A Farewell to Mark Drummond

Today, we were honoured to farewell our Board’s Vice Chairman Mark Drummond at our AGM. We were delighted to grant him Life Membership of Royal Far West, one of only three Life Memberships in our charity’s history. A Great Nephew of our founder Reverend Stanley Drummond and Grandson of past Chairman Norman W Drummond, Mark…

Lachie’s Story

“It’s such a big relief to know we can access the services Lachie needs through Royal Far West. He’s been through so much already and we don’t want him to struggle through life” Margaret*, Lachie’s grandmother Four-year-old Lachie lives in a small country town in northwestern New South Wales. Lachie is a sensitive, intelligent child…

Meet the team: Wade

What is your role at RFW? Hi, I’m Wade and I’m the Telecare Coordinator Team Leader at Royal Far West. In its simplest form, our ‘Telecare for Kids’ program provides speech, occupational therapy and psychology therapy services for children, schools and families who live in rural and remote Australia via video link (similar to Skype/FaceTime)….

Secrets for Corporate Fundraising Success

Ever wondered how some corporate fundraising teams and activities succeed while others start with high hopes and big ambitions, but fall by the wayside? We’ve reviewed some of the most successful corporate fundraising activities that organisations have conducted on our behalf, and come up with some top tips on engaging customers and staff with fun…