Topic: Charities, Fundraising & Community
Navy enthusiasts and curious minds of all ages are in for a rare treat on Saturday 22 September as one of Australia’s largest and tallest Navy ships, HMAS Choules, invites civilians on board in support of the NSW Kids in Need charity.
The 2018 Defence Red Cross Blood Challenge is in full swing, with a new record breaking day for plasma donations set in the NSW/ACT area.
Members from HMAS Waterhen have set a new Sydney North Shore record for their efforts raising funds over Legacy Week.
HMAS Penguin officers and sailors have once again ‘hit the wharves’ to support Legacy with the selling of badges for Legacy Week.
A cold winter’s day was not enough to scare off more than 50 keen bridge card-playing ladies from attending the Lady Susan Martin Bridge Day at HMAS Penguin.
A sailor and mother of two says Navy’s Keeping Watch grant program has saved her family from being swamped by medical bills.
The 2018 Defence Blood Challenge has been officially launched at the Civic Plasma Donor Centre in Canberra.
Distance is no barrier to a good deed for Sydney’s homeless. Halfway across the Pacific, the crew of HMAS Adelaide did good for the Sydney based Matthew Talbot Hostel, the ship’s charity of choice.
During HMAS Leeuwin’s recent port visit to Port Klang, Malaysia, members of the ship’s company offered their time and support to the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) National Hydrographic Centre’s Community Outreach Program.
It’s a classic line from a song that rings true for many Navy families managing life while a member is away from home on duty. It’s also something that Defence Community Organisation understands and works to support.