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Diseases, Disorders & Medical Disciplines

All for Kara

For many of us, crossing a finish line once is a triumph, let alone crossing it seven times! During ...

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Shannon Doody

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Abbey McCulloch

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Lee Elliott

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Jamie Tidd

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Melissa Breen

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Trent Collett

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Andrew Biszczak

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Sarah Armstrong

Sarah is in fight mode. Since Sarah’s father was diagnosed with cancer in October 2016 he has had ...

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Bella Forbes

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Michael Pirone

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Rocka Entertainment

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Michelle Barillaro

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Jackie Baxter

Jackie is 55 and has lived with wet macular degeneration in both eyes for the past three years. A ...

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Luca Edwards

Every year families across Australia come together to celebrate the birthday of their loved ones. We ...

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Alan Murphy

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Finley Warren

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Nichole Scheuch

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Beau Anderson

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Robert Irwin

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Rachel & William

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Kelly Stamnas

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Greg McDermott

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Steve Wilson

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The Nic MacBean Cup

A touching tribute match

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Carol McKane

Unboxing the 'Taboo'

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Ian “Wax Me” Azzopardi

What a Ripper

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Lauren Murphy

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Denise Pratt

Bunnies helping babies

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Jo Emery

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Isobar Art Exhibition

Going, Going, Gone for a Good Cause

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Eliza Van Dyke

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Lucie Clark

From transplants to making tracks

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Maria Vamvouklis

Lipstick Motorbikes

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Joshua Clift

Chasing A Fairytale

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Cameron Brown

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Blake Jones

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Simone Sparkes

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Claire Tarr

A Brave Walk for a Truly Rare Disease

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Stewart and Harvey

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Walk to the South Pole

AMRRIC

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Walk to the South Pole

Headspace

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Troy Ratcliffe

Do good, feel good.

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John Mahoney

Best foot forward for those who need it

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Holly Faulkner

Holly fights Huntington's Disease

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Matt Gillett

My Art Kills Monsters

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Roopa Patel

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Ivy Atwell

Our Mighty Ivy

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Ken Parker

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Lucy Hollins

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Jessica Broome

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Dawn Schaffer

"I was fit and healthy...or so I thought"

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Daniel Kranz

A New Jindaboonda Postie Trek Tradition

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Wade McClelland

Bouncing Back from Bowel Cancer

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Youth Development

Troy Muscat

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Tiger Murray

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Tara Moss

End Domestic Violence, Full Stop.

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Olive & Joe

Fighting for a precious little life

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Leanne & Shelley

Setting the wheels in motion for good

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Caitie Emiris

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Earl & Mal

This is One Gruelling Aloha

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Mental Health & Crisis Intervention

Sarah Connor

To honour my partner, I will run.

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Melissa Troy

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Pam & Andy

Cherishing Young Life One Red Nose at a Time

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Jim Noort

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Evie La Faber

Many Hearts- One Cause

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Kylie Carde

Best foot forward to stamp out cancer

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Kane Benson

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William Hamer

My fight for John

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Helen and Bruce Jacobs

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Kerry Thomas

Supporting Women in Cambodia

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Danielle Raisher

The story of Shane Raisher

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Team safariFRANK

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Patrick Cooper

Ride of a Lifetime to Stop Domestic Violence

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Sophie Percival

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10 West Brainiacs

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Leigh and Pat

Running for Pat

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Luke Raffles

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Threapleton Family

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Maddison Leatherman

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Kieran Rowland

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Craig “Barbie” Sharpe

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Natasha Martin

Blessed With Braxton

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Chelsea Hallam

Laughter was the best medicine

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Brendon Beavan

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Fitzy & Wippa

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James Spokes

I will be very lucky to see my late twenties...I am only ten years old.

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Ruby and Rocky

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Community Improvement & Capacity Building

Tash Myers

Women Empowering Women

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Kris Amiet

Beating The Silent Killer

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James Holbeach

Two mates. One car. One incredible journey.

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Quests for Breasts

Three women. One incredible cause.

