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Put the ‘Fun’ in ‘Fundraising’ during Move for Mai-Wel

Put the ‘Fun’ in ‘Fundraising’ during Move for Mai-Wel We are all excited to Move for Mai-Wel this August. By walking, wheeling or running, we want to get hearts pumping, have some fun, all while helping to raise funds for the upgrade and development of infrastructure and recreational spaces within Mai-Wel’s homes and facilities! The Mai-Wel Group aims to create an array of spaces for people with a disability in which they can grow, learn and have fun. With funds going towards such a [...]

By |2021-01-15T19:00:06+11:0030th July, 2020|Events and Fundraising|

Tamburlaine Organic Wine offer!

Looking to refill your wine rack? Tamburlaine Organic Wines has a deal for you! Long-time Mai-Wel supporter, Tamburlaine Organic Wines, has teamed up with us for a fantastic fundraiser every wine-drinker will enjoy. For every case (that’s 12 bottles) of Tamburlaine Organic Wines sold, $50 will be donated to Mai-Wel! If you order 2 cases or more, Tamburlaine will double their donation to Mai-Wel, and will throw in free delivery. You may have tasted Tamburlaine’s Organic Wines at our past Mai-Wel events, they are delicious! To [...]

By |2020-07-22T11:29:25+10:0022nd July, 2020|Events and Fundraising|

It’s time to get active with Move for Mai-Wel!

It's time to get active with Move for Mai-Wel! 2020 has been a quiet year so far for events due to COVID-19, but this August, Mai-Wel is bringing a brand new virtual event to their online community and beyond - Move for Mai-Wel! The concept is simple; throughout the month of August, individuals or teams of "Movers” will challenge themselves to reach their own distance goal by the final day of the month. The aim for this event is not only [...]

By |2020-07-14T17:39:14+10:0014th July, 2020|Events and Fundraising|

Mai-Wel’s 10th Annual Gala Ball to be held in 2021

Last Saturday night, 2nd May 2020, would have been Mai-Wel’s 60th Anniversary Gala Ball celebration at the Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley and, while I do love the comfort of my own home, I, like many other Ball-goers was disappointed that I wasn’t frocking up for the occasion. While it was unfortunate we could not celebrate with our community and long-time supporters, I take comfort in knowing we have made the right decision early to postpone the event. I am delighted to announce that the Gala Ball will return in 2021 [...]

By |2021-01-15T19:02:13+11:004th May, 2020|COVID-19, Events and Fundraising|

COVID-19 and Mai-Wel events

In light of the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic threat, the decision has been made that all Mai-Wel events will be postponed until further notice. The health of participants, staff and wider community is of paramount importance to us and therefore this decision was made with their best interest at heart. Upcoming Mai-Wel events affected; * Creative Arts Album Launch at the Cabin Collective on 19 March, * Easter Hoi at Club Maitland City on 2 April, and * The Mai-Wel Annual Gala Ball at Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley on 2 May. [...]

By |2021-01-15T19:03:04+11:0017th March, 2020|Events and Fundraising, Good News Stories|

For an All-Inclusive Night of Opulence, Subsidised Tickets are Now Available for Mai-Wel’s 10th Annual Gala Ball!

The Mai-Wel Group is excited to announce it will once again be hosting the Annual Gala Ball to celebrate 60 years of supporting people with disability to live the life they choose. This year, Mai-Wel is thrilled to be offering subsidized tickets for people with disability and their support. General admission tickets are priced at $185, with a portion of this money being allocated to the subsidized ticket price of $50. To celebrate this momentous occasion in style, the event will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley [...]

By |2020-04-09T13:57:00+10:0010th March, 2020|Events and Fundraising|

Melbourne Cup event was a great success!

Melbourne Cup event raises funds for The Mai-Wel Group. For the third year, Hunter Recruitment Group and Biz Synergy hosted a Melbourne Cup event in support of The Mai-Wel Group. With each year the popular event has grown in numbers and in 2019 it was a sell out with 122 people taking the opportunity to enjoy a fun afternoon for the race that stops the nation. Held at The Whistler, guests enjoyed tasty drinks, delicious canapés and lunch, had the opportunity to participate in sweeps, Calcutta auction, raffle and watched a beautiful fashion parade [...]

By |2021-01-15T19:03:31+11:0022nd January, 2020|Events and Fundraising|

Live and Loud end 2019 with a bang!

Live and Loud end 2019 with a bang! In December 2019, Mai-Wel Creative Arts held the final Live and Loud for the year in celebration of International Day for People with Disability. Held at the Grand Junction Hotel in Maitland, the night consisted of performances by talented Creative Arts musicians and a special guest performance by Matt McLaren, finalist of Australia's Got Talent in 2016. In addition to the musical entertainment, fundraising initiatives were held on the night with proceeds allocated to Mai-Wel Creative Arts. Creative Arts musician [...]

By |2021-01-15T19:03:39+11:001st December, 2019|Events and Fundraising|

Celebrating Supported Employee Anniversaries

Celebrating Supported Employee Anniversaries Each September, Mai-Wel celebrates the long service and ongoing dedication of supported employees at the annual Supported Employee Anniversary Awards. In 2019, supported employees who have worked at Mai-Wel for 10, 15, 30, 35 and 40 years received awards of recognition from Mayor Cr Loretta Baker and Mai-Wel CEO, Lynne Graham. Friends, family and staff were there to celebrate the exciting professional milestones. Anniversaries included: 10 years: Leanne Gregory Leanne Reeve James Brown Tallis Rixon 15 years: Adam Harris Karen Hurst Rebecca Hurst Stephen [...]

By |2021-01-15T19:03:49+11:0016th September, 2019|Events and Fundraising, Supported Employment|
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