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Wellness Walk for Mental Health | Virtual Event | 22 Nov 2020

[ November 22, 2020; ]
Wellness Walk 2020 – Walk for Mental Health
The Wellness Walk is a family-friendly event to raise awareness of severe and complex mental illness and promotes walking as a way to improve mental wellbeing.
The act of walking is an opportunity to reflect that recovery is a step-by-step, one-step-at-a-time experience. On Sunday 22 November 2020, Wellness Walk […]

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Together. Fright. | A Halloween Fundraiser for The Hospital Research Foundation | Oct 2020

[ October 1, 2020 to October 31, 2020. ]
Together. Fright. Halloween Fundraiser for The Hospital Research Foundation
Together. Fright. aims to inspire South Australians to scare off diseases such as cancer, heart disease, stroke, dementia and many others.
People can choose a disease or illness to frighten off and hold a fundraiser or go Trick or Treating and raise awareness by purchasing a Horrifying Halloween […]

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Help Lighthouse Youth Projects raise $10,000 | Bring the Balance | Oct 2020

[ October 1, 2020 to October 31, 2020. ]
Help Lighthouse Youth Projects raise $10,000
Help Lighthouse Youth “Bring the BALANCE” this October and raise $10,000 to give young people the chance to make positive changes to their lives – all through the power of bikes.
Your donation will go directly towards funding an additional round of their innovative BALANCE program and enable eight young people […]

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Graze & Raise | Fundraiser for HAS Foundation | 16 Oct 2020

[ October 16, 2020; ]
Graze & Raise
Local charity, the HAS Foundation, will be holding their first ‘Graze & Raise’ event on Friday 16 October, which just so happens to coincide with World Food Day.
Like many non-profits and charities, the HAS Foundation has struggled to raise valuable funds in a COVID-affected environment, with their major fundraiser for the year cancelled. […]

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Frocktober | Support Ovarian Cancer Research | Oct 2020

Frocktober 2020
Frocktober is the campaign that empowers women around Australia to channel their creative flair through their favourite frocks, all while raising urgently-needed funds for the OCRF’s innovative research projects that help to shine a light on ovarian cancer.
Around 1800 Australian women, and 322,000 women worldwide, are diagnosed with ovarian cancer each year.⁠ Despite how […]

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Stratco National Patio Day | Raising Funds for Cancer Council | 5 Dec 2020

[ December 5, 2020; ]
Stratco National Patio Day
Following the successful launch of National Patio Day in 2019, Stratco is partnering with Cancer Council to help more Aussies safely enjoy the great outdoors again on Saturday 5 December 2020.
Cancer Council estimates that two in three Australians will be diagnosed with skin cancer by the time they are 70. Celebrate National […]

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Kidsafe SA Volunteer Packing Day | Women’s & Children’s Hospital | 9 Oct 2020

[ October 9, 2020; ]
Kidsafe Volunteer Packing Day
Kidsafe SA is holding a volunteer packing day for resource packs on Friday 9 October 2020 at the Women’s & Children’s Hospital.
Kidsafe are now delivering the BurnSafe Program to early childhood sites and primary schools. Every child who participates in the program receives a resource pack to take home to share this […]

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Cup of Kindness Day | Donations for Youth Off The Streets | 1 Oct 2020

[ October 1, 2020; ]
Cup of Kindness Day
Cup of Kindness Day is a day to celebrate good coffee and a good cause with 50c per cup sold (or a percentage of sales) donated to Youth Off The Streets. 
Contribute to making every coffee sold on 1 October (International Coffee Day) count towards changing a young Australian’s life for the better. […]

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Host a Girls’ Night In | Cancer Council | Oct 2020

[ October 24, 2020; ]
Host a Girls’ Night In and support women affected by cancer.
Catch up. Raise funds. Save lives.  Cancer Council is calling on women across Australia to host a Girls’ Night In this October to raise funds for all women affected by breast or gynaecological cancers.
Sisters supporting sisters is a powerful thing. Not only is hosting a […]

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RSPCA Cupcake Day | Adelaide | 26 Oct 2020

