Carolyn Byrnes

Ryder-Cheshire Cards

Ryder-Cheshire Cards

The last Christmas cards and notelets were sold in December 2021. Ballarat Support Group and Bendigo Support Group were able to sell the last of the cards.  St Paul’s Anglican Cathedral in Bendigo sold Ryder-Cheshire cards at their Christmas shop. This was organized through Hugh Elphinstone.  The Ballarat Combined Charities’ Christmas Cards Shop sold cards […]

Vale Jenny Coleman

Vale Jenny Coleman

Members of the NSW Foundation were saddened to learn of the death of our former committee member, Jeanette (Jenny) Coleman. Jenny gave extraordinary service to Ryder- Cheshire for forty years, serving as Secretary for many of those. She was actively involved in fundraising for our Homes, helping out with dinners, bridge parties and Christmas card […]

Bina Day

Bina Day

Ballarat Grammar Junior School was abuzz with very eager and excited children, all keen to promote and raise money at their respective stalls for Bina Day to support seven residents at Raphael. Ballarat Grammar now has a fabulous “Royal Box” on an upper level of their new building complex which is very impressive indeed and […]

News from Klibur Domin

News from Klibur Domin

The services provided by Klibur Domin include: TB testing and treatment in four remote Districts; MDRTB (Multi Drug Resistant TB) treatment for the whole of Timor; Community Based Rehabilitation program; accommodation for disability students, female mental health patients, respite for hospital patients – to/from; new Covid testing and education program; ACU Physio and OT Student […]

Vale David Hayter

Vale David Hayter

David Hayter, a long-term supporter of Ryder-Cheshire, died unexpectedly at his home on 7 March 2022, aged 79 years. He is survived by his daughter Angelene. David had been on the RCF Victoria Committee in its early years and was a regular attendee at the Biennial Conferences where he always made a positive contribution. Angelene […]

Leadership and Service

Abbotsleigh’s School for Girls Interact Club Abbotsleigh’s Interact Club has long been a major attraction to our Year 10 and 11 students, enabling us to connect with our community and make positive differences locally, nationally and internationally. As we took over the leadership of the club in early 2021, the effects of COVID-19 still negatively influenced […]