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Talk Like a Pirate Day | Childhood Cancer Support | 19 Sep 2022

[ September 19, 2022; ]
Talk Like a Pirate Day 2022
Talk Like a Pirate Day on 19 September is nationally recognised as the major fundraiser for Childhood Cancer Support. 
Talk Like a Pirate Day is a great fundraising event for schools, childcare centres, community groups, workplaces, and individuals. The day is all about dressing up and having fun while making a […]

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Challenge 21 | Women’s and Children’s Hospital Foundation | 19 Sep – 9 Oct 2022

[ September 19, 2022 to October 9, 2022. ]
Challenge 21 – Challenge Yourself For Sick Kids
Challenge 21 is inspired by the Roberts Family who have been fundraising for the Women’s & Children’s Hospital Foundation (WCH Foundation) for 16 years in memory of their son, Sam Roberts.
Last year, in honour of Sam’s 21st birthday, Challenge 21 was launched so that anyone, anywhere, could take […]

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National Tree Day | Connect with Nature | 31 Jul 2022

[ July 31, 2022; ]   
National Tree Day 2022
Join the community to help plant one million native trees.
Planet Ark’s National Tree Day started in 1996 and has grown into Australia’s largest community tree planting and nature care event.  It’s a call to action for all Australians to get their hands dirty and give back to the community.

While every day can […]

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SA Variety Bash | Adelaide to Tanunda | 13-20 Aug 2022

[ August 13, 2022 to August 20, 2022. ]
SA Variety Bash 2022 – Adelaide to Tanunda
The Variety Bash is not a race or a rally, but a fun and social event, or in the words of the originator Dick Smith, ‘A drive in the outback with a few mates’ to raise money for Variety, The Children’s Charity.  Variety supports kids and families who […]

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PAWGUST 2022 | Walk or Run for Guide Dogs | August 2022

PAWGUST 2022
Grab your winter woolies! Join Guide Dog’s biggest online challenge.
Brave the cold and walk or run every day this August (no rest days) to supPAWt Guide Dogs and those living with low or no vision.
As a fitness and fundraising challenge, PAWGUST not only helps you, your family and your dog improve your physical and […]

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East End Cellars Soup Kitchen | Supporting Hutt St Centre & Catherine House

[ July 21, 2022; July 28, 2022; August 4, 2022; August 11, 2022; August 18, 2022; ]
East End Cellars Soup Kitchen – July & August 2022
Soup Kitchen involves local chefs who provide their talent and time free of charge to produce soups to raise funds to help people experiencing homelessness in Adelaide. 
From Thursday 14 July 2022, and every following Thursday for six weeks, a well-known chef will cook up a warming […]

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Backpacks 4 SA Kids Christmas Program | Toys Needed

Help Backpacks 4 SA Kids get a head start on their Christmas program
Backpacks 4 SA Kids are anticipating orders for Christmas gifts in the vicinity of 7,500 this year so they need all the help they can get.
They have never been in a position to get ahead of the game and start requesting donations early due to […]

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Plastic Free July | ‘Choose to Refuse’ Single-Use Plastic

Plastic Free July – What you can do to help
Plastic Free July is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution – so we can have cleaner streets, oceans, and beautiful communities.
Now, more than ever our environment needs us.
Despite the challenges the pandemic has brought across the […]

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KickStart For Kids | Shoes & Clothing Donations Needed

Camp KickStart – Donations Needed for Kids in Need
KickStart For Kids are calling for donations of shoes and clothing for their upcoming Camp KickStart July school holiday program.
Camp KickStart is a school holiday care program, run entirely by volunteers, for vulnerable and disadvantaged children aged five to thirteen who don’t look forward to the holidays […]

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Beats for Wu Foundation | Adelaide 36ers’ Legends v CBC | Wayville | 18 Jun 2022

[ June 18, 2022; ]
Beats for Wu Lukasz Foundation Fundraising Event
Beats for Wu are excited to announce that they have organised a spectacular fundraising event at Wayville Basketball Courts with Adelaide 36ers & Adelaide Footy Legends taking on Christian Brothers College.
Adelaide 36ers Legends, supported by Adelaide Footy Legends will take on current and graduated students from Christian Brothers College. Don’t […]

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A Nourished Week | Chefs on Wheels & The Village Co. | Jun 2022

