#MADball21 cancelled

We need your support more than ever. For the 2nd year, the MAD Ball has been cancelled. The MAD Ball raises critical funds to continue to provide life-changing equipment and services to help the [...]

Thank you Kustom Kruisers

Kustom Kruisers is a family friendly Classic Car and Bike Club and big supporters of the MAD Foundation. Today was the club AGM with around 150 joining the proceedings followed by a delicious [...]

Cisco trivia and bake-off

The team at Cisco invited Michael Thorn, the Vice President and co-founder of MAD Foundation to attend a Kahoot trivia session and bake-off during lockdown in June. Michael shared with the group [...]

Hurley’s special gift

Michael Hurley has helped change the life of six-year-old Sophie Halacas and her family, presenting her with a stroller through the MAD (Make a Difference) Foundation. Sophie was born with [...]

Chuck’s Challenge

In 2018 Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins posed a challenge to bring a shared commitment to corporate social responsibility among all Cisco employees. Chuck’s Challenge offered Cisco employees a chance to [...]

Next Gen Wine Tour

The MAD Next Gen team kicked off the 2019 calendar in the Yarra Valley by going on tour! The group enjoyed wine tastings at Giant Steps and Greenstone plus a three-course lunch at Zonzo Estate! [...]


The 18th Annual MAD Foundation Ball was held on Melbourne Cup Eve, Monday 5th November 2018 at the Plaza Ballroom, Regent Theatre Melbourne. Everyone enjoyed the opportunity to bring out their [...]


The 17th Annual MAD Foundation Ball was held on Monday 6th November 2017 at the Plaza Ballroom, Regent Theatre Melbourne. The volunteer MAD Ball committee worked created an exceptional night out [...]

Hurley’s Beard Off

Michael Hurley has a thing for outlandish hairstyles. First it was his dreadlocks, but now in his year away from the game, the Essendon defender has cultivated an impressive and luscious beard. [...]


The 16th Annual MAD Charity Ball was held on Halloween night, Monday 31st October 2016 at the Plaza Ballroom, Regent Theatre Melbourne. The MAD Foundation exists to make a difference in the lives [...]

Blues Make A Difference

By Warwick Green, 21 June 2016 Carlton has presented a cheque for $5000 to the Make a Difference Foundation as part of the AFL Players Care initiative. MAD Foundation ambassadors Chris and Sean [...]

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