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From City2Sea for Redkite

Dec 2013 Coles Sanctuary Lakes team member, Nick Freisler, recently participated in the Sunday Age City2Sea to raise funds for children and young people cancer.

Coles Giving Program profile

Dec 2013 Coles team member, Jeri, shares her experience with donating to Redkite via the Coles Giving Program

A Coles impact update

Nov 2013 Together Coles team members and customers have raised an incredible $5 million for Redkite; creating a positive and ongoing impact to the lives of thousands of Australian families on the cancer journey.

Shana goes above and beyond for children with cancer

Charity champion highlight Craigmore Coles team member, Shana, has shown her dedication and passion for supporting children and young people with cancer through her fundraising efforts.

Kiteman's Quest in Australia's West

Nov 2013 Redkite's mascot, Kiteman is kicking off his roadtrip around Western Australia in a bid to raise $100,000 for children and young people with cancer.

Support families this holiday season

Nov 2013 Redkite is excited to announce that Coles customers can show their support for children and young people with cancer this Christmas by participating in the Redkite Christmas card donation campaign.

Coles Giving Program profile

Oct 2013 Coles team member, Ata, shares her experience with donating to Redkite via the Coles Giving Program.

Toukley local's close shave for charity

Charity champion highlight Sue Byrne, team member from Coles Toukley, shaved off her long locks in-store to raise vital funds and awareness for children and young people with cancer.

Coles Western Australia goes red for Redkite

Charity champion highlight Coles team members from across WA recently went red in support of children and young people with cancer.

Dare to Dream Scholarships open

Sep 2013 Cancer shouldn’t mean the end of personal goals and ambition. So if you’re 15 to 24 and have cancer, or you’re a cancer survivor, you could win up to $5000 to follow your dreams. Dare to Dream Scholarships are generously supported by Coles.

Muswellbrook community shows their support

Charity champion highlight Coles Muswellbrook team member, Sharon Kelman generously donated her blonde locks for a good cause at a recent Coles fundraising event.
Coles Muswellbrook team member, Sharon Kelman generously donated her blonde locks for a good cause at a recent Coles fundraising event. - See more at: http://www.redkite.org.au/charity-champion-Muswellbrook#sthash.bptwep9G.dpuf

Marathon effort for charity

Charity champion highlight Samantha, Coles Regional Manager for Region 203, recently ran the Gold Coast Marathon to fundraise for children and young people with cancer.

Fundraiser helps cancer charity

July 2013 Bunbury Herald Coles turns crimson tomorrow in benefit of Redkite, a charity organisation supporting the families of children and young people with cancer.

Education and career support expanded

July 2013 Redkite is excited to welcome new team member, Polly, who will lead the expansion of the current education and career support available to children and young people with cancer. The new education and career support roles as well as the expansion of the program are being funded thanks to the generosity and support of Coles.

Robert loses his locks for cancer

July 2013, The Recorder Coles Port Pirie store manager, Robert, shaves his head for Redkite.

Hair is down, down and staying down

July 2013 The Courier Four team members from Coles Narrabri cut their locks for Redkite.

Coles charity champion is passionate about making a difference - See more at: http://www.redkite.org.au/charity-champion-Jason#sthash.7SRIOH9d.dpuf

Coles charity champion is passionate about making a difference

Charity champion highlight Jason Smith from Coles Port Douglas is a community champion. He is going above and beyond to support children and young people with cancer.

Team fundraiser gains community support

Charity champion highlight Coles Armidale has already held two successful fundraising head shaves to raise funds and awareness for children and young people with cancer.

Coles Armidale has already held two successful fundraising head shaves to raise funds and awareness for children and young people with cancer. - See more at: http://www.redkite.org.au/charity-champion-armidale#sthash.PqfCId1o.dpuf

Sharon's close shave for charity

June 2013 Muswellbrook Chronicle Everyone at Musswellbrook Coles is enthusiastically fundraising for Redkite, but Sharon Kelman is going one step further.

Northpark Team

Painful fundraiser pays off

Charity champion highlight Coles Northpark came up with a novel (and painful!) idea to raise funds and awareness for children and young people with cancer and their families.

Coles store manager challenges himself for young people with cancer

Charity champion highlight Andrew Gibson, Store Manager at Coles Pelican Waters, has been competing in triathlons to raise funds for Redkite.

