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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.

Watson property to be auctioned for charity

A two-bedroom, two-bathroom unit in Watson will go under the hammer next week, with all sale proceeds to be split between three charities.

Mint launches new $1 coin to encourage donations

The Royal Australian Mint today (2 September) launched the ‘Donation Dollar’ – a $1 coin that’s been designed to be donated. The coins feature a green and gold design with a reminder for...

Riding in style for Tour de Kids

Local university student Steph Schultz will be doing something unique (and very impressive) to raise money this September.

Canberra gears up for Tiny’s Car Challenge

he Canberra community is gearing up for Tiny’s Car Challenge, to be held on Thursday 3 September in Hall, the first instalment in Goran ‘Tiny’ Srejic’s plans to raise $2.5 million for local charities in the next five years.

Local tea drinkers called on to end industry slavery

A Canberra charity is calling on Australia’s nine million tea drinkers to leverage their consumer power for a liveable wage for tea workers and to prevent practices of modern slavery in Assam,...