Lifeline fundraising co-ordinator Theresa Whiteing, Tableland Women’s Centre’s Bernadette Morham, solo runner Robyn Campman and Amanda Lee-Ross from Cairns Domestic Violence have all raised funds through the Great Wheelbarrow Race. Photo: courtesy Tablelands Advertiser.

Fundraising

Fundraising for charities and local clubs has become a big factor in the Great Wheelbarrow Race.

This year, teams are being asked to invite the recipients (charities, groups) of their fundraising efforts to Almaden on Saturday night where they will be part of a presentation ceremony.

If you are fundraising for a charity or cause and want some publicity, please contact Stacey Maisel on  07 40864 664 or email to staceym@msc.qld.gov.au. The details of your fundraising efforts will be included in pre-race and post-race media releases.

 

Some of the charities and groups that have benefited from the race include:

  • Australian Rotary Health Research
  • Make A Wish Foundation
  • Angel Flight
  • Queensland Cancer Council
  • Australian Association of Assistance Dogs
  • Care Flight
  • Queensland Cancer Fund
  • Mareeba Hospital Foundation
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Young Animal Protection Society (YAPS)
  • Nasomolevu Catholic School on Matacawalevu (an outer island of Fiji)
  • Royal Flying Doctor Service
  • Mareeba Junior Rugby League Club
  • Mt St Bernards Choir
  • Friends of Himalayan Children
  • Care for Kids
  • Cairns Regional and Tablelands Women’s Centres
  • Mareeba Community Kindergarten
  • Junior Hockey Mareeba
  • Leukaemia Foundation
  • Diabetes Research Foundation
  • Senior Legacy Project
  • Diabetes Australia
  • Mareeba Garden Settlement
  • Mareeba Animal Refuge
  • Wildlife Rescue
  • Police Legacy
  • Children’s War FNQ Hospital Foundation

Money raised for charities/groups over the years include:

  • In 2007 – $13,480
  • In 2008 – $14,200
  • In 2009 – $44,398
  • In 2010 – $87,315
  • In 2011 – $123,000
  • In 2012 – $153,000
  • In 2013 – $461,000
  • In 2014 – $437,000
  • In 2015 – $243,300

Great Wheelbarrow Race 2018

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Fundraising Amounts

  • 2007 – $13,480
  • 2008 – $14,200
  • 2009 – $44,398
  • 2010 – $87,315
  • 2011 – $123,000
  • 2012 – $153,000
  • 2013 – $461,000
  • 2014 – $437,000
  • 2015 – $243,300
  • These amounts total $1,576.693 which is outstanding for any sporting event

Thanks to sponsors