Girls Night Out Race Day is an annual fundraising event hosted by Ballarat & District Trotting Club, which is exclusively for ladies. This event, which has been running for the past 18 years, has special guests, auctions, raffles, and a lot of fun with family and friends. Each year, the club selects a local or national organisation to be the recipient of the funds raised throughout the night.

This year, Keeley’s Cause has been selected as the beneficiary of the event, which is to be held on Friday, May 19th, 2023. Keeley’s Cause is extremely grateful to the Ballarat & District Trotting Club for their support.

Part of the ticket price includes a showbag, which is filled with gifts and items donated by generous sponsors. This year, we are grateful to the following sponsors for their contributions to the showbag:

Aruma is a disability support organisation that provides services under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). They help people with disabilities navigate the complexities of the NDIS, and provide them with support to achieve their goals.

Plan Tracker is a plan management service that helps NDIS participants with their invoicing and admin work. They also provide support to participants to get the most out of their NDIS funding. Plan Tracker has been awarded the ‘Most Outstanding Plan Manager’ at the Australian Disability Service Awards in 2022.

Tim’s Toasties is a gourmet toastie catering service that uses locally-sourced ingredients. Their hearty dishes and commitment to supporting small businesses make them a favourite among food lovers – and especially us!

Regent Cinemas is a popular movie theatre in Ballarat that offers a range of services, including hosting events such as birthday parties and fundraisers. They are committed to making their cinemas accessible to everyone, including those with disabilities. Be sure to check out their website to see how they help our community enjoy the big screen!

Travel Moore is a travel agency that specialises in providing support and travel-related services to individuals on the autism spectrum. The agency is run by Kristy Moore, who is the only Certified Autism Travel Professional in Australia. With her expertise, Travel Moore aims to make travel more accessible and enjoyable for people with autism.

Pinchapoo is a non-profit organisation that aims to alleviate hygiene poverty by providing access to personal hygiene products to disadvantaged individuals and families. They collect donations of unused toiletries from hotels and individuals and then distribute them to various charities and shelters across Australia. Since its inception, Pinchapoo has distributed over 8.5 million personal hygiene products to hundreds of thousands of disadvantaged men, women, and children in Australia.

Penny & Pumba is a jewellery brand based in Australia that specialises in handmade earrings. Each pair of earrings is made with love by the owner herself and supervised by her furry sidekick. The brand prides itself on creating quirky and unique pieces that bring joy and fun to everyday life. Penny & Pumba is a family effort, with the owner’s parents and husband lending a creative hand at times. The brand aims to make each customer fall in love with the earrings they create, and to bring a touch of happiness to their day.

BJSPJS create comfortable, sustainable, and ethically-made loungewear. Their commitment to using premium Australian organic cotton and wire-free breast support is truly admirable. They inspire us to feel more confident!

Mars Wrigley is the world’s leading manufacturer of chocolate, chewing gum, mints and fruity confections. For over 125 years, we’ve brought smiles to faces around the world with iconic global brands such as M&M’s®, Snickers®, Twix®, Orbit®, Doublemint®, Skittles® and Starburst®.

We are grateful to these sponsors for their generous contributions to the Girls Night Out showbag.

We hope that everyone attending the event will enjoy the gifts and items donated by these sponsors. Their support for Keeley’s Cause is appreciated, and we hope to continue to work with them in the future to make a difference in the lives of those in need.

Thank you to our Race Sponsors!

The Ballarat Leagues Club is a community club that provides support and funding for the Ballarat Football League and Australian football in the Ballarat region. The club offers a range of services, including bistro meals, bars, and entertainment areas. It is located in the historic precinct of Bakery Hill in Ballarat, Victoria, and supports various organisations and community groups throughout the area.

Crossroads Trading is a farming supply and service provider in Ballan, Victoria. The company has been operating for more than 27 years, and its goal is to make farming, animal husbandry, equine supplies, heating, firewood and bottled gas, sand, soil, gardening and mowing needs more convenient for its customers. Crossroads Trading provides high-quality products and personal service to its customers.

Sbegasaurus is a social enterprise that provides support coordination, disability advocacy, and consulting services. The company aims to create a safe and supportive environment for its clients, ensuring that their voices are heard and valued. Sbegasaurus is committed to advocating for people with disabilities and providing them with the support they need to thrive.

Be Heard Therapy & Supports is a mobile service provider that offers inclusive, individualised, and child-focused supports in Victoria. The company aims to create a positive impact on the lives of children and their families by providing a safe and supportive environment. Be Heard Therapy & Supports encourages active listening and sharing support strategies to ensure that every child’s communication needs are met.

Without all of these incredible sponsors and of course Ballarat & District Trotting Club Inc this event couldn’t be what it is. Thank you for supporting Keeley’s Cause.

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