A Nourished Week – Support Struggling Mothers
Chefs on Wheels is launching its new social enterprise program, A Nourished Week in collaboration with fellow South Australian organisation The Village Co, which supports disadvantaged new mums across the state.
Chefs on Wheels has teamed up with The Village Co. to provide struggling mothers and their families with a […]

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50 years of abba

50 Years of ABBA Orchestrated | Her Majesty’s Theatre | 2 Jul 2022

[ July 2, 2022; ]
50 Years of ABBA Orchestrated
Audiences will dance, sing and delight in the joy that will emanate throughout the venue from the magnificent sounds of ABBA’s greatest hits backed with the lush sounds of the Adelaide Concert Orchestra, 5 vocalists, a hot band and a special guest appearance by the Woodville High choir.
In 1972, four Swedes […]

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Lumary City-Bay Fun Run | Adelaide to Glenelg 18 Sep 2022

[ September 18, 2022; ]
Lumary City-Bay Fun Run 2022
Back in 2022!  An iconic event in South Australia, each year thousands of participants run, walk, dance or wheelchair their way from the City to the Bay. 
At each fun run there are always the serious athletes, but overwhelmingly the majority of people are there for the fun. There will be people dressed […]

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Bravehearts 777 Marathon Adelaide | 28 Jun 2022

[ June 28, 2022; ]
Bravehearts 777 Marathon Adelaide
A mighty physical and mental challenge, where every day people and athletes alike take on 7 Marathons in 7 States in 7 Days.
Australia’s iconic endurance event, the Bravehearts 777 Marathon, is back for its eighth year with a mission to encourage more Australians to take on the physical challenge and fundraise – […]

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zahra foundation

Zahra Foundation Not A Lottery Fundraiser | 9 Jun 2022

[ June 9, 2022; ]
Zahra Foundation Not A Lottery Fundraiser with Rosie Batty, Jess Hill, & Arman Abrahimzadeh
The Not-A-Lottery fundraiser will be hosted by Jodie Oddy and you will get to hear from a formidable panel of speakers – Rosie Batty, Jess Hill, and founder & City of Adelaide Deputy Lord Mayor Arman Abrahimzadeh.
By supporting this event, you’ll be […]

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Adelaide City Plunge | 26 & 27 Aug 2022

[ August 26, 2022 to August 27, 2022. ]
Adelaide City Plunge 2022
Take The Plunge to help raise $250,000 for Adelaide charities. 
Abseil 70 metres from the top of the InterContinental Hotel on North Terrace in Adelaide this August. Enjoy Adelaide’s best river views from the rooftop, challenge yourself and raise funds for those in our community who face far greater challenges on a daily […]

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tree planting festival

Tree Planting Festival | Monarto | 11 Jun 2022

[ June 11, 2022; ]
Tree Planting Festival 2022
Frahn’s Farm Annual Tree Planting Festival is back for 2022, hosted by the Adelaide University Rotaract Club. 
This is an opportunity for all the people who care about our planet and want to have an active role in saving native wildlife.  To help save our species, Bio·R reconstructs habitats that are built to […]

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Mother’s Day Classic | Adelaide | 8 May 2022

[ May 8, 2022; ]
Mother’s Day Classic 2022
Walk or run on Sunday 8th May at up to 70 locations across Australia.  Every step helps us get one step closer to a world without breast cancer.
The Mother’s Day Classic is an annual fun run and walk raising funds and awareness for breast cancer research. Their aim is to deliver a […]

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Dolls, Bears, Toys Exhibition

Dolls, Bears, Toys & Collectibles Exhibition | Fullarton | 22 May 2022

[ May 22, 2022; ]
Dolls, Bears, Toys & Collectables Exhibition 2022
The Australian Plangon (Antique & Modern Doll Collectors) Club Inc. presents antique, vintage and modern dolls from members’ collections displayed in a variety of settings, as well as vintage and modern teddy bears, toys, collectables and memorabilia from the past.
In a spectacular new dynamic exhibit designed for children called […]

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Adelaide Pizza Run | Bonython Park | 29 May 2022

[ May 29, 2022; ]
Adelaide Pizza Run 2022
Grab your family and friends for a day out, starting with a fun run and ending with Pizza at the finish line.
The Pizza Run is accessible for all with three distances to choose from – 5K, 10K and a 2k ‘Family Dash’. Expect a pump-up playlist and Mr Pizza guiding you through […]

