The Prince Charles Hospital Foundation

Volunteers needed for Ekka Strawberry Sundaes

5/06/2017

Have you got the scooper power?

Each year The Prince Charles Hospital Foundation raise vital funds through the legendary EKKA Strawberry Sunday Stalls. With the help generous volunteers, we sell enough EKKA Strawberry Sundaes to power thousands of hours of medical research to tackle some of Australia’s most debilitating chronic illnesses - right here at The Prince Charles Hospital.

At last year's EKKA we had a goal to sell enough EKKA Strawberry Sundaes to support 4,000 hours of research - with an amazing effort from all of our volunteers we were able to raise 3,800 of research hours!

This year we are hoping, with your help, we will reach and surpass our 4,000 hour goal!

To do this we will need: 

  • 6.2 Tonnes of Fresh Queensland Strawberries
  • 830 litres of fresh cream
  • 22,500 litres of LICK ice cream
  • The helping hands of 3,000 volunteers like you! we can’t do it without you!

Why volunteer?

The EKKA is synonymous with Strawberry Sundaes, it’s a Queensland institution!

When you volunteer at the TPCH Foundation EKKA Strawberry Sundae Stall you will not only receive FREE ENTRY into the EKKA on the day of your volunteering AND a free Strawberry Sundae! You will be powering life-saving research at The Prince Charles Hospital – research that has helped to save the lives of people like Rebecca Craven – You can see Bec’s remarkable story here

So, how can you get involved?

Well, we still require over 600 volunteers to assist us with shifts from 4:45pm – 10pm on each day of the EKKA.

When

Friday 11th August – Sunday 20th August

Where

RNA, Brisbane Showgrounds

600 Gregory Terrace

Bowen Hills, QLD 4006

So, if you can assist please either head to our Volunteer Page to volunteer for the EKKA and submit your application or alternatively contact the us at events@thecommongood.org.au.

It is also possible to register a team for this event so please email us in order to sign up.

We really need your help and appreciate your support!

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