Dale Sheppard

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30 Wishes 30 Families


"Doing a little, a lot, gets a lot done."

Dale Sheppard is pushing his wheelchair in the Melbourne Marathon on 14th of October - that's right the full 42kms! A huge challenge that he's definitely up for. Dale is raising money for Starlight, an organisation that is very dear to his heart.

In 1994 Starlight granted Dale's brother a Starlight Wish and sent their family on an incredible holiday, where they were able to escape the pain of hospital treatments, and just have fun! Starlight helped the family to see that no matter how hard life can be, there's always something to smile about. Dale reflects on the experience as "truly amazing" and one "that we all still reflect on with great fondness."

Dale and his family at Disneyland

This year, Starlight celebrates 30 years of bringing fun, joy and laughter to sick kids and their families. Please join Dale in raising $200,000 by 14th of October so Starlight can make another 30 Starlight Wishes come true and create memories that last a life-time. Just like the memories they created for Dale's brother and their family.

Dale Sheppard - smiling and pushing his wheelchair over a park bridge

Remember "doing a little a lot - gets a lot done! Every dollar counts and will help us grant 30 Starlight Wishes for families facing difficult situations."

Dale Sheppard - looking out over a park lake

Help Dale make a difference for sick kids in hospital.

Does Dale's mammoth marathon effort inspire you to help sick kids? There are loads of way that you can fundraise, find out how you can help!

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