Tag Archives: fund raising

2XX Radiothon fundraiser is offering up prizes

By 23 April 2013

2XX is a pretty great thing to have here in Canberra.
They’re running a Radiothon, which is a weeklong fundraising event where they plan to give away hundreds of prizes.
Prizes are pretty great to have also, so this is like win/win.
Jamie Freestone, station manager at 2XX FM, is “really excited to be re-launching Radiothon again. [...]

CRDL Trivia Night

By 6 February 2012

[ 24 February 2012 at 7:00 pm; ]

The Canberra Roller Derby League is giving notice that they’re on a fund raising drive to take on their rival Leagues in the Great Southern Slam:

Come along for a night of brain-teasing bicep-tearing action (Aunty Aggro has been in training).

You may leave the Hellenic Club in the City with an empty wallet but your contributions [...]

ACT Chinese community boosts disaster appeal

By 17 February 2011

The Canberra Chinese Community has boosted the Queensland Disaster Relief Appeal by more than $21,000 – on one night.

Barking up a storm – Cupcake Day for the RSPCA

By 7 June 2010

I love it when a charity makes eating too much sugary food a good thing.  
Registrations have opened for my favourite RSPCA fund raiser of all – Cupcake Day on 16 August 2010.  Rioters interested in registering can go to to find out more. 
I will be spending the next few months perfecting my pupcake recipes and [...]

Charities hard-up for our hard-earned…

By 12 March 2009

So for the umpteenth time in a number of weeks I have been approached by a charity organisation out on the street, coaxed into a conversation and then encouraged to sign my life away in an attempt for them to extract regular donations from me.
It would seem that charities are becoming more and more competitive in [...]

High Pressure Donation Tactics Undertaken by the Red Cross in Civic

By 17 July 2008

In walking back through Civic from  a meeting yesterday I was intercepted by a very friendly red cross worker wanting a chat.  He had the t-shirt and badge and I noticed several other similarly dressed people talking, or at least trying to talk, to other good citizens.
I stopped as I regularly give blood and am [...]

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