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Daniel Brash

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Community Improvement & Capacity Building

Kayak Bass Strait

Three Mates Paddle to Stop Homelessness

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Anne Casey

Getting Gutsy for GI Cancer

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Scott Guerini

Scott’s Great Walk for Telethon

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Karen Platt

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Rosie Batty

From Australian of the Year to wildlife ambassador

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Kin Kin State School

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Matthew Daniels

To Cad's memory and to those who never had the chance to meet him

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Mike Trench

Incredible lengths to fight cancer

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Community Improvement & Capacity Building

Chloe Crocker

No one should ever watch their father suffer

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Janine Gardner

Perspiration with a purpose

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Kirsty Melvin

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Spencer Stuart

Cystic Fibrosis: In my own words

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Nadja Edwards

Diagnosed at just 10 months with mitochondrial disease

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Joel Knott

Crossing Australia in honour of my father

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Natalie Bunworth

Jai's Falcons unite

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Education

Richard Jones

MH17: Through tragedy came triumph

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Heiko Maurer

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Mental Health & Crisis Intervention

Kossie in Cossies

5 mates trekking to the summit of Mt. Kosciuszko in winter in cossies to fight depression

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Belinda Weihen

No symptoms, no family history... just really unlucky.

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Sally Heppleston

In memory of my baby girl Hope who we barely had the chance to meet

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Diseases, Disorders & Medical Disciplines

Someone I love needed a cure… you can help be the change!

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Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking Foundations

The only thing holding you back is yourself.

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Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking Foundations

The Starlight foundation do a lot of good work improving the lives of children who don’t have much joy in their lives

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I have dedicated my life to being a Wildlife Warrior, speaking for those who cannot speak for themselves.

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Maxwell Shearer

Even chemotherapy couldn't hold Maxwell back from training for his big day.

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Scott Feigan

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All For Trace

Dedicating the next chapter of his life to Trace’s memory

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Youth Development

Let’s do everything we can to make sure all kids feel loved

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Joey Lynch

I'm not ready to give up fighting

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Rebecca Harvey

Tigers are the most loved animals on the planet but they aren't protected.

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Two of the most important men in my life now face the same battle, which is so heartbreaking.

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Justin Grose

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Michael Gentin

Because I said I would.

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Medical Research

I realised there’s never a perfect moment to do something, you have to just do it.

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Elizabeth Hook

Whilst Andrew's final battle was against leukemia, his longest battle was against his mental health ...

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Food, Agriculture & Nutrition

James Conigrave

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Public Safety, Disaster Preparedness & Relief

I do not know what the solution is…I just know that I want my 1 and 4 year old daughters to be growing up in a better world.

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Nigel Farrow

A father's love taking him to the ends of the earth to save his daughters life.

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Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking Foundations

We are all on this planet to live as one and we can all reach out a helping hand in many different ways.

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Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy

Karalyn Shaw

The Shaw Family and the Thousand Paper Cranes

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Public Safety, Disaster Preparedness & Relief

Don’t sit and wait for someone else to do it.

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Community Improvement & Capacity Building

I hold this issue very close to my heart and I am very passionate about making a real difference.

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No-one should be defined by what they can’t do.

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Education

Aileen Liu

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Door to Dirt

Promoting mental health through physical discomfort

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Education

Team Lasallian Foundation

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Health Care

Brain injury is a life changing experience for all of the wrong reasons, let’s educate and prevent this happening to anyone.

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Flight Beyond

Best friends soar to new heights for mental health

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Zara Smith

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Team Dynomotive

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Nicole & Dave Anderson

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Team Johnson

Three kids finding their way guided by dogs!

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Sunil Jassal

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Monica Huynh

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Blake Ross

He lost his ability to walk and now he is running

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Ross Carless

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Margot Whittington

How my husband's cancer changed our life

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Team Shifty

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Mick Ryan

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Jasmin Koric

6 days, $40,000 and new hope for her twin brother

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Will Ashley

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Emily Gan

A Battle Lost to Cancer, A War Won By Love

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Chris Scheib

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Public Safety, Disaster Preparedness & Relief

$3 can buy you a coffee in Australia but in Nepal, it can save a life – no kidding.