 

Local shoppers dig deep

24 May 2013 Weekend Courier We know it and now it’s been proven – Rockingham people are very generous. The community has been voted the third most giving for raising a significant amount of money to support children and young people with cancer.

Amazing team effort makes a difference

Charity champion highlight Coles team members and Coles customers have been showing their support for children and young people with cancer by flying the Redkite in-store through the Redkite donation card campaign.

Red faces for Redkite

23 May 2013 Lithgow Mercury The dappled midday shadows from the reconstruction framework at the valley Plaza disguised the true picture when staff from Coles conducted a charity barbecue.

Coles community raises over $2.5 million for children and young people with cancer

21 May 2013 Coles customers and team members have raised over an incredible $2.5 million so far in support of children and young people with cancer and their families.

Community fund-raiser

14 May 2013 St Mary's Star Families came from far and wide to Ropes Crossing on Saturday to dig deep at a Redkite fund-raiser community day.
 

Fundraising a close shave for Coles team member

Charity champion highlight Coles Cowes store team member, Bree Schepmaker and her family have shown their support for children and young people with cancer through a fundraising head shave.

Razor gang chops locks to raise bread

08 May 2013 Northern Daily Leader Their hair has started to grow back but for three Coles Northgate staffers the brave shave returned a great result in the charity dollars they raised.

Queen of Hearts proud Redkite fund-raiser

07 May 2013 St Mary's Star Coles Ropes Crossing supervisor Michele Ellery, aka the Queen of Hearts, has organised a Redkite community fund-raiser at the Village Green, Ropes Crossing, this Saturday.

Bega woman shaves head for cancer awareness

07 May 2013 Bega District News Bega woman Ann Earnshaw has braved the clippers to support national cancer charity Redkite.

Coles supports Redkite

30 April 2013 Moree Champion On Friday Coles Moree raffled a big, fluffy puppy dog named Scruffy.

All stitched up for kids with cancer

30 April 2013 Western Advocate A band of crafty residents has stitched together a fundraiser to support children with cancer and their families.

Rising above the cancer stigma

19 April 2013 Bega District News Bald is beautiful, but one Bega woman is having trouble trying to convince her friends and workmates of that.

Coles trio commit to hair-erasing venture

18 April 2013 Northern Daily Leader For most women it’s their pride and joy – but the flowing locks of Coles Northgate employees Tanya LeGarde, Kelly Harris and Narelle Thompson will go flying tomorrow when they get it all shaved off for charity.

See red and raise funds

17 April 2013 Armidale Independent This Friday, look for people in red at the Armidale Food Emporium to help raise funds for young people with cancer in a practical and necessary way.

Coles Bairnsdale Redkite card campaign

15 April 2013 Bairnsdale Advertiser Coles Bairnsdale staff members last Thursday thanked the community for its support of a nation-wide program that helps children with cancer.
 

Coles customers fly the Redkite in store

April 2013 Redkite is excited to report that Coles customers can now show their support for children and young people with cancer in-store.

Hair today, gone tomorrow

27 March 2013 Armidale Express It’s not every day that a trip to the grocery store ends in getting your head shaved, but that’s what happened to Jordan Eveleigh.
help fly the redkite with flybuys

flybuys customers fly the Redkite

8 March 2013 Redkite is excited to share that flybuys customers are being invited to donate their points to Redkite. This exciting online campaign has been established thanks to the Coles and Redkite partnership with customers generously donating $40,000 through flybuys so far.

Marathon Ride for Charity

06 March 2013 Ballina Shire Advocate Staff at Coles in Ballina last week rode from Ballina to Batemans Bay on the South Coast of NSW– and beyond –without leaving the local store.

Red kites to soar for cancer charity

02 February 2013 Ballarat Courier School captain Karli Drew was hoping to make people smile when she joined more than 100 of her school mates yesterday making red kites for a national cancer charity.

Big red helping hand from Coles

31 January 2013 Port Douglas and Mossman Gazette Coles Port Douglas is giving a big red helping hand to help support children and young people with cancer and their families by auctioning off 20 loaves of bread tomorrow.
Coles and Redkite partnership launched

Coles and Redkite today announce partnership

26 January 2013 Redkite is proud to announce today that we are partnering with Coles to raise awareness of our vital services and to support more children and young people with cancer, and their families.
  

 

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