Topic: Charities, Fundraising & Community
A team of over 70 Navy volunteers from Sydney bases HMAS Kuttabul, HMAS Waterhen and HMAS Watson joined other Sydney community and corporate groups to help run the 20th Annual Make a Wish Foundation Special Children’s Christmas Party at the Rosehill Gardens Race Course on 2 December.
It seems the six-week Indigenous Pre-Recruitment Course at HMAS Cerberus is more than a great place for young Indigenous Australians to grow confidence about future Defence careers. The course also appears to be a great place to grow moustaches.
As HMAS Sirius was about to commence transiting through the Great Barrier Reef on return from a successful South East Asian deployment, Lieutenant Commander Neil Krauklis was limbering up on the bridge wing waiting for the starter's whistle to begin pedalling for the charity fundraising event 'Ride the Reef for Beyond Blue'.
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.