Qudos Bank Arena, managed by ASM Global and owned by TEG, has announced the continuation of its long-term partnership with the Starlight Children’s Foundation. Known for bringing fun, joy and laughter to sick kids and their families, Starlight has been a beacon of hope since 1988.
Qudos Bank Arena initiated its collaboration with the Starlight in 2017, and over the past six years, the Arena has proudly donated a total of $110,000, contributing to various events and positively impacting the lives of 2,820 children.
On Saturday 16 December 2023, the organisations continued to join forces and fulfilled the heartfelt wish of 2-year-old boy named Harry and his family, from Regional NSW, for a fully catered VIP experience at The Wiggles concert. The family also enjoyed an exclusive meet-and-greet session with The Wiggles and Qudos Bank Arena's diamond partner, Accor, generously provided 3-night’s accommodation for the family at the Pullman Sydney Olympic Park.
Steve Hevern, General Manager of Qudos Bank Arena, stated that, “This initiative brings pride to what we do at the Arena and connects back to our core values of being the venue of choice by creating memorable experiences for everyone that enters our building. This partnership brings me great joy, and I can’t wait to see how we continue to help Starlight fulfil wishes.”
This partnership exemplifies the shared commitment of Qudos Bank Arena and Starlight in creating cherished memories, uplifting spirits, and spreading joy while supporting the Starlight Foundation's Christmas appeal.
Louise Baxter, Starlight CEO said: “Qudos Bank Arena is a spectacular Venue with a wonderful team who are passionate about creating exceptional experiences. Seriously ill Starlight children and their families have enjoyed the joy and happiness of so many wonderful events and entertainments at Qudos Bank Arena.
We are so thankful to the amazing Qudos Bank Arena team for their ongoing support of Starlight – helping us to brighten the lives of sick kids when they need it most and create lasting happy memories. Because happiness in childhood truly matters.”
Qudos Bank Arena looks forward to the future and the ongoing impact of its partnership with Starlight Children’s Foundation, creating more moments of joy and hope for seriously ill children.
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