Gartland Property sponsors River Run Geelong for River’s Gift

 

This year’s River Run Geelong event will be backed by Gartland Property as the major sponsor in support of charity organisation, River’s Gift. The 5 and 10 kilometre walking and running events will take place at Barwon Valley Park on Sunday, February 24.

 

At Gartland Property, we like to contribute to Geelong by supporting local organisations and initiatives that encourage wellbeing across the community.

 

With modern daily lives becoming busier with work and technology, it’s becoming increasingly important to get outside and prioritise our health.

 

Gartland Property sees this event as a great opportunity for businesses, families, and friends, to get a group together and participate as a team. Our own team, partners and children will participate on the day, and Gartland Property drink bottles for participants will be given out at bib collection.

 

Sponsoring and taking part in River Run Geelong is a great opportunity for us at Gartland Property to lead by example, and we hope you’ll join us

 

The River Run Geelong sponsorship

 

We’re delighted to announce Gartland Property as the presenting sponsor of River Run Geelong 2019.

 

The event will raise funds and awareness for River’s Gift, a local non-profit organisation needing ongoing community support to fund important research into SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome).

 

According to Better Health, a website run by the Victorian State Government, one in every 3,000 babies (or 130 babies per year) in Australia will, unfortunately, suffer from SIDS. This figure has fallen by 84% since 1990, however further investigation still needs to be done in order to completely stamp out SIDS for future generations.

 

River Run Geelong is a great opportunity for our community to come together whilst getting active for a great cause.

 

About River’s Gift

 

River’s Gift is a charity organisation established by Geelong parents Alex Hamilton and Karl Waddell in 2011, after the sudden passing of their baby River due to SIDS. River’s Gift is the largest SIDS charity organisation in Australia, and the amazing initiative started right here in Geelong.

 

Currently, there is little understanding as to why SIDS occurs. River’s Gift funds SIDS research in Australia and has raised over $1 million for the cause and the development of Safe Sleep Education while raising awareness of SIDS.

 

Other causes we support 

 

Gartland Property is committed to supporting the Geelong community and the great lifestyle we have built together right here in Geelong. Other community initiatives we have previously supported include Give Where You Live, CEO Sleep Out Geelong, Red Nose Day, Jeans For Genes, Barwon Health Foundation, Andrew Love Cancer Centre, and Fight MND.

 

Join Us!

 

Get fit whilst working towards a future without SIDS. If you would like to support River’s Gift by getting involved in River Run Geelong 2019, register yourself, a group, or your business, at the River Run Geelong website.