Date, Time & Location
Tuesday, 24 July 2018
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Westpac Board Room
11th Floor, AON Building, London Circuit, Canberra,
ACT, ,

Staff of Organisational Member$30

About the Event: ACT - Unlocking Event Fundraising Success

Presentation and panel discussion on creating successful fundraising events. Fundraisers from some of Canberra’s most successful charities will share their tips as well as learning points in this interactive morning event.

Kristen Hannan & Helen Ritchie
Love your Sister

Canberra girls, Kristen Hannan are Helen Ritchie are dedicated volunteers for the not-for-profit charity 'Love Your Sister' who most recently worked to deliver the record breaking event 'The Big Heart Project' which raised over $2.5 million, inspiring Australia to vanquish cancer with a 5 cent piece.

Both girls describe themselves as ‘logistic nightmare problem solvers’ and offer their insights about their 6 month journey to the Big Heart and what it's like working on an event with little to no budget and their take on the must haves for a strong fundraising team.
Heidi Prowse
Executive Officer
Mental Illness Education ACT INC

Heidi Prowse is a local community leader with over 10 years working across the sport, health and community sector. A woman of enormous capacity, tenacity and integrity, Heidi raised over half a million dollars for cystic fibrosis in 5 years through Canberra Santa Speedo Shuffle.

Heidi is the current Executive Officer of Mental Illness Education ACT, was named the 2017 ACT Young Australian of the Year and recently established The Prowse Project to connect small not for profits to advanced technology to help reach more Australians.

Jenine Woodman
Events Manager
Lifeline Canberra

From the iconic Bookfair to galas and fun runs, Lifeline Canberra manages some of Canberra’s largest and most successful fundraising events in the Canberra Community. Jenine Woodman, events manager for Lifeline Canberra, will share her tips for success working in the ACT and how to keep the community engaged with annual
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