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Latest news: Donations

Hampers for hope: HelpingACT brightens Xmas for families in need

Food relief charity HelpingACT hopes to pack 225 hampers for people in need this Christmas - and asks the public to help.

Civic Plasma Centre celebrates 5 years with milestone donation

One of just two establishments dedicated to the collection of blood plasma, Civic Plasma Centre has celebrated its fifth birthday this week on Monday 3 April.

This Is My Brave helps Christine share her story of domestic violence

Christine endured horrific domestic violence inflicted by her then husband for more than 20 years. Today, she shares her story on stage with This Is My Brave Australia.

People helping people: the team feeding Canberra’s hungry in 2023

The trio of Mohammed Ali, Belinda Barnier, and Jessica Fordyce, are banding together with the dream of making sure no Canberran ever goes without a nourishing meal.

Canberra families ‘struggling’ as OzHarvest delivers 9 millionth meal

Delivering their nine millionth meal, local OzHarvest volunteers emerged from their iconic bright yellow van carrying baskets of watermelon, oranges, celery and bread for the children at PCYC Canberra.

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.

YWCA Great Ydeas welcome Serina Bird’s meaningful donation

WCA Canberra know that from little things, big things grow, so they’re thrilled for their Great Ydeas Program with support from Serina Bird.

ACT Young Environmentalist feeding hungry uni students

Many uni students have had to make the choice of whether to be hungry or homeless... but Jess Fordyce is making sure they no longer have too.

Concerns over ‘opaque’ political donations

The Centre for Public Integrity has called for reform as it reveals shadowy sources comprise over a third of Australia's political donations.

Wishing Tree appeal helps local people in need

Aiming to create a better and brighter Christmas and New Year for our community’s most vulnerable, Kmart Australia and The Salvation Army have launched their 34th annual Kmart Wishing Tree Appeal. The demand...

Appetite for Ken Behrens Helping Hands meals keeps growing

Local resident Garry Malhotra has always loved his community, so when the latest outbreak hit the ACT, he knew he had to step up and help the most vulnerable in his hometown...

Vinnies Knock On Effect opens doors to hope

The St Vincent de Paul Society are encouraging the Canberra community to get involved in the Vinnies Knock On Effect appeal.

‘Hands Up 4 CBR’ to raise funds for 55 local charities

Hands Across Canberra is joining with 55 local charities to raise $500,000 via the region's biggest fundraiser, Hands Up 4 CBR Giving Day.

Going once, Roundabout Canberra’s Instagram auction

After two cancelled fundraisers and a location change during COVID-19, family-focused charity Roundabout Canberra, is thinking outside the box to get back on the local radar.

Mint launches new $1 coin to encourage donations

The Royal Australian Mint today (2 September) launched the ‘Donation Dollar’ – a $1 coin that’s been designed to be donated. The coins feature a green and gold design with a reminder for...

Have you heard? David Hunter Memorial Lecture

For the last 16 years, ANTaR has presented the David Hunter Memorial Lecture and this year it will go online due to Covid-19.