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2014 AFL NAB Challenge

Official charity partner of the 2014 AFL NAB Challenge

Australian Red Cross is partnering with the Australian Football League as the official charity partner of the 2014 AFL NAB Challenge, which will be held during February and March.

The AFL NAB Challenge is the Australian Football League's official annual preseason competition played by all 18 AFL Clubs at venues across metro and regional Australia. The partnership will provide Red Cross the opportunity to collect funds across 18 matches.

As well as match day fundraising, the partnership will also provide a national platform to increase awareness about the vital everyday work of Red Cross, including Disaster Relief and Recovery programs which support those who have been affected by bushfires and other natural disasters around the country. This will be done through AFL and AFL stakeholder promotional vehicles such as online, radio, print, PR and match day promotions.

The partnership will be promoted through the 2014 AFL NAB Challenge with Red Cross volunteers in attendance at various games collecting valuable donations to help those who need it most.

Match Day Fundraising

As the official charity partner of the AFL NAB Challenge, Red Cross staff and volunteers will be out in force collecting vital funds during February and March across Australia. If you see these volunteers, please give generously! Alternatively, you can make a secure online donation here.

Where will the funds go?

Donations received from the AFL NAB Challenge will help us continue to fund the vital everyday work of Red Cross, including Disaster Relief and Recovery programs which support those who have been affected by disaster. More than 390,000 Australians are affected in some way by fires, floods, cyclones and other natural disasters each year; and desperately rely on your help. Your kind donation will ensure this work carries on.

How can you help?

If you are attending an AFL NAB Cup game, say hello to the Red Cross volunteers and make a direct donation.

Can't make a game? Please make a secure online donation.

Alternatively, cheques and money orders can be made out to Australian Red Cross, Red Cross AFL NAB Challenge and posted to: 
            Australian Red Cross 
            GPO Box 4343 
            Melbourne VIC 3001

Find a game near you!

- 12, 13, 14, 24, 25, 26 February, Etihad Stadium - Melbourne, 7.10pm
- 15 February, North Ballarat Football Club, 4.40pm
- 16 February, Richmond Oval, 4.10pm
- 19 February, Simonds Stadium - Geelong, 7.10pm
- 22 February, Wangaratta Oval, 4.40pm

- 17 February, Metricon Stadium - Gold Coast, 6.10pm
- 23 February, Townsville Stadium, 3.40pm

- 18 February, Arena Joondalup, 4.10pm

- 20 February, StarTrack Oval - Canberra, 7.10pm

- 21 February, Aurora Stadium, 7.10pm

- 27 February, Blacktown International Sportspark, 4.40pm
- 1 March, Robertson Oval - Wagga Wagga, 4.40pm

- 28 February, Tio Traeger Park - Alice Springs, 5.40pm

If you are at a game this February or March and see a Red Cross volunteer, please give generously. Otherwise show your support by making a donation today.

You can also volunteer at a match near you! Please call 1800 652 635 for more information.