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Dine with the Champions

Fundraising sports dinner

Dine with the Champions 2018 - Sacredheartmission

On Thursday 28 February 2019, Sacred Heart Mission’s annual Dine with the Champions event raised amazing funds for Sacred Heart Mission’s Kick Start Wellbeing and Activities Program.

Dine with the Champions is a fabulous mix of sporting greats, delicious food and excellent company, which kicks major goals for Kick Start. It is one of the most popular events on the Sacred Heart Mission annual events calendar, attracting sporting greats including Olympic medallists, Sports Hall of Famers and AFL stars.

Dine with the Champions event 2019

Participants enjoyed a delicious dinner in the Dining Room at Cricket Victoria, based in the CitiPower Centre at Junction Oval. This year’s event was hosted by leading sports broadcaster, presenter and producer Tiffany Cherry. The great Archie Thompson, AFL players Dan Hannebery, Marcus Bontempelli and Mason Cox and many more sporting greats talked about what makes them tick, their triumphs and their tribulations.

Our Kick Start Program

Sacred Heart Mission’s Kick Start Program offers individualised support to people, to help them participate in sport and recreation, addressing their physical and mental health and their drug and alcohol use. Kick Start supports them to be independent and build positive experiences of the community, from learning about healthy diets to playing tennis, cricket and football, swimming and joining a gym. All activities are free and transport is provided. Some of the activities offered include: football, cricket, swimming, tennis, yoga, bowling, fishing, walking groups, movie afternoons and mystery day trips.

Dine with the Champions is supported by a committee of passionate sporting enthusiasts, known as Mission Possible.

** With thanks to the Mission Possible Committee: Paul Ryan (Chair), Torsten Kasper, Paul Higgins, Paul Smith, Jeremy De Zylva, Shaun Richardson, Sheridan Jones and Tiffany Cherry

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0128,000Meals served through our meals program over the last year
070959Hours contributed by our volunteers over the last year
06,476Responses at our Women’s House over the last year
Sacred Heart Mission respectfully acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land on which we operate our services. We pay our respects to the ongoing living cultures of Aboriginal peoples, and to Elders past, present and future.
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