Archive | The Big Walk

‘Jules’ Girls Nite In’

Thursday, May 1, 2008

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Friday 9 May saw THEBIGWALK get a HUGE helping hand from an incredible group of ladies. Mount Martha Yacht Club played host to ‘Jules’ Girls Nite In’ – an annual fundraiser organised by Julie Oldenburger, Kellie Pitt and the GNI Committee. Each year, the funds generated from this event are generously donated to a cancer [...]

The Big Walk

Tuesday, April 1, 2008

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30 March 2008 saw two extraordinary supporters of the Scaffidi Foundation take on one of the most challenging adventures of their lives. Clare Whitney and Richard Herr walked 740 kilometres from the Mornington Peninsula to Canberra to raise funds and awareness for the Scaffidi Foundation. See more in the Photos, Videos and Media sections.

Greg Hunt Walk

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

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17 October was a busy day for the Scaffidi Foundation! An early drive down to the Mornington Peninsula was our first port of call. Greg Hunt, Federal MP for Flinders, kindly offered to take Clare, Richard (the Scaffidi Foundation’s BIG WALKERS) and Neil (from the Foundation) on a two hour walk to share his knowledge [...]

Manyung Gallery Fundraiser

Monday, October 1, 2007

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After our invigorating morning walk, we spent the afternoon filming for a Scaffidi Foundation documentary (scheduled for completion in June/July 08) and then it was quickly on to the superb Manyung Gallery at Mount Eliza to set up for the evening’s big event. Manyung Gallery and Boyz at Manyung kindly hosted an extra special, one [...]

Foundation Profile: Jess

JessJess, age 9, was first diagnosed with cancer when she was 3.5 years old. She has had a kidney tumour, four brain tumours and has undergone regular radiotherapy and chemotherapy. Shortly after meeting Jess, Angela from the Scaffidi Foundation made a deal with her; if she was brave enough to go through with her treatment, Angela would dye her hair hot pink, Jess’ favourite colour. Read more ...