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Latest news: Charity

Local charity running towards suicide-free Canberra

Could Canberra be a suicide-free city by 2033? That is the mission of the group of passionate and community-minded individuals spearheading Running for Resilience (R4R). Launching in 2019, the weekly running initiative...

Help RSPCA ACT through ruff times at the Million Paws Walk

The Million Paws Walk returns to Patrick White Lawns on Sunday 26 May to raise much needed funds for the RSPCA ACT.

Debrief: Drop the robes and jump in the Winter Solstice charity swim

The Ian Lindeman Memorial Winter Solstice Swim encourages locals to strip down and take a plunge for Lifeline Canberra this June.

Give the gift of research, support and hope this Mother’s Day

Canberrans will join the Mother’s Day Classic on Sunday 12 May to show their support and raise funds for women facing breast cancer.

Canberra mum climbs great heights for those facing medical mountains

Canberra mum Belinda Lee is putting in the hard yards for people facing even bigger mountains, a diagnosis of Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes.

Canberra students chop their locks for kids with cancer

Canberra Grammar School students cut and chop their hair to show support for people with cancer and fundraise for Sydney Children's Hospital.

It’s raining puppies and kittens at RSPCA ACT

The pitter-patter of little paws is filling up the rooms and corridors of RSPCA ACT as more and more puppies arrive at the shelter.

Hannah Andrevski named 2024 Canberra Citizen of the Year

Hannah Andrevski, the dedicated founder and CEO of Roundabout Canberra, has been recognised as the 2024 Canberra Citizen of the Year.

Laps of fun as St Mary MacKillop students Relay For Life

Participants of the Relay For Life do lap after lap in support of the Cancer Council and its research to find a cure for cancer.

Canberra Day Appeal a peak season to give where you live

While Christmas is traditionally a season of giving in Australia, in the national capital it’s the Hands Up for Canberra Giving Day (or 48 hours, actually) in the lead up to Canberra Day that signals peak giving time.

Pink Hope Canberra High Tea & Fashion Parade raises hope

The Pink Hope Canberra High Tea was held on Saturday 2 March at the National Museum of Australia - an afternoon of delicious food, lots of laughter and plenty of prizes while supporting a preventative health charity focused on those who carry hereditary cancer risk.

Attention, Roundabout Canberra needs your help

Roundabout Canberra is asking for urgent help to support families in need in our region through the donation of your preloved goods.

Canberra region father and son take on Tour de Cure

In the spirit of doing what you can to help, Andrew and Caleb Gersbach are about to embark on the Tour de Cure, a mammoth 14,000km bike ride.

Canberra Day Appeal has magic million target in its sights

A tidy one million dollars is the target set for this year’s Canberra Day Appeal, the Capital Region’s largest annual fundraising drive.

Andrew Leigh: Be alert during peak season for fake charity scams

Fake charity scams tend to peak during the months of December and January, warns Andrew Leigh MP, Assistant Minister for Charities, Competition, and Treasury, and there are a range of precautions Australians can take to avoid being scammed.

Sponsor a tree, help a family in need at Canberra Christmas Park

Now in its second year, Canberra Christmas Park is promising to be even bigger and brighter and to raise more funds for local families in need this December.