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It was an absolute pleasure to host the inaugural Gold Ribbon Gala to a sold-out room of more than 700 supporters.

Together, we raised a phenomenal $382,313 to support kids with cancer.

As our charity does not receive ongoing government funding, we are 100% reliant on donations and support from the community to raise sufficient funds to deliver our services.

The Gold Ribbon Gala is just one of the ways we do this.

For that reason, we are so grateful that more than 700 guests chose to spend their evening with us, to help raise vital funds for local children with cancer, and their families.

An amazing $382,313 was raised at the inaugural Gold Ribbon Gala
Chris Hartley and Cath O'Loughlin accepting a $50,000 cheque from The Lott to top up our fundraising efforts on the night

From listening to guest speakers, entering the car raffle, buying a mystery bottle of wine, bidding in the live auction and trying their luck in our silent auction, guests had plenty of opportunities to give while enjoying an entertaining evening with emcees Jarrod Walsh and Hayley Pearson.

MC Hayley Pearson talking to guest speakers Pepper and Angela Mickan
Guests opening their mystery wine from our Wine Wall
Attendees looking at huge array of Silent Auction items up for grabs
Car raffle supported by CMI Toyota
One of our lucky guests won a brand new 2021 Toyota Yaris Ascent Sport, thanks to CMI Toyota

While the highlight of the night was the phenomenal amount of funds raised to support hundreds of local children with cancer, the entertainment by magician & mentalist Matt Tarrant and Adelaide's own Broadway sensation Philippa Lynas was nothing short of sensational.

Adelaide's own Broadway Sensation Philippa Lynas performing on stage at the Gold Ribbon Gala
Magician and mentalist, Matt Tarrant amazing guests with his tricks at the Gold Ribbon Gala

With thanks to the amazing generosity of our guests, partners, supporters, donors and volunteers, the Childhood Cancer Association can continue to have a positive impact on the mental health and well-being of families impacted by childhood cancer.

We are so very grateful to everyone who made this event an outstanding success. View the photo album.

We look forward to welcoming you at next year's Gold Ribbon Gala. Save the date: Saturday, 3 September 2022

WATCH the Gold Ribbon Gala 2021 Highlights Reel:

Thank you to our Gold Ribbon Gala sponsors

Watch Thomas’s Story

Watch this 5 minute film where Chris Hartley talks through his family’s journey after his son’s diagnosis of a brain tumour and the support he received from the Childhood Cancer Association.

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