2 years ago

When:
13 October, 2016

Location:
UNSW

Organised by:
ARC - UNSW Student Life


UNSW community unite to FUNdraise for our inspiring neighbors at Sydney Children's Hospital Foundation! Together we can make a massive difference for tiny people! Every donation helps :) Do good. Phil' Good!

#ArcPhil #FunAThon

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WHAT IS THE FUN-A-THON?
Our landmark Phil' event is just around the corner - The Phil' Fun-A-Thon! Its 24 hours of continuous running, jumping, singing, dancing and heaps more to increase awareness of and raise funds for Child Life and Music Therapy.

WHAT IS PHIL'?
Phil’ is Arc - UNSW Student Life's brand new student-led philanthropy initiative. It’s an opportunity to unite the entire UNSW community - students, staff and local residents behind a common charitable cause. For our inaugural year we’re aiming to raise $30,000 for Child Life and Music Therapy at Sydney Children's Hospital Foundation.

WHO IS DOING THE FUN-A-THON?
10 fantastic teams of 10 fantastic individuals will participate, with at least 2 members from each team movin' and groovin' at all times. The teams are from all wakes of UNSW life - from student societies, and student groups to UNSW staff team! Each hour they will play and compete

HOW CAN I DONATE?
Jump on your smartypants phone or your big ole computer and head to www.phil.everydayhero.com/au/arcphil.
- $10 buys a box of bubbles, a timeless trick for calming children
- $20-35 gets high quality baby toys for little people in isolation
- $65 is enough for a special medical distraction toy called a buzzy
- $150 will buy a portable DVD player for children who aren't quite ready for playtime
- $250 gets highly specialised sensory toys
- $1061 will help fund a week of work for a part time Music Therapist of Child Life Therapist ($55,140 will get them for the year!)
Even small donations can make a big difference in a little person's life.

HOW CAN I GET INVOLVED?
If you're a bit strapped for cash then come cheer on our participants! All the activities a safe and fun for old and young. At midday on the 14th of October the participants will be finishing their endurathon and you should celebrate with them!

WHO ELSE IS GETTING INVOLVED?
The Fun-A-Thon would not be possible without the support of Arc student volunteers and Arc staff members at Roundhouse, The Whitehouse, The Grad Shop UNSW, Arc Sport UNSW and Arc at UNSW Art & Design!

Beyond our organisation we have to thank UNSW (The University of New South Wales) for getting behind us. Sunrise, YMCA NSW, Sydney FC, and Ultimate Silent Disco have been instrumental to the activities our participants that get moving and shaking.

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To donate, go to the site below. You can donate to a participant, a team or the cause at large!
>www.phil.everydayhero.com/au/arcphil

For more information about Phil', head over to our site: >www.arc.unsw.edu.au/more/phil

To learn more about Sydney Children’s Hospital and their fantastic work, visit their site
>www.schf.org.au