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The Commissioner meets Willo

The Commissioner meets Willo

We were honoured to have the Commissioner of Resilience NSW accept a Willo cricket bat at The Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of...

SAPOL Cricket Bat

SAPOL Cricket Bat

To place your silent bid for the SAPOL BAT pictured above, co-signed by the Commissioner of Police and the Captain of the West End Redbacks, Travis...

Rainbow Innovation Centre

Rainbow Innovation Centre

Belinda Eckermann took the lead for pulling together the Rainbow Bats for Will Exhibition and in doing so inspired the largest number of artists to...

Friends Bat for Will

Friends Bat for Will

We were offered an opportunity to have an exhibition in our hometown of Robertson NSW by our mates at the Robbo Pub. After travelling throughout...

Rainbow

Rainbow

Rainbow is a small town of 700 located in the Mallee region of rural Victoria. It is surrounded by many more small towns including Warracknabeal....

Launching Willo HQ

Launching Willo HQ

A milestone was reached recently with the opening our our national office - Willo HQ. With 2 years behind us, close to 30,000 km's on the road, 150...

World Autism Awareness Day

World Autism Awareness Day

What does this mean for us? It means asking our communities to slow down in our daily lives to notice our children. It means taking responsibility...

Warooka

Warooka

We have driven close to 7000km’s with 60 hours in the car to reach Warooka in the Southern Yorke Peninsula. We have shared many hours of planning,...

Perth

Perth

Our biggest Exhibition to date with close to 90 artists coming together from around Perth. For many of the artists it is their second time to paint...

Resilience

Resilience

Resilience has been a big part of Will's life. Without it, I am sure we would have taken a much different path. The ability to keep rising and to...

The Bellarine

The Bellarine

I met Melanie Macilwain from Geelong online recently. Mel and Willo were supporting #artforbales and #buyabale and through a series of circumstances...

The Yorke Peninsula

The Yorke Peninsula

We recently spent an unforgettable week in the Yorke Peninsula with the communities at the "bottom end". On the invitation of Steph Ball from the...

The Willo Hub

The Willo Hub

The Willo Exhibitions have created so much awareness around Will. We truly hope it has also created awareness around the need for more inclusion and...

Timbermill Studio Bats For Will

Timbermill Studio Bats For Will

The Kiama Exhibition paved the way forward for Willo. Kathryn and her amazing team of local artists, restaurants and businesses showed us the...

HMAS Albatross

HMAS Albatross

Late last year we met Commodore Chris Smallhorn and his wife Kerina from HMAS Albatross in NSW Australia who suggested the idea of sharing the bats...

The Paddlers

The Paddlers

We are always so grateful for the connections and friendships we make along the way with Willo Cricket Bats. Over the past 18 months we have met the...

Kiama Bats for Willo Exhibition

Kiama Bats for Willo Exhibition

On the 17th January 2018 an Exhibition of over 50 bats from artists within the Kiama community will be showcased and auctioned. If ever the phrase...

Kiama

Kiama

The power of community and the generosity surrounding community will never cease to amaze us. This connection to Kiama all began from a message from...

Melbourne

Melbourne

What started as a brief email from Hamish and the Bats4life team in Melbourne has now concluded in a showing of over 100 cricket bats painted by...

Love

Love

I have thought for some time about the stories we share here and the beautiful moments that have significantly changed Wills day and life through...