Vision Australia has been selected as the 2011 Melbourne Cup Pin and Win charity partner.
The Melbourne Cup Community Programme supports a selected Australian charity partner each year that create long-term health and social welfare programs.
As charity partner, Vision Australia will be selling the Emirates Melbourne Cup lapel pins throughout Australia. All proceeds from the sales of the pins will support the upgrade of the Seeing Eye Dogs National breeding and training facility in Kensington, Victoria.
Every day, Australians who are blind put their trust in Seeing Eye Dogs to commute to work shop, travel and socialise. That’s why our dogs have to be the best of the best.
Vision Australia will be selling the Emirates Melbourne Cup lapel pins throughout Australia…
A commemorative lapel pin is the perfect gift to offer guests, clients or staff at your Melbourne Cup event. Pins are a miniature replica of the 2011 Melbourne Cup Trophy at a cost of AUD$5 for a standard lapel pin and AUD$10 for a diamante lapel pin. Pins are available in bags of 60 at AUD$300 for Standard lapel pins and AUD$600 for a bag of Diamante pins.
Each pin sold also gives someone the chance* to win fantastic prizes valued at more than AUD$145,000 including:
1st Prize – Lexus IS 250C Sports Convertible valued at AUD$85,050;
2nd Prize – 1 Million Skywards Miles from Emirates valued at AUD$50,000;
3rd Prize – Hilton Surfers Paradise Holiday package for two valued at AUD$7,500; and
4th Prize – TCL Entertainment Package valued at AUD$6,296.
To order pins contact Vision Australia on (AUS) 1300 84 74 66 or go to www.visionaustralia.org.