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Latest news: Donate

It only takes a minute to donate for a lifetime

A liver transplant recipient has spoken about her experience ahead of DonateLife Week, an annual event to raise awareness about organ and tissue donation.

Give local, ‘give early and give often’ this Canberra Giving Day

#KenBehrens are renowned for being Australia’s most generous people, and Canberra Giving Day is a perfect example of that kindness.

Be brave and shave like Leukaemia survivor Jozica

Hair loss can be a traumatic prospect for many, but this Canberra mum couldn’t care less – she almost lost her life to Leukemia instead.

For HeartKid Micah, life could change in a heartbeat

Amanda Tzafaris's18-month-old son Micah has already had to fight for his life as a HeartKid, so she says she “doesn’t sweat the small stuff”.

Cardiac arrest survivor Lily has a big heart

Not knowing if today may be your last is a terrifying prospect, but cardiac arrest survivor, 17-year-old Lily knows what that feels like.

GIVIT helps divert pre-loved items from landfill to those in need

It’s National Recycling Week, 8-14 November, and not-for-profit donation platform GIVIT is setting a challenge for Canberrans to see how many tonnes of household items can be kept out of landfill and into the hands of those who need them most.

Disadvantaged families need educational assistance

Variety – the Children’s Charity has experienced a 460% increase in demand for educational assistance from disadvantaged families due to COVID-19.

Have you heard? Footy grants for grassroots

Footy grants St George Bank is doubling this year’s funding for the St George Footy Grant Program to a total of $200,000, aimed to provide much-needed financial support to the grassroots football community...

Have you heard? White shirt campaign

White Shirt Campaign 2020 marks Witchery’s 12th annual White Shirt Campaign in partnership with the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation (OCRF). The White Shirt Campaign’s mission is to raise funds to support vital research...

Call for blood donors

Australians who are healthy and well are being encouraged by the Australian Red Cross to roll up their sleeves and donate blood to assist patients across the country. Australian Red Cross Lifeblood Chief...

Have you heard? Food fundraiser

Food fundraiser Curves are running a food fundraiser event from 16 to 30 March collecting non-perishable foods in cans and packets (excluding glass jars) at all four of their ACT locations – Belconnen,...

Have you heard? Craft for Kindness

Craft for a cause The Community Services #1 (CS#1) Craft for Kindness seniors social group proudly made over 100 hand-knitted items for charity in 2019. The items, most knitted or crocheted, include soft...