Real Estate in Melbourne at Barry Plant
English Ελληνικά Italiano 中文简体 Tiếng Việt 中文繁體 عربي
Translating...

News

Barry Plant Group raises $100,000 in annual “Wishtober” initiative for children with life-threatening medical conditions
Barry Plant Group  |  24 November 2017  |  Category: Community News

Barry Plant Group raises $100,000 in annual “Wishtober” initiative for children with life-threatening medical conditions

Now in its fourth consecutive year, Barry Plant’s fundraising initiative “Wishtober” raised $100,000 for Make-a-Wish® Australia, a charity that makes wishes come true for children with life-threatening medical conditions.

For the past four years, the group has renamed October “Wishtober” and the initiative has raised more than $450,000 in total for Make-a-Wish® Australia since its inception.

Now a much-loved tradition within the Barry Plant Group, each of the group’s offices contributes donations from commissions earned on every property sold throughout October.  The Corporate office also donates a significant amount to the cause.

At an individual office level, many teams also engage in a range of fundraising activities such as gold coin donations at open for inspections, local fundraisers and auctioning Barry Plant bears prior to property auctions.

This year, the group was generously supported by the Glen Cameron trucking group who paid for and donated a 45-foot long trailer as a mobile billboard, driving around Melbourne throughout “Wishtober”, spreading the message about Make-a-Wish®.

The “Wishtober” campaign this year once again featured Fraser, who two years ago was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma and wished for a black puppy dog to play with. It was a giant photo of him and his puppy that graced the side of the truck.

So he was very excited when, with his family and his now fully grown (and well behaved) puppy, he visited the Cameron depot in Bayswater to have his photo taken in front of the enormous truck that featured his image. He was later thrilled to be taken for a ride in the truck.

Barry Plant Group CEO Mike McCarthy is delighted with the result and the opportunity it provides for the group to contribute to such a great organisation. “We are a long-standing supporter of Make-A-Wish and are so enthusiastic about the great work they do.  Childhood should be a happy time and for some children to be facing and battling life-threatening illnesses is distressing.  Being able to contribute so that Make-A-Wish can change lives of these kids, by granting cherished wishes, is really rewarding.”

Free appraisal
Free appraisal
Would you like to know what your property is worth?

Barry Plant can assist you.

Finance
Finance
Need help with Finance?

We'll help you start your next Chapter!

18 Woodburn Avenue Cairnlea
Latest listings (sale)
5 4 2 4
18 Woodburn Avenue
Cairnlea
For SALE
Contact Agent  
6 Olive Grove Boronia
Latest listings (sale)
3 1 1
6 Olive Grove
Boronia
For SALE
 
20 Marcia Street Sunshine West
Latest listings (sale)
4 2 2
20 Marcia Street
Sunshine West
SALE BY AUCTION
Contact Agents  
B/36 Belinda Crescent Wheelers Hill
Latest listings (sale)
4 3 2 1 4
B/36 Belinda Crescent
Wheelers Hill
SALE BY AUCTION
AUCTION  
2/119 McDonald Street Mordialloc
Latest listings (sale)
2 1 1
2/119 McDonald Street
Mordialloc
SALE BY SET DATE®
$460,000 - $490,000  
25 Buckhaven Street Deer Park
Latest listings (sale)
5 2 2 3
25 Buckhaven Street
Deer Park
For SALE
 
35 Elliot Street Mordialloc
Latest listings (sale)
3 2 3
35 Elliot Street
Mordialloc
SALE BY AUCTION
Contact Agent  
13 McFadzean Avenue Reservoir
Latest listings (sale)
4 1 2 1
13 McFadzean Avenue
Reservoir
SALE BY AUCTION
 
47 Willandra Loop Caroline Springs
Latest listings (sale)
5 3 2
47 Willandra Loop
Caroline Springs
SALE BY AUCTION
$675,000-$740,000  
72 Kanooka Road Boronia
Latest listings (sale)
3 1 2 1
72 Kanooka Road
Boronia
SALE BY SET DATE®
Contact Agent  
Awards
Awards
Awards and recognition of Barry Plant in the industry and community.

View our awards >

BP TV
18 Walker Street, Moonee Ponds – For Sale Barry Plant Essendon Paul Filippone & Rocco Siciliano
News update
2018 Barry Plant Awards for Excellence
Last week, the Barry Plant Group hosted its 2018 Awards for Excellence at Melbourne’s Crown Palladiu...
Open times
Open times
Want to know what properties are available for inspection?

View our open times here >

EXPAND VIEW
Back to top of Barry Plant Real Estate website
Change Language

Language translation provided by Google, translation may not be 100% accurate.