With one month until The Kids’ Cancer Project’s Official Netball Charity Day on Saturday 1 June, Netball NSW staff today celebrate the milestone by wearing crazy socks to work.
As part of the festivities at Anne Clark Centre, a tasty morning tea was provided and all staff made a gold coin or note donation towards the wonderful work conducted by The Kids’ Cancer Project.
Netball NSW is encouraging our netball family and friends to join us in raising money from your crazy fundraising ideas on Saturday June 1.
Last year, 28 Associations from around New South Wales took part in a fun-filled day of ‘crazy’ hat, hair and socks at local netball courts and raised an amazing $24,000 for vital childhood cancer research.
Associations and Clubs can host either a ‘crazy hair’ or ‘crazy sock’ day – or come up with your own idea! In return, players make a gold coin donation to help bring hope to kids with cancer.
Netball NSW CEO, Carolyn Campbell said today’s exercise was a timely, yet fun way of making the one month milestone.
“There were plenty of giggles around the office as staff arrived to work this morning, but also a sense of pride with the money raised by our efforts,” said Carolyn.
“The Kids’ Cancer Project do such important work, and taking part in their Official Netball Charity Day is a fun and inclusive way of raising awareness and funds for vital research for the hard to cure childhood cancers.”
Thirteen Associations have already signed up for a 2013 Netball Season Hair & Crazy Sock Day including Baulkham Hills Shire Netball Association, Blacktown City Netball Association, Camden & District NA, Cowra Netball Association, Forbes Netball Association, Illawarra Netball Association, Ku-ring-Gai Netball Association, Mt Druitt Netball Association, Parramatta-Auburn Netball Association, Penrith Netball Association, Shoalhaven Netball Association, Southern Highlands Netball Association and Wollondilly Netball Association.
“We want to send a huge thank you to the Associations which have already signed up in 2013 and together we are hoping that the netball community could collectively host over 28 Crazy Hair & Sock Days in 2013, thus breaking the record set last year…we think we can get there together!”
Netball Associations, clubs or even teams (maybe on a training night?) can host their own Crazy Hair and Sock Days on any date – with the official Netball Charity Day on Saturday 1 June.
To register your interest, visit The Kids’ Cancer Project website to download a registration form: www.thekidscancerproject.org.au.
You can also call Kim Babbage from The Kids’ Cancer Project on 02 8394 7777.