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21 June 2024

Colorful Socks and Big Hearts

Christ the Priest School raised $528.90 for Ali, a student undergoing Leukemia treatment, by wearing colorful socks. This initiative, led by Principal Adele Vesty, demonstrated the community's support and compassion, benefiting the Abbey Solo Foundation.

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Connecting Communities: Bunnings Gathering

Malia and Monica joined the Bunnings Community Partnership gathering, engaging with local groups like Lions Club and Footscray Rotary. So grateful for Bunnings' support in our community efforts. Here's a quick recap!

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Gratitude to Signora Claudia Moglia

Discover the heartwarming tale of Claudia Moglia, a woman of unwavering generosity whose legacy lives on through her daughter Elena's touching tribute to the Abbey Solo Foundation.

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Remembering Harold Mitchell: A Legacy of Generosity and Support

We were deeply saddened by the sudden passing of Harold Mitchell in February 2024. As a titan in business and philanthropy, the support of the Harold Mitchell Foundation touched countless lives, including ...

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Meet Zahra, Our Very Own Superhero

Meet Zahra, our very own superhero. We were thrilled to have her toss the coin to kick off our 2024 T20. Zahra's battle with Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS) began when her family rushed her to the Emergency...

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Meet Olivia : Championing Youth Advocacy through the AbSTAR Youth Committee

Olivia, President of the AbSTAR Youth Committee, shares a deep bond with Abbey, her childhood BFF. Their friendship blossomed through shared experiences, including visits to Abbey at the RCH.

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Meet Ella : The Heart of AbSTAR's Youth Committee

Meet Ella, Vice President of the AbSTAR Youth Committee. At 17, Ella shares a profound friendship with Abbey, cultivated since infancy.

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Empowering Young Hearts: Novalie's Journey from Patient to Leader

Meet Novalie, Vice President of the AbSTAR Youth Committee. Diagnosed with leukemia at the age of 5, Novalie has been a patient at RCH for five years.

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Past Event

Run for Alofa : Running with Purpose

Akat Mayoum #Run4Alofa

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Past Event

Row for Alofa : Michelle and Monica's Dragon Boat Adventure

Michelle Robinson #Row4Alofa

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Alofa October: Celebrating Love and Legacy in Memory of Abbey Solo

The touching journey of the annual Grief Walk, evolving into "Alofa October," a celebration of love and remembrance, honoring Abbey Solo's legacy while embracing new beginnings and community solidarity.

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Empowering the Next Generation: Olivia's Inspiring Speech at the AbSTAR Youth Committee Launch

Olivia shares her heartfelt connection with Abbey, the inspiration behind their mission.

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How Novalie's 'BEE KIND' Artwork Raised $5000 for Charity : Grafico and Novalie Collaborate

Discover how Grafico and Novalie, known for her iconic BEE KIND artwork, unite for a charitable cause, marking a remarkable journey from TV fame to philanthropy!

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