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June 17, 2021

Lighthouse run lights up Sam

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Diallo, Kailani and Lisa Parkes with Samantha Bulmer and River. Photo Eve Jeffery

After another successful Lighthouse Run last weekend, Diallo, Kailani and Lisa Parkes (who co-organises the run), met one of this year’s fundraiser recipients, Samantha Bulmer and her bub River.

Sam had an undiagnosed arteriovenous malformation attached to her spine from birth which didn’t become apparent until it ruptured at full term when she was pregnant with her daughter.

Sam is now permanently paralysed from T8 down and having to rearrange her life accordingly. Sam’s stay was sponsored by [email protected] 

Those who missed the Lighthouse run can still donate to help Sam and River at www.mycause.com.au/page/152473/help-for-sam-and-river.  

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Celebrating 12 years of liberating food for those in need

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