Rotary Club donates proceeds from Race Day to Health Heroes

By September 18, 2020Uncategorized

The Rotary Club of Ipswich City will be donating the proceeds of their Ipswich Spring Cup Race Day, hosted at the Ipswich Turf Club to support the wellbeing of our Health Heroes, the staff at West Moreton Health.

Brett Kitching from Ipswich Turf Club said, “we are thrilled to host a Saturday race day open to the public in line with the current government Covid-19 regulations and our Industry Safe Plan.

“It’s great that our community can enjoy themselves and raise money for charity too”

Sold-out event will raise thousands of dollars

Although the Rotary Club of Ipswich City’s Fundraiser is already sold out, gates will be open to the public to see the official opening of the new $25million redevelopment of the Ipswich Turf Club.

The Rotary Club of Ipswich City is aiming to raise at least a few thousand dollars, which they have most generously decided to donate to the Hospital Foundation in supporting wellbeing of our Health Heroes right across West Moreton.

Chris Raymont, President of Rotary Club of Ipswich City said,  “we’ve got some great members who have helped put this fundraising event together.

“We’re lucky we are able to support the Foundation and our Health Heroes who have been working tirelessly during Covid-19”.

Fashions, raffles, auctions and more for a good cause

The Fashions on the Field will be a highlight for those attending and this year alongside their raffles and auction to raise additional funds.

The Rotary Club of Ipswich City has chosen to partner with two beautiful boutique brands ‘Obsession Shoes’ and ‘Oh! JoJo Boutique’, who have the community at heart and are passionate about supporting our Health Heroes.

Raising funds for the health community

Janette Adams, from Obsession Shoes said, “it’s the first time we’ve been able to partner with the Rotary Club of Ipswich City and it’s been a great success.

“Partnering with them has allowed us to be part of a bigger program and support the Health Heroes in our community”.

The Hospital Foundation would like to thank The Rotary Club of Ipswich City and their teams for their kind generosity and support and wish them the best of luck for the day!

Supporting our Health Heroes is a team effort

Their contributions truly will make a huge difference to the health and wellbeing of staff who been working on the front line to keep our community safe and healthy.

It has been a very challenging year for all our Health Heroes who have faced the pandemic since day one, often with uncertainty as the situation evolves daily.

James Sturges, CEO of the Hospital Foundation said, “it’s fantastic to see that the Rotary Club of Ipswich City is keen to support our Health Heroes”

We’re here to support all our Health Heroes, our doctors, nurses, public health teams, ambos, pathology workers and health professionals, as well as support staff who help them do their jobs like cleaners, kitchen staff, administration staff and more!

How you can help support our Health Heroes

“If you missed out on getting your ticket to the Ipswich Spring Cup Race Day to support our Health Heroes, you can still support our Health Heroes by donating online”.

To make a donation to support our Health Heroes, or to send them a Hero-gram, tap here.

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