The seventh biennial Mayor’s Charity Ball was held on Saturday, May 27, 2023. The sell out event raised $123,517.42 for three local beneficiaries.
The event brings the community together to experience a gala evening of food, wine, music and dancing, all the while fundraising for local charities.
To date, the Mayor’s Charity Ball has collectively raised approximately $616.883.83 for local charities.
Thank you, Gladstone Region!
The charities that have been chosen to benefit from the funds raised at the event are as follows:
Quoin Island Turtle Rehabilitation Centre is the only organisation dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of sick and injured (critically) endangered sea turtles in the Gladstone region, and involves members of the local community in their care. Facebook page
Zonta Club of Gladstone raises awareness and supports local women and children through its International Woman's Day Events, Scholarships at local primary schools and CQU, Chaplaincy Programs at local high schools, Breast Cancer Cushion Workshops and, on an international level, the Birthing Kit Workshops. Website
Gladstone Animal Rescue Group Inc accepts the unwanted cats and dogs from the Gladstone Regional Council area and provides food, companionship, vaccinations, worm and flea treatment as well as all vet care including desexing prior to rehoming to forever homes. Website
Please direct any questions relating to the Mayor’s Charity Ball to the Community Events team via phone: (07) 4977 8615 or email CommunityEvents@gladstone.qld.gov.au