The Farrar Gesini Dunn 2021 Annual Charity Golf Day was held on 11 November … seriously this year it was against all odds.  Between COVID19 and extreme weather events, a glorious day eventuated and by all accounts, a fun and fabulous day was had by all.

We thank all event sponsors and participants and we also congratulate all the winners, noting particularly for FGD, that this year’s event saw the awarding of the  the inaugural ‘Laurence Stanton FGD Memorial Cup’ proudly named after their colleague and good friend Larry.  It was extra heart warming this year with a couple of our wonderful partners stepping in to join the list of sponsors for this event for Karinya House as well.  The FGD Blog post really says it all and includes some great images:


“Everyone at FGD was holding their breaths after the excitement of restrictions lifting and the day being able to go ahead. We were all watching the dreary forecast but nevertheless, the showers cleared and the day went ahead…. There were 93 players out on the course who were welcomed by Esther Bogaart (Karinya House Vice President of the Committee) who reminded us of the important work that Karinya House do….  Read More Here

FGD provide, as needed, pro bono support to Karinya House all year round, for women we are walking alongside where occasions arise with the need for professional advice in varying capacities.  This charity event also raises valuable partner funding for Karinya services. This year’s event, given the year it has been, was such a surprise in many respects.  And in the end, it was held and the event raised over $15,000.  We thank FGD for walking alongside with us and always being a Friend at the other end of the phone (or email) and always bringing a smile.