Topic: Sir David Martin Foundation
Navy has thrown its support behind the Sir David Martin Foundation’s 10th annual Abseil for Youth event in the heart of Sydney, with more than 40 officers and sailors from units across Fleet Base East sharing their time to help to help man support lines as brave volunteers stepped over the edge of a dizzying 135 metre drop.
HMAS Penguin recently helped Lady Susan Martin hold her annual Bridge Day to raise funds for David Martin Place.
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.
Plummeting 135 metres from the 33rd floor of a skyscraper, is not for the faint-hearted, but when the goal was to raise much-needed funding and awareness for the Sir David Martin Foundation the team from HMAS Success leapt to the challenge.
A group of keen Navy golfers have taken advantage of the Navy's focus on fitness to raise money for a worthy cause.
More than $36,000 was presented to worthy charities as a result of HMAS Darwin’s fundraising efforts during the frigate's recent Operation MANITOU deployment.
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.
Able Seaman Jarryd Boyd’s commitment to helping kids in crisis was on show on 17 October, when he abseiled down a Sydney city tower block, in support of the Sir David Martin Foundation.
Navy aviators from the Fleet Air Arm observed a minute of silence on the top of the 26 storey AMP Building in Circular Quay on Friday, before gearing up and abseiling off the side for charity.