Happy Birthday Kate Atkinson!

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Actor Kate Atkinson with a card from her fans who have donated to help refugees in honour of her birthday.

On Sunday July 30, the Screen Stars event was held in the UK, with our wonderful Sanctuary Patron, Kate Atkinson. At this special event, Kate was presented with the details of the fundraiser amount donated in honour for her birthday on behalf of Kate Atkinson Fan Page. Kate was touched and surprised, and very grateful, stating that this gift will be … Read More

Fictional horror stories to help victims living real-life horror stories

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We would like to thank Steve Dillon and all contributors to The Refugee Collection fundraiser. Steven generously offered to fundraise for Sanctuary and have so far they have raised a fantastic amount of $1,065 through online sales and $250 from an auction. This money will go towards providing an interest-free airfare loan to assist a Syrian refugee family to be … Read More

Raising Boys Fundraiser

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An evening for parents with Steve Biddulph (Sanctuary’s Patron) TUESDAY 9 JUNE 2015 Don’t miss this exceptional opportunity to be with the author of Raising Girls and Raising Boys. This special evening covers: • The three stages of boyhood • Keeping the special qualities of boys • The importance of dads – testosterone • Why boys love rough and tumble … Read More

David Helfgott Concert April 12, 2015 – Sold out!

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David Helfgott

David Helfgott will be performing Beethoven, Schubert, Liszt and Chopin at the Helfgott’s private home near Bellingen with guest Violinist Kate Thomson. The details of the concert are as follows: Date: Sunday April 12, 2015 Time: 2.30pm to 4.30pm Price: $65 per ticket Wine and nibbles will be served afterwards. Money raised will be used to directly support Sanctuary’s work … Read More

David Helfgott and Yantra De Vilder supporting refugees

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David Helfgott and Yantra De Vilder

International pianist David Helfgott will be performing some of the great romantics, Rachmaninov, Beethoven and Chopin. David Helfgott and Yantra De Vilder will be performing together, treating you to a fun improvisation. Award winning composer/performer Yantra, will be performing her inspired improvisation of Play of Light with stunning visuals. Date: November 23, 2013 Location: Bellingen Memorial Hall Time: promptly 8.00PM … Read More

Manhattan Project Fundraiser a great success!

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Stories from the other side fundraiser

Thanks so much to The Manhattan Project for holding a wonderful fundraiser on behalf of SAF and refugees last night. Donations will go towards assisting us with visa sponsorship and direct assistance to refugees overseas, including school fees and medical aid for orphans of war. Thank you to all those who attended and gave their support. The Manhattan Project’s mission … Read More

The 2012 Sanctuary Helfgott Concert for Refugees.

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There was a sharing of beautiful music, good food and wine, and moving stories at the recent Sanctuary Helfgott Concert for Refugees, held at the Helfgott’s private home. Jean and his sister Janine, ex-Congolese refugees, whose family  were sponsored by Sanctuary Australia Foundation (and settled by Sanctuary in  Bellingen) were guest speakers at the 2012 Sanctuary Helfgott  Recital . They … Read More

Helfgott Recital – A rare opportunity.

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David Helfgott Recital

The Helfgott’s will be opening their home in Gleniffer for a private soiree to be given by David Helfgott on 14 October at 4.00 pm to raise funds for the Sanctuary Australian Foundation in Coffs Harbour. Sanctuary is celebrating 25 years of sponsoring and supporting refugees from many war-torn parts of the world, relocating families in affiliated Sanctuary centres across … Read More