All fundraiser articles
Raising money for children's ward
Thursday, 11th October, 2012
A show being held at Theatre 44 this weekend by young performers will raise money for the children's ward at the hospital.
The show will be held on Sunday at 2pm, and organiser Paulette Mercer said it will involve children who love to perform.
"There will be singers and dancers," she said. "It gives young kids that don't have the chance to go on stage the opportunity to perform."
Treadling dynamo does it again
Wednesday, 22nd August, 2012
By Kurtis J Eichler
Cycling superstar June Files is back - albeit slightly exhausted.
The 70-year-old last week returned from her gruelling 2400km journey through the NSW, SA and Queensland outback to raise funds for the Royal Flying Doctor Service.
Pucker up for a good cause
Friday, 17th August, 2012
By Emily Roberts
The word on every women's lips next month will be "liptember" - a fundraiser for women's mental health. Newly employed psychooncology counsellor for the Far West Health District, Ruby Cooke, is hosting the fundraiser.
Ms Cooke said her role involved focussing on psycho-social care and looking after the well-being of cancer patients.
Successful walk raises thousands for autism
Friday, 10th August, 2012
By Emily Roberts
A group of walkers who started in Broken Hill have arrived at their destination - sore but happy to be home.
Wellington residents Aimy Thorne and her mother, Valerie Newall established non-forprofit group "Rural and Remote Autism Network" (RRAN) to assist rural and remote families with a loved one with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
German's bush odyssey
Tuesday, 24th July, 2012
A German man who is riding his mountain bike around parts of Australia to raise money for the Flying Doctor should reach Broken Hill next month.
A regular visitor to Australia since 1993, Walter Leven quit his job and gave up his flat to travel through the outback areas of South Australia, Queensland and New South Wales.
The adventurer is making a documentary about his trip which he expects will take about four months and cover about 6000km.