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Yarra Trams staff and passengers have contributed nearly $85,000
to this year's Royal Children's Hospital Good Friday Appeal.
A year's worth of fundraising for the kids throughout the
company culminated in the cheque being presented live on Channel
7's telecast of the Good Friday Appeal telethon from Etihad
Our staff continued the fundraising on Good Friday with a stall
at the Kids Big Day Out, selling food and Yarra Trams
merchandise including the now world famous Beware
The Rhino shirts.
$47,500 was raised in the recent tram faces
promotion, run with the support of 3AW's Neil Mitchell Program.
Many of the other funds raised came from Yarra Trams staff through
direct donations, raffles and other fundraising efforts.
Yarra Trams is a long term supporter of the Royal Children's
Hospital. Our mascot Jake regularly visits the hospital to lift the
spirits of sick children. We recently upgraded the accessible stop
outside the new Royal Children's Hospital to make it a 'kid-friendly'
environment, with games to put a smile on the faces of
You can make tax deductible donations to this year's Good Friday
Appeal until the end of June at goodfridayappeal.com.au. The 2011/12 Appeal has
already raised more than $15 million for the hospital.
Above: Yarra Trams staff at the Kids Big Day