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Door to Dirt

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Charlie Chaplin

“You'll never find a rainbow if you're looking down”

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Millie

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Yuko Frost

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Luke Moodie

4 small wheels and 1 enormous heart worn on his sleeve

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Naomi and Jamil

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Medical Research

“We’re a ‘contribution family’. Giving is always at the forefront of our minds. We come first and then we give. Even when we had no money to ...

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Camille Slobe

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James Meyer

They played the longest squash game ever for kids in need

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International, Foreign Affairs & National Security

Paul Guest

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Medical Research

“It’s hard getting so close to patients — we build a relationship and then I have to say goodbye,” she says. “I felt like there had to be ...

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Michael Quinn

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Chantel Dodd

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Filli Kaoullas

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Team Toby Wigglebottom

A difficult story, told in her words

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Fella and Tidda

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Education

“To see pictures of the school library in Cambodia… to get a sense of what 20,000 books look like going into the hands of children who sometimes ...

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Keith Daddow

Cancer, Kilimanjaro and the concept of 'contribution'

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Amy Flint

Getting in deep in the heart of Borneo for Orang-utans

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Sheldon Leiberman

It’s incredible how far you can come on a treadmill

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Tom and Edward

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Medical Research

“I feel a sense of achievement through doing different things and proving to people that if you want to do something, just do it. Stop making ...

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Brothers Reid

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Isabel Dow

Turtle Saviour. Triathlete. Twelve.

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Housing & Shelter

UrbanDura Boys

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Jacob French

$100,000 Raised On A Journey Across Australia

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Education

Tristan Bancks

Building a bridge to literacy, one book at a time

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Elise Clark-Higham

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International, Foreign Affairs & National Security

Ian Stark

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Guga and Gua Alencar

Educating the Children of Haiti through Soccer

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Mark Paul

27 Dreadlocks Cut, Countless Children Helped

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Beverly Sills

“There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.”

Medical Research

David Levin

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“Look, I hope in the future he knows the story… knows what I did… so he knows what he meant to us. He’s definitely got some tough times ahead. ...

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Elena Rowland

A Corporal Gives Everything She Can to Help Vets in Need

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Medical Research

Sloane Carvell

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Paul F. Davis

“Go where you are celebrated, not merely tolerated.”

Youth Development

Alex Watling

Taking On An Entire Continent For Kids

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Health Care

“Everyone deserves to live their best life. CPEC helps children with cerebral palsy do that.”

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Youth Development

Shanell Mouland

GoTeamKate: A Mother’s Quest to Raise Autism Awareness

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Ellis Longhurst

Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse and Saving Australia’s Cats with One Epic Race

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Public Safety, Disaster Preparedness & Relief

Chevonne Arrowsmith

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“We didn’t see any Orang-utans, but we saw they’d been nearby. That was exciting enough. You don’t just see an Orang-utan. That’s the point ...

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Youth Development

Zoe McBeth

Turning a passion into a force for good

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Dan Carnegie

“People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.”

Animal Related

Delaney Drury and Celtic Charms

How a non-profit therapeutic riding center changed a little girl's life.

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Eleanor Roosevelt

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”

George Eliot

“It is never too late to be what you might have been.”

Animal Related

“It makes me proud that there’ll be something for future generations to look at.”

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International, Foreign Affairs & National Security

Shannon Carr

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Andrew Owens

Giving It All, One Hair At A Time

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Medical Research

“She wasn’t strong enough to hold her own head up. But she was giving me the strength to overcome my terrible anxiety and entertain people.”

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Education

The Lorschy Family

A Family Works Together to Change the World

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Sir Winston Churchill

“Never give up on something that you can't go a day without thinking about.”

International, Foreign Affairs & National Security

Bill McDonald

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Ben O’Brien

A Birthday Toast to Good Friends and a Great Cause

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“I cannot breathe for him, but I can run.”

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Kyle Sorensen

A 10-Year-Old Goes the Distance for Melanoma Research

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Jo-Anne Crowther

Improving Cancer Care from The Great Wall of China and Beyond

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Steve Maraboli

“Sometimes the greatest thing to come out of all your hard work isn't what you GET for it, but what you BECOME for it.”

Will Rogers

“Never let yesterday use up too much of today.”

Health Care

Diane Marthick

A Son Lost to Cancer, A Mountain Climbed In His Memory

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