[ October 26, 2020; ]
RSPCA Cupcake Day – Bake to fight animal cruelty
Are you ready to get your bake on? Cupcake Day will be returning on Monday 26 October 2020, so grab your apron and preheat those ovens – it’s time to take a stand against animal cruelty.
While they were planning to bake for change in August, they’ve opted […]

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Big Walk For Little Kids | Raising Funds for Children Facing Cancer | Oct 2020

[ October 1, 2020 to October 31, 2020. ]
Big Walk for Little Kids
Camp Quality is encouraging South Australians to walk big for kids facing cancer this October. 
National children’s cancer charity, Camp Quality, has launched ‘Big Walk For Little Kids’ – a brand-new, COVID-safe walking challenge to raise much-needed funds to support children facing cancer.

The inaugural event suits all fitness levels and asks everyday […]

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Walk to D’Feet MND | Fundraiser Walk | North Adelaide | 25 Oct 2020

[ October 25, 2020; ]
Walk to D’Feet MND
This major event symbolises the hope that one day this dreadful disease will be defeated whilst serving as a memorial to those lost to MND.
Walk to D’Feet MND is a 5km walk or roll, raising money to support local people living with motor neurone disease. By registering and fundraising through your online […]

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Foodbank SA Superhero Program for Kids

Foodbank SA Superhero Program
Do you want to be a Foodbank SA superhero? You can join the Foodbank SA family and learn how to help others in need.
Foodbank SA has identified through their School Programs, an increased demand for Foodbank specific educational and interactive activities for children. The Superhero Program has been developed as a way […]

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Adelaide Costco Non-Member Shopping Nights | WCH Foundation | 2 & 16 Sep 2020

[ September 2, 2020; September 16, 2020; ]
Costco Non-Member Shopping Nights
In support of the Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Costco will be opening their doors to non-members for two special evenings in September 2020.
For a $5 donation, non-members can shop at Costco on Wednesday 2 September 2020 and Wednesday 16 September 2020 between 3pm and 8pm.

If you are already a Costco member, you can still […]

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International Childhood Cancer Awareness Month | Sep 2020

[ September 1, 2020 to September 30, 2020. ]
International Childhood Cancer Awareness Month – September 2020
‘Go Gold and Give’ by getting your family, friends or business involved in supporting the Childhood Cancer Association.
There are many ways you can help, such as:

Give a virtual high five to kids with cancer to ensure they have the support they need when they need it most. […]

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White Balloon Day Coastal | Fundraiser Run/Walk | Semaphore South | 4 Sep 2020

[ September 4, 2020; ]
White Balloon Day
Bravehearts’ White Balloon Day is Australia’s largest and longest running campaign dedicated to preventing child sexual assault.
Held annually during National Child Protection Week, on the first Friday of September, White Balloon Day unites communities to make a commitment to protecting kids. This will be the 5th running of the White Balloon Day Coastal […]

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legacy week

Legacy Week | Buy a Badge and Support Families of Veterans | 29 Aug – 5 Sep 2020

[ August 29, 2020 to September 5, 2020. ]
Legacy Week 2020
For almost a century, Legacy has kept the promise to thousands of veterans’ families by providing financial and social support for those in their care during times of hardship and grief.
The community will have the opportunity to support the Legacy Club of South Australia and Broken Hill Club during Legacy Week, Saturday 29 […]

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Lighthouse Youth Projects Bike Sale | Adelaide | 11 Sep 2020

[ September 11, 2020; ]
Lighthouse Youth Projects Bike Sale
Lighthouse Youth Projects will be holding a bike sale for all of the upcycled and repaired bikes they have been working on during their mentoring sessions.
These bikes have been repaired with students during the Lighthouse Youth Projects mentoring sessions and then checked over by their qualified staff mechanics.

