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Menslink announced as official charity partner for Canberra Festival of Speed

Project Supercars, in conjunction with the Canberra Racing Club, are delighted to announce Menslink as the official charity partner for the 2024 Canberra Festival of Speed (2 & 3 March).

Menslink’s wonderful programs support young men in Canberra and region through three key pillars: Encouraging them to speak up and get help, providing intensive short-term counselling and providing long-term mentoring for those who are socially isolated.

Menslink CEO Ben Gathercole said, 'Menslink is honoured to be the chosen charity partner of the Canberra Festival of Speed.”

“This partnership is a perfect example of how public events can be used to make a positive impact within the greater Canberra community.”

“By joining forces, we hope to raise awareness for the challenges faced by young men and inspire festival-goers to get involved in making a difference in a young fellas life today.”

Canberra Racing Club Chief Executive Darren Pearce said, “We’re so proud to support Menslink who are an incredible Canberra charity.”

“It is our great hope that we can give their organisaiton the spotlight and fundraising opportunity that they deserve, but perhaps more importantly, deliver their mentors, mentees and community with a special event experience supporting our community.”

In addition to the world class Supercars, the Canberra Festival of Speed will bring together a European food village, trade stalls, live music and entertainment across the two-day spectacle. 

The Canberra Festival of Speed has incentivised early ticket sales and will gift one festivalgoer with the unique experience of a ‘hot lap’ in one of the rare vehicles on the purpose built, bitumen exhibition circuit. Tickets purchased before 5pm on Sunday, 25 February are automatically entered in the draw.