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Night of Change

Members of the Siena Community gathered together on Friday, 7 September to participate in the annual Night of Change.  Students, parents and staff entered into the evening with high spirits and generous hearts.  Siena musicians, including the Stage Band and Year 12 students, entertained the crowd with their usual high quality performances.  Families, friends and colleagues sat in teams, shared food and participated in Disco Bingo, Trivia and Silent Auctions.

The night is a major fundraising event for the Kopanang Community in South Africa.  Participants from the 2018 South African Immersion shared their personal experiences and stories of the privileged time spent living with these wonderfully stoic, inclusive, funny and empowering women.

The evening was a wonderful success and a reflection of the hard effort and dedication of our Student Representative Council (SRC) and the generosity of Siena families and local businesses who donated services or products for the Silent Auction and other prizes.  Our Night of Change raised just over $5500, all of which will be donated to the Kopanang Community Trust.  The funds will go towards improving the lives of the women and families of Kopanang.  

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