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Refugee Ball 2013

Refugee Ball is over for another year, and once again the evening surpassed all our expectations. For the first time ever we were SOLD OUT, and everyone who attended had a great time. We’re still wrapping things up but we’ll report back soon with photos, video, money raised and lots more…

Now in its fifth year, the STARTTS Refugee Ball continues to raise vital funds and awareness to support the rehabilitation of torture and trauma survivors in NSW. In 2013 all proceeds from the Ball will go towards STARTTS’ School Liaison Program, helping traumatised refugee young people and the schools who work with them.

With a reputation for showcasing high quality speakers and moving stories, Refugee Ball is set to be better than ever this year. And what’s more, electrifying performer Oscar Jimenez and his band will be back to get the crowd moving again!

And in the words of one of last year’s guests:

“…a fantastic night that ran seamlessly with excellent speakers, wonderful entertainment, great auction, delicious food and wine and great company…  it will be very hard to top next year!”

Yes it will, but we’re going to try!!

Event details

Date: October 9, 2013
Time: 7pm – 12am
Place: Dockside, Balcony Level, Cockle Bay Wharf, Sydney
Dress: Lounge Suit
Tickets: $150 per person, $1500 for a table of ten

Interested in becoming a sponsor?

Over the years the Refugee Ball has been sponsored by many different organisations, including Network of Caring, SBS, Stacks Goudkamp Lawyers, Fox Creek Wines and many others. Sponsors not only enjoy a wonderful evening for their staff, they also receive exposure to the diverse and growing community that attend the Ball and support the work of STARTTS.

The Refugee Ball also welcomes donations toward our fundraising or for Auctions and Raffles. Every little bit helps!

If you would like to know more about becoming a sponsor please Download the Sponsorship Package

Download the Refugee Ball 2013 Poster

Download the Refugee Ball 2013 Poster

Download the Sponsorship Package