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MS Mighty Swim | Unley Swimming Centre | 13 & 14 Feb 2021

[ February 13, 2021 to February 14, 2021. ]
MS Mighty Swim
Dive in and make a difference – the MS Mighty Swim challenges you and your team to swim for 24 hours while raising funds to support people living with multiple sclerosis.
Get your team together and swim the most laps while making a difference. The MS Mighty Swim is a beloved community event for […]

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

[ December 12, 2020; December 13, 2020; December 19, 2020; December 20, 2020; ]
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 2020.
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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Play & Go Christmas Reverse Advent Calendar

Reverse Advent Calendar
Christmas is about joy and hope, so why not bring a little joy and hope to people in need every day until Christmas with our Reverse Advent Calendar. 
COVID-19 has created great need across our society, so if you can contribute, only even in a small way, your assistance will help support worthwhile charities […]

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MRASA Toy Run | Donation Drop & Go | 13 Dec 2020

[ December 13, 2020; ]
MRASA Toy Run
The MRASA is pleased to announce that the Annual Toy Run will be held on Sunday 13 December 2020. 
The Toy Run Committee determined very early in the year after the COVID pandemic hit that the event should still go ahead as the need to help the children and Vinnies with their Christmas appeal […]

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Help Backpacks 4 SA Kids with Christmas Donations | by 4 Dec 2020

[ November 27, 2020 to December 4, 2020. ]
Help Backpacks 4 SA Kids reach their Christmas goal of supplying 11,000 presents to children entering emergency care.
Christmas is just a few weeks away and Backpacks 4 SA Kids Christmas sorting and wrapping must start next week to give them enough time to deliver the gifts to all SA regions in time for Christmas day.
Backpacks […]

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Lighthouse Youth Projects Bike Drive | 13 & 14 Nov 2020

[ November 13, 2020 to November 14, 2020. ]
Lighthouse Youth Projects Bike Drive
Help improve the lives of young people and support the environment at the same time.
To mark National Recycling Week, Lighthouse Youth Projects are teaming up with the City of Port Adelaide Enfield and the City of Charles Sturt to take your pre-loved bikes off your hands.

They welcome old (or new!) bikes […]

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SA Variety Bash | KI to the Capital | 7-12 Nov 2020

[ November 7, 2020 to November 12, 2020. ]
SA Variety Bash 2020 – KI to the Capital
The SA Variety Bash 2020 ‘KI to the Capital’ will run from 7 – 12 November starting in Kangaroo Island and will finish in Adelaide. The entire 5 day journey will be within the state of South Australia.

During the event there are various trophies awarded to encourage […]

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OTR Supports Human Beans | Converting coffee grounds into fertiliser | 2021

OTR supports human beans – an innovative social and environmental project to use grounds for good
OTR has joined the world-first trial for an innovative project which will redirect its coffee waste away from landfill towards supporting South Australians in need, whilst reducing its environmental impact.
The Human BeansTM – Grounds For Good trial project is a […]

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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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Transition Sports Family Day Fundraiser for Cancer Council | 14 Nov 2020

[ November 14, 2020; ]
Transition Sports Family Day Fundraiser
Transition Sports are hosting a cancer fundraiser at Titanium Security Arena to raise money for a great cause. 
Transition Sports are a basketball academy for children aged from 8 to 18 and are about coaching them about basketball skills, the ins and outs of the game and how to be a player […]

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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 | 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 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 | 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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