December 13, 2022
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Mission to Seafarers


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First Ever Christmas Appeal Online Raffle

Thank you to the Port Authority for donating this terrific prize that money can’t buy!

Christmas can be a lonely time at sea. Buy a raffle ticket in the Mission to Seafarers Christmas Appeal to show seafarers they are not alone in our first ever online raffle. The raffle prize is 90 minutes patrolling Sydney Harbour on the famous Shirley Smith Operational Fire Fighting Tug Boat with her crew. The prize is for up to 4 adults or children aged over 8, to be used on a Saturday before March 31.

Entries close 2pm on Tuesday December 22, 2022 when the online raffle will be drawn using randomisation technology.

Funds raised will go towards gifts of sunglasses and Christmas gift bag treats as well as wellbeing services for seafarers during this challenging time and into the new year. Thank you also to the Daily Cargo News for sharing the news about our raffle and appeal:

Purchase your tickets online and/or make a donation to our Appeal here:

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