For Olive Carroll

By Susie

Olives Dance

We had a fabulous night celebrating what would have been Mum,s 80th Birthday party. All profits going to the Mito foundation.

We kicked off with a spit roast dinner then danced the night away with the fabulous band, Lost at Sea. 

This was a beautiful tribute to Mum, and was made even more special by family and friends that helped make the night a success. We ran a few auctions prior to the night and also had some very generous donations from family and friends that couldn't make it to the night.

Our hearts were overwhelmed with gratitude, love, happiness and sadness .

Happy Heavenly Birthday to our beautiful Mum.


Much gratitude

Save the Date... Dec 7 ...details will be confirmed later

Our fundraising is far from over...

Dinner Dance with 2 course spit roast dinner and an amazing band to rock the night away!

Featuring Lost At Sea - An amazing Melbourne Band performing Baby Boomer music galore!

Great tunes from the 1950s to the 1990s.

BYO Alcohol and nibbles..

Ticket prices, times and location to be announced at a later date.


Cash Donations

We have had some cash donations come through from Olives Friends, family friends and other members of the community which havent all been put through as individual donations but as a whole amount.

I have put these towards the tally and I thank you all from the bottom of my heart for supporting us.


Olive was diagnosed with a Mitochondrial disease late 2018. She suffered an extremely aggressive form which took her independence and her life very quickly. Olive passed away a few months later surrounded by her adoring family. This fundraising is to help spread awareness and help raise much needed funds to go towards research so that hopefully one Day there will be a cure. This disease is genetic and has the potential to affect many lives and generations to come. We need a cure.


We have been absolutely overwhelmed with the very generous donations of goods from people who knew and loved Olive.These donations, thanks to family, friends and the wider community have allowed us to run a small auction which has increased our funds tremendously.

I unfortunately cannot name everyone who contributed to this but your donations have been added to our final tally

Heartfelt gratitude to each and every one of you.

I'm raising vital funds for mito!

Our first event 

The opening night of Aladdin was very successful and I would like to thank everyone that came along to support us in raising much needed funds into Mitochondrial Research.

I am unable to put all your donations through separately but it has been added to our tally. Heartfelt thanks to each and every one of you!

Thank you to my Sponsors




Aunty Nancy Aunty Flo & Tom


Graeme Brooks & Family


Dawn And Karen


Auction Carroll


Susan/ Auction/donations Carroll


Movie Night


Michele Patel


Shane Jeffreys


Florence Donavan


Erin & Kris Carroll


Wayde Burfoot


Nancy Gamble