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RSPCA Million Paws Walk | Adelaide | May 2022

[ May 1, 2022 to May 31, 2022. ]
RSPCA Million Paws Walk 2022 
Join thousands of Aussies in the Million Paws Walk virtual challenge, taking the pledge to walk every day this May!
Get walking and wagging this May!  Challenge yourself and your family to walk every day this May and help fight animal cruelty.  There are no official events with physical walks planned for […]

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Walk to D’Feet Motor Neurone Disease | Adelaide | 1 May 2022

[ May 1, 2022; ]
Walk to D’Feet Motor Neurone Disease
There’s nothing harder than a heartbreaking journey walked alone. For a person with Motor Neurone Disease, every day could be the day they can no longer do something a healthy person takes for granted. Hugging. Talking. Walking.
That’s why the community is invited to Walk to D’Feet MND in Adelaide on […]

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Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea | Cancer Council | 19 May 2022

[ May 19, 2022; ]
Cancer Council’s Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea 2022
Host a morning tea your way on Thursday 19 May 2022 to raise essential funds for people impacted by cancer.
Kettles will be boiling across the country for Cancer Council’s Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea. Cancer Council SA is encouraging South Australians to host a morning tea and support those impacted […]

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Re-Cycled Bike Sale | Lighthouse Youth Projects Inc. | 26 Mar 2022

[ March 26, 2022; 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Re-Cycled Bike Sale at Lighthouse Youth Projects Inc.
Looking for a new bike? Lighthouse Youth Projects Inc. mentors and students have been restoring and repairing a whole bunch of donated bikes with a whole lot of love and they are ready for a new home.
The next Re-Cycled Bike Sale will be held on Saturday 26 March […]

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Easter Market – Catherine House Fundraiser | Royston Park | 27 Mar 2022

[ March 27, 2022; ]
Easter Market – Catherine House Fundraiser
Australian Medical Placements invites the community to the Mini Easter Market sausage sizzle Catherine House charity Fundraiser.
Catherine House provides crisis, longer term accommodation and support services for women experiencing homelessness. The market will be held on Sunday 27 March 2022 under the carpark from 3pm – 6pm. There will be […]

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Stadium Stomp | Adelaide Oval | 10 Apr 2022

[ April 10, 2022; ]
Stadium Stomp 2022
Go along for an epic stair climbing challenge inside the iconic Adelaide Oval.
If you’re looking for something different for your next fitness challenge, something other than a fun run, colour run or bruising obstacle race, look no further than Stadium Stomp Adelaide Oval. It’s damn tough at a pace, scenic at a stroll […]

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Women on the Run Fundraising Event | Zahra Foundation | Grange | 20 Mar 2022

[ March 20, 2022; ]
Women on the Run Fundraising Event – Zahra Foundation
Join Zahra Foundation at Women on the Run on Sunday 20 March and make a difference for women’s lives. The 4km fundraising walk, run, or stroll from Grange to Henley (and back) is a chance for the community to come together in the name of supporting women […]

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ABBAlaide presents MAMMA MIA! the Movie | Capri Theatre | 8 Mar 2022

[ March 8, 2022; ]
ABBAlaide presents MAMMA MIA! the Movie
It’s time to party for a cause as ABBAlaide presents MAMMA MIA! the Movie – featuring the hit songs of ABBA – at Capri Theatre, Goodwood.
This event proudly supports the Women’s & Children’s Hospital Foundation, which funds family support programs including the ‘Laklinyeri’ Beach House, Hospital facility upgrades, equipment, and […]

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melanoma march

Melanoma March Adelaide | Henley Square | 27 Mar 2022

Melanoma March 2022
Go along to the family friendly event at Henley Square on Sunday 27 March 2022.
The Australian Melanoma Research Foundation is hosting the annual Adelaide Melanoma March once again in collaboration with Melanoma Institute Australia (MIA). It’s a family friendly charity walk from Henley Square to Grange Jetty and return. Help raise funds to […]

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RSPCA South Australia Adopt-A-Thon | 11-13 Feb 2022

[ February 11, 2022 to February 13, 2022. ]
RSPCA South Australia Adopt-A-Thon
RSPCA shelters are at capacity, so they are throwing open their doors for the first official RSPCA South Australia Adopt-A-Thon. 
They’ve set themselves a massive challenge: to find loving homes for at least 200 animals in just one weekend. With over 1,100 animals in RSPCA care across the state, they’re under more pressure […]

