Topic: Charities, Fundraising & Community
With the potential of saving up to 300 lives, Royal Australian Navy Commander, Chloe Wootten, has reached an amazing milestone of donating blood 100 times for the Australian Red Cross Blood Service.
A small model cannon that was removed from Hobart’s Anglesea Barracks Sergeants’ Mess in October 2014 was returned to the mess on 25 September, resulting in a considerable donation to Legacy.
Five members of HMAS Darwin’s ship's company abseiled down a thirty-three storey building to raise money and awareness for kids in crisis on 17 October.
HMAS Penguin in Sydney has a special association with a charity that helps young people in crisis.
Personnel from HMAS Stirling, in Western Australia, once again donned the sneakers to participate in the annual walk-to-work day and 'Causeway Classic' fun run on 9 October.
A Darwin-based sailor’s concerns about the cost of some bike repairs were quickly sorted when he won $5,000 in the Win with Navy Raffle in Draw 150.
It was all aboard the stationary bikes recently as personnel from HMAS Stirling took part in the annual 24-hour Spinathon to raise awareness for the upcoming Ocsober.
A marathon effort was made by members of 723 Squadron during their support of the annual Relay for Life, held at Nowra Showground over 24 hours on the weekend of 28-29 March.
A combined effort of 40 Navy, Army and Air Force members spent last an afternoon helping make their workplace and surrounds beautiful by participating in the Clean up Australia campaign recently.
More than 200 people took advantage of the rare opportunity to tread the tarmac when the T-shaped HMAS Albatross airfield was closed for the fifth annual 'Tour the T' charity fun run in early December.