What a weekend! We are proud to announce that on 1st and 2nd March 2014 32 new Fair Gamers graduated from our training program here in Perth. Senior committee members and program coordinators put our new volunteers through their paces completing physical challenges in the 38 degree heat, preparing them for road trips later this year. Our training includes cultural awareness supported by Central TAFE and some handy hints on 4wd skills. We offered a diverse range of session styles […]Read More
With the start of the new year we were able to visit a new community for Fair Game in the Mid-West: Yalgoo. Julianne, Dave and Claire had spent a very hot weekend in January in Yalgoo donating equipment to the shire to be used in the town’s new Rage Cage sports facility. There was a good turn out considering the 47 degree heat and we made good use of the water park between games of indoor cricket, basketball, Wedge Tail […]Read More
On 20 January 2014, Fair Game sent Matt (Kimberley coordinator), Jill (Healthy Communities coordinator ), Charlie (snr Fair Gamer) and two Notre Dame 2nd year medical students, Jonno and Chris, to the Kimberley, to donate recycled sports equipment and inspire healthy communities in the Derby and the Fitzroy Valley Regions. Straight off the plane and en route to Derby, the team stopped in at Pandanus Park, a community that had not previously been visited by Fair Game. The community leader, […]Read More
Each year, Rio Tinto employees are given the opportunity to forgo their yearly Christmas gift to donate back to the community. This year 1300 employees opted into the program and the lucky chosen charities were Headspace, Lifeline, Street Doctors, Edmund Rice Camps and Fair Game. For Fair Game, this money will go towards delivering our healthy communities messages throughout Western Australia in 2014. A huge thankyou to Rio Tinto and their employees! (From left to right) Kevin Knapp, Edmund Rice […]Read More
Fair Game founder John van Bockxmeer and a team of volunteer Fair Gamers surprised the community of Mowanjum in the Kimberley with a Christmas sports carnival. 140 items of pre-loved and new sports equipment donated from Perth, Broome and Derby were wrapped with messages of festive joy. Garnduwa supported the event and the Mowanjum community came together for a bbq before a Christmas concert. At the end of the sports activities children were given a Christmas present each and there […]Read More
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