We are thrilled to announce that because of your incredibly generous support, together we raised $600,000 at the recent “Everything is Possible” Gala Dinner presented by Prestige Cars Group! But that is not all…..everyone who pledged or bought a bone had their donation and impact doubled by philanthropists Nicola and Andrew Forrest, bringing the total raised to a whopping, record-breaking $1,025,000!
Thank you to everyone that attended and donated on the night – we are overwhelmed and so grateful for your support of a cure for paralysis!
A huge, heartfelt thank you to Damien and Amanda Holley and the team at Prestige Cars Group for supporting the Gala Dinner as our Presenting Partner. To our Gold Sponsors; Maritimo, BOQ Business, Hickey Lawyers, CorpSure, Nova Press and Molmike Medical – we are incredibly grateful for your support. To Chad Lemming from Nova Press, thank you for providing the wonderful program for the evening.
Thank you to our Cure Crusader Sponsors; Christina Stephens, Dr Kee Ong Monash IVF, Griffith University, Shine Lawyers, CareMatch, gig as well as our Event Partners, The Star Gold Coast and Dreamweavers.
Thank you to our incredible Auctioneer Andrew Bell and all of our Live Auction Prize Donors. To all of our silent auction prize donors and raffle donors – thank you.
To the incredible team of 30 amazing volunteers who gave up their Saturday night – thank you for helping us, we could not do this without you! A very special shout-out to Kaye Hastie for going above and beyond for us always!
Thank you to all of our generous guests who dug deep in support of our shared goal to get to a human clinical trial and ultimately a cure for paralysis, all 670 of you!
We would like to make special mention of the individuals, organisations and businesses who generously pledged a gift as part of the ‘Cure Partners’ initiative supporting the Cell Transplantation and Rehabilitation Human Clinical Trial with a donation over $5,000 received in 2023 at our Gala Dinner.
Our Cure Partners raised an incredible $396,000.
Paul Cronin $50,000
Jonathan & Georgia Drew, Drew Group $50,000
David & Rachel Fitch $35,000
Marcus Dore & Eva Milic $25,000
Ryan & Bec Holsheimer $25,000
Tom & Megan Ray $25,000
Dan Marino $20,000
Dr Kee Ong & Selena Young $15,000
Buatava Family & CareMatch Family $11,000
Kim Lemming, Print247 Pty Ltd (Ditto Press) $10,000
Peter & Margie Hay, Hay Family Benevolent Fund $10,000
Max and Deidre Collie $10,000
David & Kath Swain, Stronger Together for Spinal $10,000
James Taylor $6,000
Dean and Candice Weintrop, Blackdot Group PTY LTD $5,000
Boutique Business House $5,000
Darren and Samantha Taylor, Braeside at Gin House Creek Estate $5,000
David and Monique Aitken, DA Project Management $5,000
Jayden & Emma Bromiley $5,000
Neil Kumar $5,000
Nick & Cas Stone, Stone Group Lawyers Pty Ltd $5,000
Peter & Trudy Dempsey $5,000
Todd Matheson $5,000
Tom Barry-Cotter, Maritimo (MFG) International Pty Ltd. $5,000
Tom Walsh, Walsh Accountants $5,000
Holistic Nursing Solutions $5,000
Jim Barrett and Genny Kroll-Rosen, Making Strides $5,000
Jo Ramsey $5,000
Look Enterprises PL $5,000