The Apollo Bay & District Health Foundation is extremely proud and excited to be the OFFICIAL CHARITY of the Great Ocean Road Running Festival for the ninth year and to be able to provide a direct benefit back to communities located along the race route.
Given continued cuts to government spending coupled with over 2.8 million visitors a year, our small communities must generate additional funding to maintain and improve health services for locals and visitors alike.
Since inception in 1999 the Health Foundation have distributed over $380,000 in grants to the local community and over $240,000 has been distributed from the Great Ocean Road Marathon/Running Festival for 7 years. See a full list of grants we’ve given and organisations who’ve benefited from the Health Foundation in the last 20 years on our website www.abhealthfoundation.org.
Please help us by giving something back to our local communities who are supporting you at this iconic event.
If you’re registered to run in any of the events of the Running Festival you can sign up with Grassrootz to fundraise and select the Apollo Bay & District Health Foundation as your Charity.
To set up your own Fundraising Page, go directly to Apollo Bay & District Health Foundations Grassrootz account here & and select ‘start fundraising’.
If you’d like to make a donation directly to the Apollo Bay & District Health Foundation you can…
If you’ve participated previously you’ll know what a tremendous job the Volunteers do…
The Apollo Bay & District Health Foundation source and organise all of the volunteers from Wye River to Apollo Bay so that your Running Festival experience will be a great one. We were thrilled with your enthusiastic comments on social media about the enthusiasm and support provided to you by our Volunteers – it was overwhelming!
If you would like to volunteer for the Great Ocean Road Running Festival and raise some funds for your local community group (Apollo Bay & District and along the GOR to Wye River) or the Apollo Bay & District Health Foundation itself, please contact Pip on 0417 582 407 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Apollo Bay & District Health Foundation Inc.
PO Box 140, Apollo Bay VIC 3233
(03) 5237 7399
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