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Tag: Charity

Team Tylah take on challenge to aid Cystic Fibrosis

One Hunter family has taken on a massive challenge to help raise funds for charity.   Nelson Bay local Verity Chappell, alongside a team of family and friends, set off on a gruelling 65-kilometre walk in the early hours of Saturday morning (20 February)...

Warm Blankets is sewing up the winter woes

With less than four months until winter, Sue Bardsley and Tonee Holley Knowles know that now is the time to get sewing. As founders of the not-for-profit charity ‘Warm Blankets for Everyone’, the...

Tests shine a spotlight on rural men’s health

A local charity is hoping to make a difference in the fight against preventable diseases.  Starting February 4, the Men’s Health Education Rotary Van (MHERV) will begin its tour of rural NSW, to...

Zara’s House builds a brighter future for refugees

A Hunter charity has helped five refugees call Newcastle home. Zara’s House is a place of welcome for female immigrants and their children, providing programs to support their integration into Australian society. The Jesmond-based...

Starlight Children’s Foundation dives into challenge

The Starlight Children’s Foundation is calling on Novocastrians to dive into its latest initiative and make a splash for sick kids.   A Super Swim will challenge individuals to swim at a location...

Sonia’s hoping to lessen back to school blues

Returning to school after the holiday break is a nervous time for kids but it can also be a very expensive occasion for parents.  So, Wallsend MP Sonia Hornery has come forward to...

Cheers to ditching the beers: febfast supporter

Tabitha Acret’s friends are looking forward to her participating in this year’s febfast because it means they’ll have a designated driver for all social events during the month. Removing hidden sugars from her...

Newcastle set to embrace Cupid’s Undie Run

Novocastrians are being asked to run in their underwear for the sake of charity next month. Whether it's riding a bike in a tutu, or doing laps in a living room wearing undies...
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