$415 raised for The Dwelling Place at the AWNY Picnic in the Park

What happens when a group of Aussie families and friends gather in one spot for a picnic in Central Park?…a lot of fun is what!

New York greeted us on Sunday June 26, 2016 with picture perfect weather which, in turn, meant a fabulous turn out at Norman’s Landscape @86th St .

While we nibbled on delicious lamingtons, played tunnel ball and got our faces painted the option was presented to buy raffle tickets for a chance to win a selection of donated prizes.

Proceeds from this raffle support AWNY and our Charity of choice for 2016 -The Dwelling Place- a shelter for homeless women on the Upper Westside. Visit their website and check out their great work: www.thedwellingplaceofny.org. We are very pleased to announce that the generous Aussie spirit raised $415 for The Dwelling Place.

Well done one and all for joining in the festivities of the day while raising funds for such a great cause!

Check out the pics from the day on our Facebook page.

Many thanks to our prize donors:

And also to Elissa Burke for donating the lamingtons and organizing the ball games.

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