Fighting Chance

February 2015

Mike and Steven

Fighting Chance welcomes Premier Mike Baird

On Friday 13 February, Fighting Chance staff and interns welcomed Premier Mike Baird for a tour of our work hub. Premier Baird has been a huge supporter of our organisation, originally as MP for Manly but more recently as Premier of New South Wales. In November of last year, Fighting Chance was a beneficiary of the… Read More »

Fighting Chance Chairman and creator of the Tour de Chance Tim Powell, thanks MWTA players following their competition on Friday 13 February.

Fighting Chance partners with Manly Warringah Touch Association

Fighting Chance Australia is thrilled that Manly Warringah Touch Association (MWTA) has chosen our organisation as their partner charity for the upcoming NSW Junior State Cup to be held in Port Macquarie from 20 to 22 February. 200 MWTA representative players have been displaying Fighting Chance’s logo on the back of their jerseys at recent… Read More »

This American Life explores the impact of society’s expectations

This American Life from National Public Radio in America explored the impact that people’s expectations can have on people physically. They did this through the story of Daniel Kish who is blind, but has taught himself to safely navigate by clicking with his tongue. It’s a thought provoking exploration of a topic that is close… Read More »

Chris' Tour post

Chris and the Tour de Chance

Hello, my name is Christopher Allerdice and I am an intern working with the Fighting Chance Events Manager Sean Ross. Over the past few months I have been hard at work helping with the Tour de Chance, a bike ride from Brisbane to Sydney. Fighting Chance is a charity run by Laura and Jordan O’Reilly…. Read More »