Easter Spirit exceeds Targets!
The SAMFS World Police & Fire Games Club would like to thank you for your kind generosity in supporting the 2017/18 South Australian Firefighters Calendar.
In conjunction with TeamKids - the fundraising platform for the Women's & Children's Hospital Foundation, 100% of all proceeds made from our calendar sales in Rundle Mall over the Christmas period were elected to be donated to support the Burns Unit at the Women's and Children's Hospital right here in Adelaide.
Members of the SAMFS WPFG Club were fortunate enough to attend the TeamKids Easter Appeal which was held on Good Friday, 14 April 2017, and were extremely thrilled to present a cheque for $20,120.00. This contribution has helped to reach a tally in excess of their $1 million target, with the current tally of funds pledged at $1,587,337!
Funds raised from all other organisations as part of this year’s Appeal will also go towards a range of projects including the TeamKids Arts in Health program, a purpose built and fully furnished Beach House in Victor Harbor for use by families with a child requiring palliative care or with complex care needs, and a revolutionary new cancer research project known as CAR-T.
There were so many highlights this year and TeamKids are overwhelmed by the generosity of the South Australian community, the talented performers, and volunteers who gave up their time over Easter to support this important cause. In 2017, for the first time they enlisted the help of six Young Ambassadors who co-hosted the Appeal. Clara, Lauren, Jessica, Tara, Josh and Jordan are all ex-patients of the Women's and Children's Hospital (WCH).
The SAMFS WPFG Club would like to Thank You again for your contribution, whether through the purchase of our Calendar or other avenues, making this years’ Easter Appeal such a success. Your gift will help change the lives of thousands of women, babies and children who rely on the Hospital every year.
You can still purchase your copy of the 2017/18 South Australian Firefighters Calendar online or at any Drakes Foodland Supermarket, or donate directly to TeamKids by following the prompts on our Donations page.