COVID RESPONSE TO LOW INCOME FAMILIES
Low income families in rural Sri Lanka are suffering due to COVID.
Shanthi Foundation stepped in to distribute a dry rations package to 300 low income families in 3 villages in Mihinthale, Sri Lanka. This pack comprised of Samba Rice 5 Kg, Lentils 1 kg, Sugar 1 Kg, Milk Powder 400g, Onions 1 kg, Potatoes 1 kg, Tea 250g, Salmon 1 tin and Biscuits. This package cost AUD 20 (or equivalent amount in LKR or other currencies).
The distribution of these packs was successfully completed on the 23rd of May!
Thank you to our generous donors.
SRI LANKA APPEAL – EASTER SUNDAY BOMBINGS RELIEF WORK
Tharusha Jayasena coordinated a fundraising lunch at Four Brave Women Restaurant to raise funds for those affected by the Easter Sunday bombings. The funds raised through this appeal were used by Shanthi Foundation to provide bereavement, psycho-social and spiritual support to the patients and families affected by the Easter Sunday Bombings.
BOLLYWOOD IN BRISBANE
Drs Nelum Dharmapriya and Judy Sherima Fernando, organised a Bollywood themed event in Brisbane with 220 guests in aid of Shanthi Foundation to raise awareness for Palliative Care.
SHANTHI BLACK TIE EVENT
The Shanthi Foundation Black Tie Dinner Dance was held on the 3rd of November 2018 at the Liverpool Catholic Club at Prestons. Our objective for the event was to raise on-going awareness of the Shanthi Foundation’s efforts and to continue to raise funds for our biggest aspiration yet…
building the world’s first eco friendly Palliative Care Hospital.
Shanthi Foundation held its annual raffle draw on the 11th of November 2017 which raised a total of AUD 22,340 through the sale of 2,234 tickets.
ADELAIDE FUNDRAISER EVENT
South Australia Sri Lankan Doctors Association (SASDA) dedicated their biannual Gala Dinner in the picturesque Ian MacLauchlan room at the world famous Adelaide Oval, to the Shanthi Foundation cause.
Dr. Charitha Perera, the Honorary Consular General for Sri Lanka in Adelaide was instrumental in organizing this event. It was a wonderful event where the distinguished members of the medical fraternity from Adelaide and around Australia along with their families gathered for a night of cultural pageantry, great music and dance.
BE BOLD AND GO BALD
Nadieka de Silva, a committee member of Shanthi Foundation shaved her hair to raise funds for Shanthi Palliative Care Hospital – the first eco-friendly purpose built palliative care facility in the world.
A record sum of AUD 199,468 was raised in donations and pledges on the night.