Variety The Children’s Charity prides itself on giving a brighter future to thousands of Australian children every year. Committed to putting back into communities and helping children, Pacific Resort Hotel Group (PRHG) jointly with Woolworths have partnered to celebrate the annual Woolworths Variety Ball event in support of Variety.
Hosted on Saturday 3 November, 2018 at the International Convention Centre, Darling Harbor the charity event of 1080 guests brought together Woolworths partners, suppliers, and staff to celebrate the year’s achievements for kids; but more importantly to raise money for a worthy cause – Variety The Children’s Charity.
Setting the stage to help attendees get in the spirit of spending to raise the needed funds for children in Australia; the feature centre exhibit was a champagne tower, an audience favourite, along with the one-of-a-kind Cook Islands escape experience on display.
As a major prize sponsor of the Ball raffle, PRHG managed property Little Polynesian Resort supported first prize with a six night accommodation package at the award-winning adults only resort; the raffle raised just over AU$10,000. Event partners and attendees from the ball celebrated having raised a total $1.3 million on the night.
Each year, thousands of children who are sick, disadvantaged or have special needs, receive support from Variety when they need it most. When government assistance isn’t available, families and organisations can turn to the charity. Founded in 1975, Variety has been providing support through grants for children and families for items including mobility equipment and wheelchairs, communication devices and education aides, medical items and services, therapy services, including occupational therapy and music therapy.
Variety is one of the most trusted and reliable charities, having contributing close to $2 billion in grants globally. The generosity of the Variety community has changed the lives of thousands of Australian children with special needs for over 40 years.
Little Polynesian Resort was proud to support Variety The Children’s Charity. Contributing to the charity ensures Variety can help when others can’t and continue their important work of making a difference in children’s lives.
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