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Donor profile: Molly

September 14, 2015


Molly Kelly

Molly Kelly recently graduated with a Bachelor of Creative Arts at the Australian Catholic University (ACU). One of the subjects Molly completed in her degree was Event Management, and as part of this subject all of the students were required to run an event that raised funds for a charity.

Molly thought of supporting the Eye and Ear as she walked past it every day on the way to Uni. Her team then wanted to do something that was relevant to the Eye and Ear and came up with the idea of a silent disco. A silent disco is where people dance to music that is transmitted through wireless headphones rather than played over a speaker system.

They found a venue at no cost, but the equipment proved to be quite expensive. The supplier agreed to drop the price as it was for charity and they raised the money for this by holding cake and lolly stalls. They were able to donate all the proceeds from the ticket sales to Eye and Ear. A great night was had by all.

Molly said it was a great learning experience and she was able to educate herself as well as her family and friends of the dangers of listening to loud music on headphones. She also learned a lot about Eye and Ear.