Grants Given in Australia

Round 19

July to September 2013

Cause Region Amount

Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics Australia

Physiotherapy and purchase of Theratogs to assist with therapy for Charlotte Price who has Angelsman Syndrome. Intense therapy will take place in Brisbane December 2013.

Tasmania $2,100

Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics Australia

Donation towards the Raising our Wings Gala Ball held on 19th October, held to raise awareness of Angelsman Syndrome and research for AS. The Gala Ball raised $25,000 in its first year.

Tasmania $5,000

Alannah & Madeline Foundation

To run the "Better Buddies" program in 5 public schools in Victoria. Better Buddies program is to reduce bullying and violence and keeping children safe.

Victoria $11,000

Disabled Surfers Association - Mornington Peninsula

Purchase of 'Sandcruiser' wheel chair to enable beach access for disabled children.

Victoria $4,000

Aardvark

Produce & launch CD of music recorded by teens with chronic illness

Victoria $10,000

The Southern Fleurieu Cancer Support and Resource Group Inc.

This group provide a valuable bus service for cancer sufferers between the Southern region in SA and the city to assist afflicted people with transport for treatments.

South Australia $3,000

Novita Children's Services (The Mighty River Run)

This children's charity does valuable work with seriously ill children and the care and assistance they give makes an enormous difference to their families. The Mighty River Run event takes place on the River Murray each November over several days and is a fun way of raising a serious amount of money for the vital work of Novita.

South Australia $1,000

Street Swags

Street Swags raise money for the homeless, and every $60 buys one swag to protect a homeless person in SA from the elements. SA HF has recently been quite involved in this charity even having our own sleepouts to raise money to buy swags for the homeless in SA.

South Australia $2,000