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A Night Out For Luca

A night out for Luca

Craft & Co, 390 Smith St, Collingwood

“A Night Out for Luca” was the Foundation’s third major fundraising event and it was a stunning success, attracting 130 guests, raising over $25,000, and achieving our target of supporting a neonatal intensive care cot at the Royal Children’s Hospital.

A highlight of the night was hearing guest speaker Dr Rod Hunt, Director of Neonatal Medicine at the Royal Children’s Hospital. His description of caring for Luca as a newborn in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit was moving and reminded everyone of how far Luca has come.

“I had a lot of very serious conversations with Rob and Lisa at the time about very severe brain injury, very severe kidney problems, and whether or not in fact this tiny little being would make it. … this very brave and strong little boy survived, to be the very happy, lovely, engaging little boy you see.“
– Dr Rod Hunt, Director of Neonatal Medicine at the Royal Children’s Hospital

Watch a presentation from the night:

See what the night was like in the photo gallery below.

Thank you to everyone who helped make this night such a success. So many community spirited and generous businesses and individuals contributed to a spectacular array of items for our silent auction and raffle which raised over $8000!.

Please keep these businesses in mind when making your next purchases.

All Nations Hotel
Ask the Mrs Cleaning Professionals
Balance Gymnastics
Bruna Picinalli
Carlton Football Club
Cartel & Willow
Derrick Wheeler
Eltham Deli

Eyebrow Artistry by Leah Campbell
Gerry Smith
Heavy Haulers
Indian Summer
Inflatable World Ringwood
Jaybel Designs

Jensen Fox Family

Juanita’s Beauty Secret
Little Flower Box
Machan Indian Restaurant
Made Establishment
Masci Hair & Spa
MDM Digital
Melbourne Rebels Rugby Team and Arvind David
Melissa Thomas
Mickys Fitness
Nillumbik Estate Winery
Pure Baby

Quirky Quilters of Aspendale
Reach Social Media

Sam Brizzi Boxing & Fitness
Simon Madden – “Winning”
Silverstone Volvo
Stephanie Ham
Storage King Craigieburn
Tennis Australia
The Craft & Co
The Edge Performance School
The Grand Hotel
Thinking Printing
Thompsons Pharmacy
Urth Hairdresser

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