Budgie Schiller & Mark Steinbourner check sheep ready for 'Shear Wishes'
Budgie Schiller & Mark Steinbourner check sheep ready for 'Shear Wishes'

Monday Night Update

What an event! Approximately 1,000 people, many coming back on the second day to see Mark finish were happy to see that Mark shore 327 sheep in the 24hr, and that the event has raised over $30,000. Congratulations Mark, you are a hero, congratulations to the team at the Barossa branch of Make A Wish Australia and to all those who helped in any way. Don’t forget you can still donate – there is an online link below!

Sunday Morning Update

Still a great time to come and encourage Mark to continue, he has done a great job so far, and so has everyone who has helped so far.
Drop in and say G’day to Mark, donate as much as you can, either at the oval or online (see below), and keep Mark going. To all those who have donated – THANK YOU! – at last count on everydayhero (Mark’s donation page) the donations were $23,575, a magnificent amount – please keep donating.

The 24th & 25th March will be a very busy and special time for local shearer Mark Steinbourner of Neales Flat as he aims to shear some 300 sheep over a 24hr period in a personal effort to raise money for the Barosssa Valley branch of Make-A-Wish® Australia.

The event will be at the Eudunda Oval, starting at 10am on the 24th March.
Mark & the volunteers of the Barossa Valley Make-A-Wish® Australia have been busy seeking donations for their fund raising auction which will be part of the event. They have already secured some great items. ‘Budgie’ Schiller of B M Livestock is an experienced auctioneer and will conduct the auction which is currently scheduled for 5:30 for a 6:00pm start on Saturday. Contact Natalie Scholz if you would like to have an Auction Bid sheet – phone: 08 8581 1194.

Dustan from the great Aussie movie RED DOG will attend.

There will be many supporting activities,
Entertainment will be provided for children, textile and photography competitions, local bands to provide entertainment into the night.
Personalities from the AFL Crows and Port Power will attend. The auction will have some valuable, highly sort after items for the bidding, continuous BBQ and much more.

Go to the main webpage for ALL the latest details

Including Auction Details and Item List and Full Timetable of Events

A message from Mark Steinbourner
Shear for Wishes – helping to grant amazing WISHES!
I am raising vital funds to help Make-A-Wish grant the wishes of children and young people with life threatening medical conditions;
to give them hope, strength and joy at a time when they need it most.
If you would like to help me reach my target of $10,000 please take a moment to visit my fundraising page and sponsor me at:
Thank you for your support!

Other references:
Make-A-Wish Australia website
Make-A-Wish Australia – Upcoming Community Events page
Once its been set up you will be able to donate online at “everydayhero” but its not there yet.