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Youth Opportunities – Golf Day

Youth Opportunities recently held a charity golf day at the Glenelg Golf Club which the Foundation was lucky enough to be able to assist with. Through Perks and the Perks Foundation, we were able to support the Golf Day by managing the scenic and challenging Hole 5. Volunteers went down throughout the day to hand […]

Hutt St Centre – Breakfast Assistance

The Hutt St Centre does a fantastic job in assisting the homelessness. They aim to confront the causes and consequences of homelessness by preventing it at the source, addressing its manifestations, and by reducing its reoccurrence. It offers a safe place of hope, warmth and belonging, providing essential and professional services to meet the needs of homeless and […]

Perks Foundation Cricket Tournament

We were so lucky with the glorious weather we had on Sunday 28th February for our Perks Charity Cricket Day, which took place at Glenunga Sports & Social Club. A huge thank you to our sponsors and all who were involved in making this fun event a great success!   Funds raised are going to Variety SA, […]

Christmas HatMagdalene Centre – Christmas Assitance

Each year, AnglicareSA through the Magdalene Centre provides free Christmas food and toys to hundreds of disadvantaged individuals and families. The Perks community has been collecting together donations throughout the past month to assist this worthy cause. This week, 24 of the staff then volunteered their time to head to the Magdalene Centre and assist […]

NYC Marathon – Photos

All of the Perks Foundation runners have now returned from their amazing experience in completing the New York marathon. Not only did they all complete the marathon which is a tremendous achievement, they have managed to raise over $120,000 towards the foundation. They have been kind enough share some of their photos, which can be […]

NYC Marathon Wrap – Belinda Butler

Running the New York marathon is one of the toughest and most amazing things that I have done in my life and I would love to share some of my memories with you. As you would expect, security was of the highest standard on race day. Lots of check-points, do’s and don’ts, rules and regulations. […]

Perks FoundationKim Bigg – New York Marathon Training Update

Less than a week to go before the marathon, and final major run completed on Sunday in Adelaide (16km). Just a small run (10km Tuesday) and then on to new York. The training for the marathon seems to have gone on forever, but it has been mostly enjoyable, and I am now ready to get […]

Jenny Dunn – New York Marathon Training Update

Wow – what a journey. So excited/ nervous that it’s only 2 weeks from the big day. All up, it will be 8 months of training learning how to run distance and getting in the required training. I’ve gone from being able to run 3km at the start to my longest run to date of […]

Perks Foundation -New York MarathonCK Lim – New York Marathon Training Update

With just over two weeks to go before the New York marathon in November, it is hard to believe how quickly the 8 months since I was chosen by Perks to run the marathon has passed. In these 8 months, I can confidently say that I have ran more kilometres that I ever have in […]

Belinda ButlerBelinda Butler – New York Marathon Training Update

Less than 4 weeks to go until the New York Marathon and one big milestone 34km run being the Operation Flinders challenge, after that I will start to taper off my runs in preparation for the big one. Being a first-timer I have taken on board lots of advice since I started running in February […]