity Super Bowl to raise funds during Mental Health Month.

The Fathering Project to launch in Canberra next year

National charity The Fathering Project is recruiting volunteers as they prepare to roll out their services in the ACT early next year.

Raw Potential hits the streets in new Outreach van

There is a new player on Canberra’s streets, with local charity Raw Potential officially launching its new Outreach Van on Thursday. The van will help the organisation continue its current quest insupporting homeless...

Same duds, no suds for ‘the Sudsy Challenge’

A local volunteer will be donning the same orange T-shirt for at least three days next month, in a bid to raise awareness and start conversations about homelessness in the ACT and...

Tiny’s Car Challenge raises more than $87k

Tiny’s Car Challenge, held last Thursday 3 September, has raised over $87,000 for local charities and a three-way tie for the new VW Golf.