Nathalia CFA – Deeply Appreciated.

UBC State President, Paul Etherington was delighted to visit Nathalia to present a plaque of appreciation – along with Nathalia Branch President, Peter Mortimer and Secretary, Kylie Dohnt – to Nathalia CFA which was accepted by 4th Lieutenant, Brian Wilson. UBC appreciates all community support we receive. Nathalia CFA is always willing to support the local Branch especially on Good … Read More

Volunteer Val Peacock

Val Peacock

Val Peacock has been with Uncle Bobs Club for about 43 years, and over those years, she and her late husband Len also involved the rest of the Peacock clan to volunteer with UBC in support of children’s health. With 3 children, 6 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren (ages between 3 – 64) in tow, this amazing family estimated they … Read More

Murdoch Children’s Research Institute

Paul Etherington. State President with Professor Andrew Sinclair, Deputy Director, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and Professor in the Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne

Paul Etherington, State President and Janene Blanchfield Brown, Executive Officer had the honour of attending the boardroom luncheon at MCRI – Murdoch Children’s Research Institute. MCRI is the research arm of The Royal Children’s Hospital and they aim to improve the lives of millions of kids each year. The research they conduct is on a wide variety of health conditions … Read More

3 Amazing Ladies

4 decades! That is how long UBC Knitted Goods stall at RCH has been running. An idea of selling chocolates and toys to lift up spirits of sick kids and their loved ones evolved into lovingly knitted baby booties, jumpers, hats, mittens, blankets and even knitted dolls! Our members Helen Zampatti and Bev Burgess were there from the very start … Read More

UBC Bob Bunyip

UBC Bob Bunyip

Our Bob Bunyip is a bright green mascot that loves being out and about putting a smile on everyone’s faces. A character that was created way back in the early 1980s, Bob Bunyip certainly gets people’s attention! Bob Bunyip got its name from the shilling idea that started when the Club began in 1942 (that’s where ‘Bob’ came from) and … Read More

Craigieburn Willmott Golf Club

Craigieburn Willmott Golf Club

On a beautiful Monday morning in April 23rd 2018, the PGA Australia Academy had a trainee Pro-Am hosted by Craigieburn Willmott Golf Club. Our Executive Officer Ray Richards played at the tournament and we are grateful that Craigieburn Willmott Golf Club also took the opportunity to raise funds in supporting us with our mission of supporting children’s health in Victoria. … Read More

West Gippsland Branch

Westpac Bank Warragul staff members with branch manager Michaela Ranton

Well, they say “it takes a village” – our village includes a bank and a chocolate shop! All our Branches and Groups around Victoria work tirelessly to raise much needed funds for the children of Victoria and our West Gippsland Branch has been blessed with the support of the Westpac Bank and the Chocolate Shop in Warragul. Deb Pratt, the … Read More

Ian Hunter

Uncle Bobs Club lost one of its long standing and dedicated members when Mr. Ian Hunter passed away on 29th August after a long battle with cancer. Ian joined the Metropolitan Fire Brigade in January 1977, and retired on his 67th birthday as a Commander after 39 years of service to the organisation. Ian joined the Club in 1984, but … Read More

Good Friday 2018

Have you ever been curious what goes into the preparations of Good Friday Appeal? How do we achieve the results we do year after year and who helped us with achieving it? Well, here are just some of what goes on and we are delighted to share it with you. The pre planning process involves getting the permits for our … Read More

7-Eleven Good Cause

“It’s not about giving a lot, it’s about a lot of people giving”. On 5th March 2018 7-Eleven launched their community partnership program ‘Good Cause’. The Good Cause program provides opportunities for 7-Eleven personnel to collaborate with their chosen partners, UBC being one of them, to assist with whatever and however the partner needs, be it volunteering their time, getting … Read More