I recently had the honour of meeting Catherine Freeman and enjoyed discussing the important work done by the Cathy Freeman Foundation (CFF) to help Indigenous children experience their potential in school, and beyond.
CFF currently works with 1600 school-aged children and their families by partnering with four remote Indigenous communities across Australia; Palm Island & Woorabinda in Queensland and Wurrumiyanga & Galiwin’ku in the Northern Territory. CFF facilitates five key education programs for students from Pre-Prep to Year 12.
In 2014, I was pleased to help Heidi Wane, who is a very active supporter of the CFF, by donating a BBQ so that committed volunteers can raise money by holding ‘sausage sizzle’ events.
This year, I have committed to join Catherine Freeman and run with Team Freeman in the Melbourne Marathon on Sunday 18 October. During the past two years runners have helped to raise a total of $115,000 via the Melbourne Marathon and this year they are aiming to raise well in excess of $50,000.
Thank you for your support.
To join Team Freeman or for more information, visit http://www.cathyfreemanfoundation.org.au/teamfreeman.