Byron Bay gala to help sick kids and families

ORGANISERS of the annual Starball gala, which has raised about $1.2 million annually since it was set up by the owners of Byron Luxury Beach Houses 13 years ago, are inviting businesses to help seriously ill children and their families.

Property manager Debbie Fowler said as well as hosting the gala, they also donated their entire facility for a week each August so ill children and their families can relax and forget about the hospital regime.

Last week the Passey family was the latest recipient of this generosity, with businesses Go Sea Kayaks, The Farm and photographer Suze Mcleod also donating goods and services.

"The generosity of Byron Luxury Beach Houses and other Byron businesses have enabled us to have a week together as a family without any stress or concerns," said Megan Passey, whose daughter Syd is battling leukaemia.

To sponsor or support the 2016 BLBH Starlight Family Weekend, or the inaugural Gold Coast Starball, email debbiefowler@byronluxury beachhouses.com.au


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