Catch the latest media stories about the SWF, doing our best to shine a light a light on rare diseases.
Dubbo cyclists mount up for Steve Waugh Foundation
Dubbo Weekender, 11 March 2016
The inaugural SCG to Bowral bike ride was held on Valentine’s Day, Sunday, February 14. The ride started at the SCG, with riders and support crew arriving at 6am to be greeted with a sumptuous breakfast.
Ex-cricket captain 'not out' when it comes to fundraiser
thechronicle.com.au, 6 November 2015
It was an emotional reunion for Steve and Lynette Waugh and Casino's Farrell family, and their friends, as the Captain's Ride passed through the Beef Capital on its way from Sydney to Byron. The ride's …Read More
Waugh leads charity convoy into town
The Gloucester Advocate, 3 November, 2015
It was a big leap from his days wearing the baggy green, but former Australian cricketer Steve Waugh cycled into Gloucester late Monday afternoon as part of a diverse peloton making their way acros…Read More
Steve Waugh swaps cricket whites for cycling lycra to support sick children
SBS Online, 29 October 2015
As a legendary Australian cricketer, Steve Waugh says he's an ordinary cyclist. A self-confessed novice on two-wheels, the former Test captain will swap cricket whites for lycra, and ride 920 kilometres over six…Read More
Beef Becomes the New Caviar
The Scone Advocate, 6 August 2015
Rare, unique, quality – these three words have been used to describe a bull sale held in Scone last Friday which saw a 100 per cent clearance rate and more than $4000 raised for rare children’s diseases.… Read More
Together Forever in Peace
This image, captured by Jack Atley, is of Bradley & Thomas Farrell, brothers and best mates who shared everything, including a rare disease called Arts Syndrome, the only 2 known cases in the world.
Since 2007 we've had the privilege o…Read More
SWF Funds 30+ SNUG Retreats since 2009
1 June 2015
The SWF is proud to announce we have now supported over 30 SNUG (Special Needs Unlimited Group) Retreats since its inception in 2009.
The two most recent camps were run specifically for families with children who have been dia…Read More
AVJennings launch 'The Renee' 3 & 4
29 May 2015
Foundation partners AVJennings have this month launched a further two homes in "The Renee" Series.
AVJennings generates substantial revenue for SWF through various fundraising initiatives. One of these is a commitment to desig…Read More
SWF launches new website
6 March 2015
The SWF has today launched its new website ahead of its 10th Anniversary celebrations later this year.
The new site is awesome (if we do say so ourselves) and allows our users to engage with the content seamlessly.
The debilitating disorder that affects just TWO people in the world
Daily Mail Australia, 25 February 2015
Teenage brothers Thomas and Bradley Farrell both suffer from Arts Syndrome - a genetic condition that has effected their hearing, sight and muscle tone basically since birth.
These two young men are …Read More
Steve Waugh Raises Rare Disease Awareness
news.com.au, 26 February 2015
RENEE Eliades, a 23-year-old trapped in the body of a three-year-old, can now breathe easier thanks to former cricket captain Steve Waugh.
The Steve Waugh Foundation has provided Ms Eliades with the resou…Read More
'All We Ask' campaign highlights rare diseases
Northern Star, 28 February 2015
STEVE Waugh did not immediately realise the significance when Ashton Henri walked across the Luna Park pavilion to meet him, his parents by his sides.
Inspired to take his first steps at last year's World R…Read More