Types of bikes available will […]

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Legacy’s Remembrance Walk | Adelaide | 6 – 11 Nov 2020

[ November 6, 2020; ]
Legacy’s Remembrance Walk 2020
Walk to remember a loved one; father, mother, grandmother, grandfather, sister or brother or walk to show support for the families who lost their loved one during war or peace keeping whilst serving our country. 
Legacy’s Remembrance Walk is a time to reflect, to learn and pay tribute to Military troops and their […]

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R U OK? Day | Learn What To Say | 10 Sep 2020

[ September 10, 2020; ]
R U OK? Day
R U OK?’s vision is a world where we’re all connected and are protected from suicide.
They work to start conversations every day of the year, but R U OK? Day is the national day of action, on the second Thursday of September, dedicated to reminding people to regularly check in with family, […]

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The Infant Boutique & Send A Gourmet Basket Family Fun Day | Norwood | 7 Nov 2020

[ November 7, 2020; ]
The Infant Boutique & Send A Gourmet Basket Family Fun Day
The Infant Boutique & Send A Gourmet Basket Family Fun Day will be back for 2020 fundraising for The Village CO.
The Family Fun Day will include a laneway market centred around pregnancy/babies/children/parenthood. There will also be free activities, face painting, kids activities, raffle prizes, coffee […]

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Pyjamas Needed | Backpacks 4 SA Kids | Winter 2020

Donations of pyjamas are desperately needed by Backpacks 4 SA Kids
Pyjamas are one important item that Backpacks 4 SA Kids are always struggling to maintain in their stock levels.  They put a brand new pair of pyjamas in every backpack and this can be the first time a child has ever had a pair of their […]

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MS Readathon | Embark on an Epic Adventure | Aug 2020

[ August 1, 2020 to August 31, 2020. ]
MS Readathon – Embark on an epic adventure this August!
The MS Readathon inspires kids to read as much as they can, all for an incredible cause.
The rules are simple. Read whatever you like, as much as you can, during the entire month of August. This year’s MS Readathon will be a magical quest, and the […]

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adelaide hills wine appeal

Adelaide Hills Wine Fire Appeal | Jul 2020

Adelaide Hills Wine Fire Appeal
Help support the recovery of the Adelaide Hills by buying 6 or more bottles of 2019 Syrah Meunier.
All proceeds will be distributed to grape growers, winemakers and vineyard owners impacted by the December 2019 bush fires. 
Buy this special wine and support our affected grape growers, winemakers and vineyard owners as they […]

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bright jumper day

Bright Jumper Day | Treasure Boxes Fundraising Event | Jul & Aug 2020

[ July 1, 2020 to August 31, 2020. ]
Treasure Boxes Bright Jumper Day
Wear your brightest jumper to school and brighten winter for babies and kids. 
On any given cold, winter night in South Australia over 22,500 babies and kids are living below the poverty line. Struggling parents are unable to keep the heater running when the temperature is low or buy a warm winter […]

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Cancer Council’s Daffodil Day Appeal | 28 Aug 2020

[ August 28, 2020; ]
Cancer Council’s Daffodil Day Appeal
Cancer research will be at the forefront of Cancer Council’s Daffodil Day Appeal this August, culminating in Daffodil Day on Friday 28 August 2020.
Daffodil Day is Cancer Council’s most iconic fundraising event, with the daffodil the international symbol of hope for everyone impacted by cancer.

One in two Australians will be diagnosed […]

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

[ July 1, 2020 to July 31, 2020. ]
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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Camp Quality’s Camp In At Home | 4 Jul 2020

[ July 4, 2020; ]
Camp Quality’s Camp In at Home
Camp Quality’s Camp In is a fun ‘at home’ family camping event, proudly supported by ALDI, to help raise $250,000 to give kids facing cancer the chance to be kids again.
The first-ever Camp In will take place on Saturday, 4 July 2020. Camp Quality is inviting Australian households to set […]

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SAHARA Op Shop Market Day | Evanston South | 12 Jul 2020

[ July 12, 2020; ]
SAHARA Op Shop Market Day
SAHARA, formerly SA Dog Rescue, rescue and re-home animals in South Australia.  They are hosting an Op Shop Market Day on Sunday 12 July 2020.

There will be plenty of bargains to be found at their op shop to support the animals, as well as their regular fundraising activities such as a BBQ, […]

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The Nappy Collective | September Collective | 4 – 18 Sep 2020

[ September 4, 2020 to September 18, 2020. ]
September Nappy Collective | 4 – 18 Sep 2020
Though The Nappy Collective were unable to run their May Collective, they remain determined to continue supporting families experiencing nappy stress. In response to a rise in the contributing factors of nappy stress, including financial hardship, domestic violence and mental health problems, the #1millionbums campaign aims to […]

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Walk A Mile Challenge | Hutt St Centre Adelaide | 7 Aug 2020

[ August 7, 2020; ]
Walk a Mile Challenge for the Hutt St Centre
Hutt St Centre is delighted to introduce the Walk a Mile Challenge for 2020.  While you are not able to gather together as a large group for the Walk a Mile in My Boots event – we can still come together while apart.

