The Property Industry Foundation in Queensland (PIF) will hold the inaugural
‘Brisbane Sailing Cup for Charity’ on October 10 to raise funds for a new home
for young homeless people in Brisbane. PIF’s latest charity initiative aims to
raise over $30,000 for building a PIF House designed to provide a safe
environment for homeless young people under the care of the well-respected Brisbane
charity, Youth Emergency Services (YES).
The prestigious event will be held at the Royal Queensland Yacht
Squadron (RQYS). Hutchinson Builders and Cornerstone Properties are the Event
Partners for the 2014 event.
PIF Queensland Chairman Liz Pidgeon said that the Brisbane Sailing Cup
for Charity has already received a strong response from the property industry.
A fleet of around 30 yachts will be racing on the day with members of the RQYS
already locking in their yachts to host property and construction industry
High profile corporate entrants in the event include Hutchinson
Builders, Cornerstone Properties, Broad Construction, Property Council &
Conrad Gargett, Gray Puksand, Kane Constructions, Leighton Properties, McGees
Property, Savills Project Management, Stockland, The GPT Group, Urbis and
The day will conclude with a fun post-race Polynesian Luau Party, which
will give all guests the chance to come together and network as well as enjoy
the live entertainment and awards ceremony.
Since its inception in 2013, PIF Queensland has attracted 33 Corporate
Donors who have formed proactive committees that have already gifted funds to
several Queensland children's charities. Key accomplishments include
establishing a community leadership program, which has held a Workabee for the
Salvation Army and Youth Emergency Services as well as completing the first
inaugural building project in Windsor for YES.
Since its formation in 1996, PIF has raised over $20 million net for
more than 20 different youth charity programs across Australia.