Here at the Balin Stewart Foundation we are passionate about changing the culture currently plaging our youth, and are dedicated to creating a positive impact in our community. Your support can help us achieve our goals and bring about meaningful change.

Throughout the year, we host a variety of events and fundraisers. Your participation and support at these events mean the world to us. We deeply appreciate each and every one of you for your ongoing efforts to promote education and drive change, ensuring that no other family has to endure such suffering again.


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Balin Stewart Golf Day

Join Us for the Balin Stewart Foundation Golf Day This July!

We are excited to invite you to the Annual Balin Stewart Foundation Charity Golf Day this July. This highly anticipated event promises to be a day of fun, camaraderie, and spirited competition, all in support of a meaningful cause.

  • Date: July 19th 2024
  • Location: Twin Waters Golf Club
  • Time: Registration Opens at 6:30am for an 8am start

The Charity Golf Day is more than just a day on the greens. It’s an opportunity to come together with friends, family, and fellow golf enthusiasts to honor Balin’s legacy and support the vital work of the Balin Stewart Foundation. Here’s what you can look forward to:

  • Golf Tournament: Enjoy a friendly yet competitive round of golf on a beautiful course. Whether you’re a seasoned golfer or a novice, this event is perfect for players of all skill levels.
  • Team Spirit: Form a team with your friends or colleagues, or join an existing team. It’s a fantastic way to bond and create lasting memories.
  • Fun and Laughter: The day is filled with light-hearted moments, on-course challenges, and plenty of laughs. It’s a day designed to be enjoyable and uplifting for everyone involved.
  • Prizes and Awards: Compete for exciting prizes and awards in various categories, including longest drive, closest to the pin, and hole in one.

We still have team spots available! Gather your friends, family, or colleagues and register a team to join us on this special day. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to have fun while contributing to a great cause.

How to Register

    Why Participate?

    Participating in the Charity Golf Day is a wonderful way to support the Balin Stewart Foundation and its mission to raise awareness about knife crime and promote community safety. Your involvement helps fund educational programs, outreach initiatives, and support services that make a real difference.

    Sponsorship Opportunities

    Interested in sponsoring the event? We offer various sponsorship packages that provide excellent exposure for your business while supporting our cause. Please contact us directly for more details.

    Make a Difference

    The Annual Balin Stewart Foundation Charity Golf Day is more than just a golf tournament; it’s a celebration of community spirit and a commitment to making positive change. Join us for a day of fun, friendship, and philanthropy.

    For further details and to register, visit [Your Organization’s Website] or contact us at [Your Contact Information]. We look forward to seeing you on the course!


    Balin Forever Festival

    Join Us for the Annual Balin Forever Festival This September!

    We are thrilled to announce the 3rd Annual Balin Forever Festival, taking place this September in celebration of what would have been Balin’s 19th birthday. This event has grown into a cherished tradition, bringing our community together to honor Balin’s memory with music, unity, and a shared commitment to a vital cause.

    • Date: September 28th 2024
    • Venue: The Station, Birtinya
    • Time & Cost: TBC
    • Lineup:
      The Potbelleez (Headline Act)
      Dizzy Days
      The Nouveau
    • Age Group: All ages welcome

    Festival Highlights

    This year, we are excited to welcome The Potbelleez as our headline act, promising a night of electrifying performances. They will be joined by talented local bands Dizzy Days and The Nouveau, ensuring a diverse and exhilarating musical experience for all attendees.

    • Lineup:
      The Potbelleez (Headline Act)
      Dizzy Days
      The Nouveau

    Inspiring Music: Enjoy performances from top artists and local talent, all coming together to support a common cause.

    Community Spirit: Experience the unity and positive energy of a community dedicated to making a difference.

    Awareness and Education: Learn more about the dangers of knife crime and how we can all play a part in preventing it.

    Why Attend?

    The Balin Forever Festival is more than just a night of fantastic music. It’s a powerful platform to raise awareness about knife crime—a critical issue that impacts our youth and communities. By attending, you not only enjoy an unforgettable evening but also contribute to a cause that seeks to make our world safer.

    How You Can Support

    • Attend the Festival: Join us for a night of celebration and awareness. Your presence helps amplify our message.
    • Spread the Word: Share the event details with friends, family, and on social media. The more people we reach, the greater our impact.
    • Donate: Contributions help us fund educational programs and initiatives aimed at preventing knife crime.

    Celebrate and Make a Difference

    The Balin Forever Festival is an opportunity to remember Balin, celebrate his life, and unite for a cause that can save lives. It’s a night of joy, remembrance, and action—an event where every attendee contributes to a brighter, safer future.

    Keep watch on this page for more information

    JANUARY 2025

    The Annual Walk For Balin

    Join Us for the Annual Walk for Balin

    Every year on January 20th, we come together for the Annual Walk for Balin. This significant day, while filled with poignant memories for Michael and Kerri-Lyn, also stands as a powerful tribute to Balin’s life and legacy.

    • Date: January 20th
    • Starting Point: Kawana Surf Club
    • Ending Point: Balin’s Memorial Tree at La Balsa Park
    • Distance: 5km
    • Attire: White shirts
    • Cost: Free
    • Join the Walk: Lace up your walking shoes and join us for the 5km walk. Whether you walk the entire distance or join us partway, your presence makes a difference.
    • Wear White: Don your white shirt as a symbol of peace and remembrance. This visual unity underscores our shared commitment to the cause.
    • Spread the Word: Share the event with friends, family, and on social media. The more people who participate, the stronger our collective voice.
    • Donate: Contributions help fund our ongoing efforts to raise awareness about knife crime and support educational programs.

    The walk begins at Kawana Surf Club and spans a 5km route to Balin’s Memorial Tree at La Balsa Park. As we walk, we wear our white shirts with pride, symbolizing unity, remembrance, and hope. This event is not only a commemoration of Balin’s life but also a communal effort to raise awareness and promote change.

    Why January 20th Matters

    For Michael and Kerri-Lyn, January 20th marks a day of profound loss. However, it has also become a day of collective strength and solidarity. Through the Annual Walk for Balin, we transform our grief into action, bringing the community together to honor Balin’s memory and advocate for safer, knife-free environments.

    Making a Difference

    The Annual Walk for Balin is more than a memorial; it’s a catalyst for change. Each step we take is a step towards a safer community, free from the shadow of knife violence. Your participation helps keep Balin’s spirit alive and supports the vital work we do in his name.

    Join Us in Celebration and Advocacy

    We invite everyone to participate in this meaningful event. Together, we can honor Balin’s memory, support Michael and Kerri-Lyn, and work towards a brighter, safer future for our youth.