The challenge is to collectively […]

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Hutt St Centre Emergency Winter Appeal | 2020

Hutt St Centre Emergency Winter Appeal
For hundreds of South Australians sleeping rough, the chilling nights during Winter are unbearable.
Add the threat of COVID-19 and they are terrified.
With no place to call home, and their health already compromised, there’s no way to isolate or protect themselves.
On top of all that, now people who are sleeping rough […]

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At Home Fun Run 2020 | Raise funds for The Smith Family | 12 Jun 2020

[ June 12, 2020; ]
At Home Fun Run 2020
Families across the nation will raise heart rates and funds for Australian children living in poverty who are further disadvantaged by COVID-19, with the inaugural At Home Fun Run held on Friday 12 June 2020.
Home Fun Run has a dual mission; funds raised will help connect Australian children living in poverty […]

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Wear your welly boots day

Puddle Jumpers Wear Your Welly Boots Day | 3 Jul 2020

[ July 3, 2020; ]
Wear Your Welly Boots Day
Puddle Jumpers (SA) Inc. is holding a Wear Your Welly Boots Day to help raise awareness of children in need in Australia and help raise much-needed funds to provide holiday experiences to children that might not have the opportunity.
Wearing your welly boots for a day on Friday 3 July 2020 may take […]

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Red Shield Appeal | Digital Campaign | 23 & 24 May 2020

[ May 23, 2020 to May 24, 2020. ]
Red Shield Appeal 2020
Volunteers won’t be able to knock on doors this Red Shield Appeal, but the Salvos’ services are in greater need than ever before. Join the Digital Doorknock and raise funds for those in need. 
So much is uncertain, but one thing we know: in the coming weeks and months, the Salvos will be […]

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#ColourYourCommunityRed | National Volunteer Week | 18-24 May 2020

[ May 18, 2020 to May 24, 2020. ]
#ColourYourCommunityRed
‘Colour Your Community Red’ is an online social media campaign to thank and celebrate the almost one million South Australian’s who volunteer.
It replaces the annual National Volunteer Week’s parade and BBQ in Adelaide and the Darwin thank you event, due to COVID-19 restrictions.

‘Colour Your Community Red’ will give everyone in the community a chance to […]

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Wear Orange Wednesday | Say Thanks to Our Volunteers | 20 May 2020

[ May 20, 2020; ]
Wear Orange Wednesday
National Volunteer Week is the annual celebration to acknowledge the generous contribution of our nation’s volunteers.
Here’s to all the volunteers across Australia who work all year round to protect us at our most vulnerable. Whatever the challenges we might face, bushfires, floods, storms and a global pandemic. Thank them on Wednesday 20 May […]

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Support Foodbank South Australia this Winter | Food Amnesty Drive Thru Food Drive | 9 May2020

Support Foodbank SA at the Drive Thru Food Drive on 9 May 2020
Last year, Foodbank SA based in Edwardstown were supporting more than 126,000 South Australians across the state every month. One third of these were children. This year, while still supporting the 126,000 South Australians, they are also still supporting those in the regions impacted […]

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Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea | Cancer Council | 28 May 2020

[ May 28, 2020; ]
Want to make a BIG difference to those impacted by cancer?
Join over 30,000 other hosts across the country as you host an Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea your way! 
It’s not the time to be gathering together in large groups, but there are ways you can keep your social distance, and still make a really big difference to people […]

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P.E. With Joe | Live Home P.E. Sessions | The Body Coach TV

P.E with Joe Monday to Friday – The Body Coach
‘The Body Coach’, Joe Wicks, has become Britain’s (and the world’s) P.E. teacher every Monday to Friday. 
With the recent COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing, Joe’s become a huge YouTube sensation with nearly a million people watching his videos from all around the world. He livestreams his […]

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