Sweet Sponsorship for 5km Family Walk & Roll

The Townsville Hospital Foundation is delighted to announce Wilmar Sugar as the first Race Sponsor for Move It Festival 2018.

Wilmar Sugar are the official Race Sponsor for the 5km Family Walk/Roll for this 29th April charity event.

Wilmar Sugar, with their head office based in Townsville, also have a strong presence in Ingham and the Burdekin – areas covered by the Townsville Hospital and Health Services.

Wilmar Sugar has been a long-term supporter of the Townsville Hospital Foundation.

Annual donations, along with attending and sponsoring the Foundation’s charity events has seen a wonderful relationship established and strengthened between these two organisations.

Wilmar Sugar Community Relations Manager Kylie Newman said the company was proud to support the inaugural Move It Festival.

“We hope the Move It Festival is a great success for the Townsville Hospital Foundation.

“The Foundation provides a wonderful service for the entire Townsville Hospital and Health Services area, which includes communities in which we own and operate our sugar mills.

“Many of our employees and their families live in these communities and will benefit directly from funds raised through the Move It Festival

“We’re encouraging as many of our employees as possible to register for the event.

“It’s a good excuse to get moving and raise money for a great cause.”

Townsville Hospital Foundation General Manager Judy Higgins-Olsen stated how pleased the Foundation was when Wilmar Sugar responded so quickly with their support for the Move It Festival.

“Wilmar Sugar was a past sponsor of Run Townsville, and we are thrilled that they again are supporting this 100% local charity event.”

“It was an extremely prompt and positive response we received from Wilmar Sugar when they were informed of our decision to create this replacement event for Run Townsville. Wilmar Sugar, like the community, saw how important it is to support a 100% local charity, especially when so many North Queenslanders have being doing it tough.”

“100% of all funds raised through Move It Festival will go directly to enhancing and enriching healthcare in North Queensland.”

Register for the Wilmar Sugar 5km Family Walk & Roll here.



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