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KickStart for Kids | New Operations Hub | Donations Needed

KickStart for Kids
KickStart for Kids officially opened their brand new million-dollar warehouse/office space in 2021, creating a central hub for all operations thanks to the generous donations and support from a range of South Australian businesses.
Having completed construction at the end of 2020, the large purpose-built facility has allowed KickStart for Kids to reach more […]

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Help Needed – Salvation Army Christmas Appeal | Dec 2021

Salvation Army Christmas Appeal
The Salvos gift appeal is Australia’s biggest with around 40,000 gifts required in SA alone each year.  But, whether it’s covid, online shopping or that people are doing their Xmas shopping later, the gifts received to date are well down year on year – even compared to last year in the thick […]

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Give a Meaningful Gift This Christmas

Give a meaningful gift this Christmas and change someone’s life
Giving gifts this Christmas can make a real and lasting difference to the lives of people who live locally or around the world and also bring joy. We’ve put together a list of reputable organisations that offer support to people in need in varied ways that […]

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Fresh Christmas Trees | Make-A-Wish Australia Adelaide Branch | Pop-up Locations

[ December 11, 2021 to December 12, 2021. December 18, 2021 to December 19, 2021. ]
Where to buy fresh Christmas Trees in Adelaide from Make-A-Wish Australia 
Make-A-Wish Australia Adelaide Branch are selling fresh, real Christmas trees during December in 2021.
There is something special about having a real Christmas tree in your living room. You can buy your tree this year at weekend pop-up locations in Norwood, Glenelg and Malvern.

Make-A-Wish creates life-changing […]

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re-cycled bicycle sale

Re-Cycled Bike Sale | Lighthouse Youth Projects Inc. | 27 Nov 2021

[ November 27, 2021; ]
Re-Cycled Bike Sale at Lighthouse Youth Projects Inc.
Looking for a new bike? Lighthouse Youth Projects Inc. mentors and students have been restoring and repairing a whole bunch of donated bikes with a whole lot of love and they are ready for a new home.
They have a wide range of recycled bikes in a wide range […]

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ms mighty swim

MS Mighty Swim | Unley Swimming Centre | 9 & 10 Apr 2022

[ April 9, 2022 to April 10, 2022. ]
MS Mighty Swim 2022
MS Mighty Swim challenges you and your team to swim for 24 hours while raising funds to support people living with Multiple Sclerosis in South Australia and Northern Territory.
Get your team together and compete to swim the most laps while making a difference. Swim while raising funds for people living with multiple […]

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Walk With A Pal | HAS Foundation | Henley Beach | 7 Nov 2021

[ November 7, 2021; ]
Walk With a Pal 2021
Join HAS Foundation for the Walk with a Pal for Palliative Care.
Wednesday 3 November 2021 will be 7 years since the HAS founders said goodbye to their beautiful boy Hunter and it’s this time of year they start to feel a little broken-hearted. They would love for the community to join […]

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Fairy Bread Day | Supporting ReachOut | 24 Nov 2021

[ November 24, 2021; ]
Fairy Bread Day
Relive the nostalgia of kid’s birthday parties and channel your inner sugar-loving child and celebrate Fairy Bread Day this November. Proudly supporting ReachOut, Australia’s leading online mental health service.
An irresistible slice of nostalgia, reminiscent of simpler times, Fairy Bread Day is a celebration of Aussie culture. From teachers to tradies, young and old, […]

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wear what you wish

Wear What You Wish – Spooktacular! | Fundraise for Make-a-Wish | Halloween 2021

Wear What You Wish – Spooktacular!
Dress up this October for Halloween and make a life-changing difference to sick kids in Australia with Make-A-Wish Australia.
Getting dressed up will be loads of fun. But it also makes a lasting difference to seriously ill kids. Right now, there are over 800 critically ill kids on a Wish Journey […]

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Can:Do 4Kids Loud Shirt Day | 22 Oct 2021

[ October 22, 2021; ]
Can:Do 4Kids Loud Shirt Day 2021
The challenge of wearing your loudest shirt to support deaf children, be it bright, patterned or humorous, has already gained momentum across Adelaide organisations ahead of the 2021 Can:Do 4Kids Loud Shirt Day on Friday 22 October.
The popular national campaign, which started in Adelaide, encourages Australians to be loud through […]

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