News from Shadforth
26 May 2016
By Shadforth Financial Group
Stepping up for MS
This year we were the supporting partner of The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Western Australia’s ‘Step Up for MS’. On Sunday 1 May participants climbed 1,103 steps (53 flights of stairs) to the top of Central Park, which is Perth’s tallest building, to raise money for the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Western Australia (MSWA). Staff from our Western Australian office participated in the event with their families or volunteered their time.
Terry Dillon, Head of Shadforth for Western Australia said, “Step Up for MS was a great opportunity for us to support MSWA and the important work they do in our community. At Shadforth, we also strive to make a positive difference to the communities we work in, so supporting MSWA seemed a great fit for our business”.
This year Step Up for MS is celebrating its tenth anniversary with more than 7,000 people stepping up over the past ten years and helping raise $1.3 million for MSWA.
MSWA is a non-government, not-for-profit organisation. The money they raise goes to providing care, support and services to people living with MS and other neurological conditions in Western Australia. MSWA has been one of our clients for over six years.
Driving better health through research
Our Tasmanian office held a charity golf day on Friday 29 April with all proceeds donated to the Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH) Research Foundation.
James Louw, Head of Shadforth for Tasmania, was delighted to present a cheque for $8,000 from our Shadforth charity golf day to Heather Francis, CEO of the RHH Research Foundation. The funds raised at the golf day will be used by the Research Foundation to fund a Research Starter Grant in 2017. Our Shadforth Tasmania offices are passionate about supporting local medical research and look forward to continuing to support the work of the RHH Research Foundation.
About the RHH Research Foundation
The RHH Research Foundation has foscussed on supporting research into medical conditions and approaches to healthcare that are particularly relevant to the Tasmanian community, investing almost $7 million to support project undertaken by local clinicians.