Even more donations!


Jenna has raised over $1000 from people she’s met in the desert. It’s a busy time of year in the outback as people from all over the country take advantage of the school holidays to make their Simpson Desert crossing.

Jenna says that about 50 per cent of people that she passes are donating, which is great. Thank you, everyone!

Although she’s got a sore heel, she’s powering along. She expects to be at Big Red, the 40m high dune on the edge of the desert, by lunchtime today. Then, she ‘s meeting family and friends, and MP Bruce Scott, for a BBQ at her final campsite before an easy, flat walk into Birdsville tomorrow. She hopes to be at the Birdsville Hotel in the early afternoon.

If you’re in the area, we’re encouraging as many people as possible to meet Jenna as she walks into town. She’s such an inspirational young woman who has achieved so much over the past 9 months or so and we’d love you to join us as we show her our appreciation.

I’ll keep you updated with her expected time of arrival and will hopefully see you at the pub!

This entry was posted in Latest News by Kelly Theobald. Bookmark the permalink.

About Kelly Theobald

Kelly Theobald is a journalist, photographer and author living in Birdsville, a small community on the edge of the Simpson Desert in outback Queensland. Her journalism and photography has featured in the Courier Mail, the Sunday Mail's 'U on Sunday' magazine, R.M. Williams Outback Magazine, Rolling Stone Australia, Frankie, 4WD Action, OUTthere, Action & Adventure, the Brisbane Times, Channel 7 News, Sunrise and more. You can buy her bestselling children's book, Onslo, from all good bookstores and online.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s