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Loyal Foundation Pty Ltd ATF Loyal Foundation Trust

Suite 9, 26a Lime Street, King Street Wharf

SYDNEY  NSW  2000  AUSTRALIA

A.B.N 34 342 051 648

Ph: +61 2 9249 7600  Fx: +61 2 9249 7699



PRESS RELEASE – THE LOYAL FOUNDATION


Embargoed until 6.00pm Wednesday 17th March 2010.


At Star City Casino’s Astral Bar this evening, Anthony Bell’s Loyal

Foundation has the pleasure in fulfilling a dream. 


On Boxing Day last year, the crew of the Super Maxi Investec LOYAL set off

from Sydney in one of the worlds most gruelling and competitive ocean

race’s with the aim of achieving two things, to finish the race and to raise

money for charity.


They did both with the same effort they have put into business and sport

and as a result tonight will donate $50,000 per charity to 14 of the

country’s most needy charities to help improve the lives of many

Australians. 


Firstly, the crew consisting of the 13 professional sailors and seven novices,

who had never sailed beyond Sydney Heads, wanted to finish the ocean

classic, but at the same time raise as much money for charities that they

could.


Tonight at Star City Casino, Anthony Bell and his team consisting of Grant

Hackett, Danny Green, Phil Waugh, Phil Kearns, Larry Emdur and James

Dack will donate to 14 charities from monies raised from the events

surrounding the Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race.


Anthony Bell and the ‘Celebrity Sailors’ chose the 14 charities as follows


Children’s Cancer Institute Australia

Humpty Dumpty Foundation

Preston James Fund

The Alannah and Madeline Foundation

WA Charity Direct

Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation

Cerebral Palsy – The Spastic Centre

Royal North Shore Hospital Foundation

Careflight Australia

Matthew Talbot Hostel

Police and Community Youth Clubs (PCYC)

Souths Cares

Australian Children’s Music Foundation

Down Syndrome NSW


For further information or interviews, please contact:

Grant Vandenberg 0412-491-234






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