Topic: Charities, Fundraising & Community
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.
As the festive season gets into full swing, the Royal Australian Navy Relief Trust Fund will be once again doing its bit to assist Navy personnel enjoy a Merry Christmas.
Ten members of the Mosman community were given a special tour of HMAS Penguin as part of a charity auction prize for the Humpty Dumpty Foundation recently.
HMAS Harman conducted a Youth Mental Health Awareness Session last week as the first of a number of joint initiatives by the Harman command team and Defence Community Organisation.
HMAS Cerberus and the Cerberus Defence Community Organisation hosted a day of movies, popcorn and fantastic face painting for Defence families as part of National Families Week in May.
Petty Officer Daniel Struber was looking forward to March 13th for several reasons, not only did he have his first shave in over 6 months, but by the end of the day he had raised more than $3,000 for cancer research and, having lost the rather fuzzy beard he’d cultivated during that time, his son agreed to kiss him goodnight once again.