The sixth biennial Mayor’s Charity Ball was held on Saturday, May 29, 2021. The sell out event raised $101,565.60 for four 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 $493,366.41 or local charities.
Thank you, Gladstone Region!
The four worthy beneficiaries for the 2021 Santos GLNG Mayor’s Charity Ball are:
- Gladstone MindCare
- Nhulundu Health Service
- Roseberry Qld
- The Zonta Club of Gladstone
Gladstone Mindcare is a charity that is working with the Gladstone community to provide a space for mental health, alcohol and other drugs and allied services to work collaboratively to improve accessibility, information and support for mental health, alcohol and other drug challenges to the Gladstone community.
Their work is all about bringing people and community together, recognising that so many of us are impacted by mental health.
Gladstone Mindcare within a collective impact framework which ensures their work is guided by the people of the Gladstone community. They connect directly with the community through many channels to ensure all voices are heard.
Nhulundu Health Service
The Gladstone Region Aboriginal and Islander Community Controlled Health Service (GRAICCHS), trading as Nhulundu Health Service, is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation which has been operating for more than 20 years in Gladstone and the greater Central Queensland Region.
GRAICCHS is a multi-faceted Human and Social Services provider that is responsible for the delivery of integrated comprehensive primary health care, aged care, health education and promotion programs and community support services in the Gladstone Region.
They also provide programs under the Close the Gap and Council of Australian Government (COAG) initiatives
Roseberry Qld – Gladstone branch
Roseberry QId directly supports and connects with members of the Gladstone Region through delivery of programs with youth and families, as well as community housing properties, their youth shelter and their work with young people living independently in the community.
Roseberry is an approved housing provider with the Department of Housing and Public Works and currently tenancy manage 111 community housing properties, including eight indigenous housing properties, one affordable housing and three crisis accommodation units; as well as two youth shelters in Gladstone and Rockhampton.
Roseberry has a Transition to Independent living program working to help young people transition to a successful independent life from crisis accommodation
Zonta Club of Gladstone
Zonta Club of Gladstone raises awareness and supports local women and children through its International Woman's Day Events, Chaplaincy Programs at local high schools, Breast Cancer Cushion Workshops and, on an international level, the Birthing Kit Workshops.
The Club partners with vital local organisations such as Coordinated Community Response to Domestic and Family Violence (CCRDFV), Women's Health Centre, Mentoring Mothers, Roseberry Dignity Hub and Act for Kids.
Zonta Club of Gladstone services all areas of the Gladstone Region.