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Chumpy Pullin Foundation's Gala Dinner Shines a Light on Empowering Communities

An Evening of Hope and Progress: Chumpy Pullin Foundation's Gala Dinner Shines a Light on Empowering Communities

The Chumpy Pullin Foundation is returning for its highly anticipated second Gala Dinner, set to take place tomorrow evening at The Star Gold Coast’s exquisite Ballroom.

The Chumpy Pullin Foundation is returning for its highly anticipated second Gala Dinner, set to take place tomorrow evening at The Star Gold Coast’s exquisite Ballroom.
This prestigious event promises to captivate and entertain with an impressive list of special guests, all gathering to celebrate the life and legacy of the late Australian snowboarder Alex “Chumpy” Pullin.

Among the distinguished guests are Chumpy’s beloved family members, Ellidy, Chris, and Sally Pullin, who will grace the occasion with their presence. Joining them are Olympic and World Champions Valentino Guseli and Josie Baff, Comedian and Actor Celeste Barber, Inspired Unemployed duo Matt Ford and Jack Steele, 8-time World Surf League Champion Stephanie Gilmore, DJ Rich Penny, Life Without Andy’s Mitch Tomlinson, and professional surfers Laura Enever, Joel Parkinson, Bede Durbridge, Jack Freestone, and Alana Blanchard.

With more than 600 guests expected to attend, the Gala Dinner promises an enchanting evening filled with inspiration, support, and celebration. The primary objective of this grand event is to honour Chumpy’s memory and raise funds for the Chumpy Pullin Foundation’s five core pillars.

The Chumpy Pullin Foundation, established in remembrance of Alex “Chumpy” Pullin, has played a vital role in breaking down barriers and empowering communities across Australia. By providing support and inspiration, the Foundation encourages Australians to participate in sports and personal growth. The Foundation’s core pillars focus on Youth Development and Pathways, Mental Health, Support for Marginalized Communities, Education, and the Natural Environment. Through these pillars, the Foundation paves the way for a brighter future for the youth of Australia.

Throughout its journey, the Chumpy Pullin Foundation has made a profound and positive impact on numerous lives, fostering growth, resilience, and the pursuit of dreams among young Australians. The upcoming Gala Dinner aims to showcase the Foundation’s remarkable achievements, highlighting its unwavering commitment to nurturing talent and providing opportunities across various communities.

In addition to the inspirational and entertaining program, guests attending the Gala Dinner will have the opportunity to support the Chumpy Pullin Foundation by participating in a Raffle, Silent Auction, and guests and the public can take part in the Live Auction.
Exclusive items and extraordinary experiences are up for grabs, allowing attendees to contribute to the Foundation’s noble cause. Bidding for these items is currently open at https://chumpypullinfoundation.org/auctions/

Adding to the excitement of the evening, attendees will have the pleasure of experiencing live performances by KADA, a talented singer-songwriter and Foundation ambassador, and Big Twisty & The Funknasty, one of Australia’s hottest upcoming funk/hip-hop acts. Their captivating performances will undoubtedly create an unforgettable night for all in attendance. Moreover, the celebration will continue at the after-party at Nineteen The Star, where DJ Rich Penny will spin lively tunes, ensuring a night of continued entertainment and enjoyment.

The Chumpy Pullin Foundation’s second Gala Dinner promises to be an extraordinary event. With its impressive lineup of special guests, heartfelt tributes to Chumpy’s legacy, and an opportunity to contribute to the Foundation’s vital work, attendees will be part of an unforgettable night that will leave a lasting impact on the lives of young Australians. Together, let us celebrate the spirit of Chumpy and support the Chumpy Pullin Foundation in creating a brighter and more inclusive future for all.

For more information or to bid on this year’s Live Auction Items, click the button below.

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