The Margaret Pratt Foundation

2015 News and Events PDF Print

 The Johnston Collection and lunch

A group of Foundation supporters had a wonderful morning at The Johnston Collection on 30th April followed by a delicious lunch at Geppettos Trattoria. A big thank you to committee member Brenda who organised the event including the wonderful gift bags. Over $1,300 was raised from ticket and raffle sales.


 Oyster Extravaganza @ Maeve Fox

great night was had by all at our inaugural Oyster Extravaganza at the Maeve Fox in Richmond. A huge thank you to our key supporters - Simon Pratt and the team at Maeve Fox, Moët Hennessey and Richmond Oysters! A special thank you to our committee who volunteered on the night serving oysters, selling raffle tickets and helping to the make the night such a success!

 $8200 raised

1980 oysters

54 bottles of Chandon 

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Opendrawer 'Hottie' Cover Challenge

Exhibition Opening Sunday 9th August 2015, 2-4pm

The Opendrawer's Hottie Cover Challenge saw 50 talented artists submit their creative entries. The exhibition was officially opened on Sunday 9th August and closed on Saturday 29th August. Leanr more about this unique fundraiser and what you can purchase at Opendrawer via



Margaret Pratt Foundation Annual Lunch

We had a fantastic turnout to our inaugural annual lunch on Wednesday 19th August to help raise awareness and funds for research at The Alfred hospital.

  Guests heard from world class specialists who are focused on improving heart lung transplant rejection outcomes.

Everyone enjoyed the beautiful ambience of the new Meat Fish Wine venue in Melbourne's QV precinct.



Trivia Night

Our latest Trivia Night on Saturday 24th October 2015 was great fun with 11 tables competing for trivia guru boasting rights! The Smarties were the aptly named winners with La Dolce Vita taking our honours for best themed table complete with a horse head!

A huge thank you to everyone who donated items for our very successful silent auction and door prizes, our Triviamaster David Anderson and wing-woman Sue Anderson, as well as The Middle Park Bowls Club who are always so supportive. Our best ever in terms of fundraising with over $8,600 in profit! 




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