Gala Event Volunteer

FSHD Global Research Foundation

Gala Event Volunteer


We are looking for people to be involved with our 10th Annual Sydney Chocolate Ball. The Sydney Chocolate Ball is one of Sydney’s most iconic gala balls and this year will have an exciting 10th Anniversary Celebration theme. 

A fabulous evening of chocolate inspired food, exquisite champagne and world class entertainment. It is a sold out event each year, attended by captains of industry, politicians, celebrities, and a large number of corporate stakeholders.

The Cause: The FSHD Global Research Foundation is a charity that allocates 100% of all tax deductible donations towards finding treatments and a cure for Facioscapulohumeral Dystrophy – one of the most common forms of muscular dystrophy affecting adults and children. FSHD is an aggressive and debilitating muscle-wasting disease affecting 1 in every 7,500 Australians.

Where:          The Star Events Centre, Sydney

When:            Saturday 15 June 2019, 4.00 pm - 1.30 am    

Dress Code:  Ladies, Black Dinner Dress        Gentlemen, Black Pants, White Shirt

Saturday Evening Duties

  • Selling raffle tickets

  • Assisting in live auction

  • Assisting in silent auction

  • Ushers

  • Pack down end of night

This is our major fundraiser of the year and one that is very popular as a volunteer. Volunteers often return to be involved year after year and having the chance to take part in an incredible event all whilst assisting in much needed fundraising for medical research into treatments and a cure for FSHD.


To register your interest or if you have any questions, please email us at with details of the shift you would like to volunteer for.


Thank you so much for your support, we look forward to seeing you there!

The Team at FSHD Global Research Foundation