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Community Gala Balls

White Elephant Spring Ball

Date: Saturday the 12th of October
Location: Tamworth

Now in its 6th year, the sell out White Elephant Ball has been fundraising much needed funds for batyr since 2014.

The White Elephant Spring Ball continues to bring in a large number of community members together to smash the stigma that surrounds mental health and contribute to an organisation positively impacting the lives of thousands of young people.

Through last year’s fundraising efforts and the support of an amazing

community, batyr have run 20 [email protected] programs within the New England region.

Orange Black Tie Scrum

Date: Saturday the 15th of June

Location:  Orange

TOUCH, PAUSE, ENGAGE for the Orange Black Tie Scrum!

This black tie charity event will be hosted at the Orange Emus Rugby club and will be an evening filled with laughs and legends, as well as Orange’s finest food, wine and dancing.

Country rugby clubs are the lifeblood of country towns, bringing together players, families and supporters through a sense of shared passion and pride for the local team. All funds funds raised will help batyr continue to have a presence in the region, running programs to smash the stigma and increase help seeking.

The Light Ball

Date: TBA

Location:  TBA

The Light Ball in Sydney and Melbourne is an annual black-tie gala ball that takes place every October to help tackle the issue of mental health in Australia, Ireland and beyond.

The Light Ball started with a group of friends who came together after losing a very close friend in Ireland through suicide. Since then, the movement has evolved and has seen the original event in Ireland grow and begin in Sydney and Melbourne.