North-West QLD Flood Raffle <br> in aid of Sisters of the North

North-West QLD Flood Raffle
in aid of Sisters of the North

North-West QLD Flood Raffle
in aid of Sisters of the North

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In the wake of the recent devastating floods in North West Queensland, a number of Middle School students have expressed a desire to assist the communities affected by this disaster. Year 9 girls have taken the initiative to organise a raffle to support Cloncurry-based charity, Sisters of the North, to distribute funds directly into affected communities, using a grassroots approach. The funds will be distributed through Live Voucher, an SMS service to allocate funds using vouchers, that can be redeemed as goods and services at registered businesses in affected communities. These vouchers will support recipients in need, but also inject funds back into the local business in these shires.

Raffle tickets can be purchased for 1 for $5, 3 for $10 or 10 for $25.

Students will be selling raffle tickets at school and tickets are also available from the Middle School Centre. Should you wish to pay by credit card please contact Community Liaison Officer, Mrs Simone Crowther by phone on 07 5577 7261 or email scrowther@sthildas.qld.edu.au. The raffle will be drawn at the School Fete on Saturday 27 April, with the winners notified by telephone.

Raffle Prizes include:

  • 1st: Ultiqa Hotel & Resorts, Broadbeach – 2 nights accommodation in a 2 bedroom apartment (valued at $500 approx)
  • 2nd: Bemboka luxury cotton bath towels and cotton throw (valued at $500)
  • 3rd: R.M. Williams Nanga Canvas Bag + a year’s subscription voucher to OUTBACK magazine with the latest 2 issues (valued at $150)
  • 4th: Silver Ammonite earrings (valued at $120) donated by the Women’s Auxiliary
  • 5th: High Tea limited edition print (valued at $120) donated by the Boarder Parents Support Group
  • 6th: St Hilda’s School umbrella and picnic rug + 3 boxes of Rocky Road (valued at $100) donated by the Fathers’ Club & Rowing Supporters Group
  • 7th: Mango and Guava candle (valued at $30)
  • 8th: Inflatable flamingo pool toy (valued at $19)

We would like to acknowledge the generous support of our sponsors – Ultiqa Hotel & Resorts, Bemboka, R.M. Williams and the St Hilda’s School Parent Volunteer Groups.

Your support of the girls’ efforts to raise much needed funds for these flood affected communities, would be greatly appreciated.

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