Supporters (page 2)

A few of the wonderful people raising funds for research to cure spinal cord injury.

Taking her work home…

SpinalCure’s Marketing & Events Coordinator, Kate Retallack is always ready to volunteer for a challenge. This year she clocked an impressive time in Sydney’s City2Surf fun-run raising over $1,300! Go Kate!

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Back for another year’s City2Surf

Thank you to Kara and the brave team Dubois-McNamara who returned to tackle the City2Surf’s Heartbreak Hill for a second year. The girls are inspired to run by their father who was paralysed in a motorbike accident.

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Pedalling from Perth to Melbourne

In 2009 a fit, young Sam Berry was involved in a terrible bicycle accident that left him with five broken vertebrae and just a “paper-width” between full recovery and never being able to walk again. Thankfully for Sam, it was…

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AFL Social Club’s Charity Bake Off

Our friends at the AFL in Melbourne held a Charity Bake Off this week to raise funds for research. Special guest judge Shane Delia from Melburne’s exclusive Maha Restaurant was joined by two staff judges to consider AFL staff offerings…

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Remembering Ricky Banister

Our condolences goes out to Ricky Bannister’s family and friends. Ricky fractured his C5 vertebrae on the 15th April 2013 after a horse riding accident. After 1 year and 6 months of fighting severe health issues Ricky sadly passed away,…

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Team Dubois take on the City 2 Surf

On the 9th August Sydney will be taken over by tens of thousands of runners joining the fun of the City to Surf. Amongst them will be Team Dubois: five siblings running for their father who lives with paraplegia after…

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Melissa takes on the Age Run

In June this year Melissa Williams’ friend Ben came off his motorbike and fractured his neck. Thankfully his spinal cord has survived intact and he’ll make a full recovery but as Melissa say’s “accidents do happen and not everyone will…

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Xander’s 1000Km ride for a cure

Over $20,000 raised! Go Xander! Not your average weekend cycle ride! In June 2014 Xander Beccari cycled from Brisbane to Wollongong — a journey of over 1000km — to raise funds for spinal cord injury research. Xander explains, “One of my good…

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A huge boost from ICAP Charity Day

Each year the ICAP offices around the world dedicate a full day of trading to charity. Since its inception, 21 years ago, ICAP Charity Day has raised over a staggering A$200 million! SpinalCure is honoured to have been included in…

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Gallagher Australia

International insurance broker Gallagher Australia held their inaugural Golf Day at Sydney’s verdant Killara course, on a blistering 37°C October afternoon. Thanks to the efforts of long-time SpinalCure supporter Andrew Quartermaine, and with the generous backing of Gallagher CEO Andrew…

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