Take Survey
MEDIA, JOBS & RESOURCES for the COMMON GOOD
NEWS  | 

Stroll Up Australia Success


Monday, 17th July 2000 at 1:07 pm
Staff Reporter
Congratulations to Sydneysider, Mark Virtue for his fund raising walk from the lowest point in Australia to the highest…well just a smidgen under! Mark has raised almost $6000 for Sydney’s homeless through the work of…

Monday, 17th July 2000
at 1:07 pm
Staff Reporter


0 Comments


FREE SOCIAL
SECTOR NEWS

 Print
Stroll Up Australia Success
Monday, 17th July 2000 at 1:07 pm

Congratulations to Sydneysider, Mark Virtue for his fund raising walk from the lowest point in Australia to the highest…well just a smidgen under! Mark has raised almost $6000 for Sydney’s homeless through the work of Mission Australia.

As we told you in our last e-Newsletter, Mark’s courageous journey was tracked on the Internet at www.strollupaustralia.com/index.htm. After three weeks on the road starting from the Sydney Harbour tunnel and aiming for Mount Kosciusko, Mark was forced back by extreme weather at Mount Crackenback just 300 vertical metres short of his destination. A fabulous effort!

Mark is resting back home in Sydney and says he is very grateful to all those people who helped him and made donations along the way. The Internet site has some great pictures of his walking adventures. Maybe he’ll write the book next!




Got a story to share?

Got a news tip or article idea for Pro Bono News? Or perhaps you would like to write an article and join a growing community of sector leaders sharing their thoughts and analysis with Pro Bono News readers?

Get in touch at news@probonoaustralia.com.au

Tags : Fundraising,

 Print

Get more stories like this

FREE SOCIAL
SECTOR NEWS

Write a Reply or Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *



YOU MAY ALSO LIKE

Rejected Donation Calls Fundraising Practices into Question

Maggie Coggan

Friday, 18th January 2019 at 4:37 pm

Your Time Starts Now at FIA Conference 2019

Contributor

Thursday, 17th January 2019 at 7:15 am

Crowdfunding – a Solution or a Problem?

Contributor

Thursday, 20th December 2018 at 7:30 am

What’s Your Fundraising New Year’s Resolution?

Contributor

Thursday, 13th December 2018 at 7:45 am

POPULAR

Australia’s 2018 Human Rights Performance Slammed

Luke Michael

Wednesday, 9th January 2019 at 3:24 pm

Labor Shake-Up to Jobactive Celebrated by Sector

Maggie Coggan

Wednesday, 9th January 2019 at 5:09 pm

Campaign to Free Aboriginal Women Raises Almost $300K

Luke Michael

Monday, 14th January 2019 at 5:19 pm

Review Reveals Significant Failures in Disability Service Provision

Luke Michael

Tuesday, 8th January 2019 at 4:52 pm

Take Survey
pba inverse logo
Subscribe Twitter Facebook

The social sector's most essential news coverage. Delivered free to your inbox every Tuesday and Thursday morning.

You have Successfully Subscribed!