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Deborra-lee Furness encourages people to support Adopt Change

She’s the founder of National Adoption Awareness Week which hosts an annual event in November.

And Deborra-lee Furness, along with Nicole Warne, encouraged Australians to support their work in creating a permanent home for every child, in an official video.

The clip was featured during the A Home For Every Child Gala fundraising dinner, in Sydney on Friday night, where Channel Ten’s Sandra Sully acted as MC.   

‘Let’s create a home for every child’: Deborra-lee Furness (pictured right alongside Nicole Warne) encouraged Australians to lend their support to Adopt Change, as stars including Sandra Sully attended a fundraiser gala in Sydney on Friday 

In the video, Deborra-lee and Nicole don black attire, including a cap with the text A Home For Every Child, which can be purchased via the Adopt Change website.

Deborra-lee, 62, says in the short clip taken in New York: ‘Join us in turning November into Yes-vember, and support our work in creating a home for every child.’   

National Adoption Awareness Week, which was founded by the actress in 2008, has become an annual event each November. 

Worthy cause: In the video, Deborra-lee and Nicole don black attire, including a cap with the text A Home For Every Child, which can be purchased via the Adopt Change website 

Worthy cause: In the video, Deborra-lee and Nicole don black attire, including a cap with the text A Home For Every Child, which can be purchased via the Adopt Change website 

Household name: The video was run at the A Home For Every Child Gala fundraising dinner at Sydney's Ivy Ballroom on Friday night, hosted by Channel Ten's Sandra Sully (pictured), 53

Household name: The video was run at the A Home For Every Child Gala fundraising dinner at Sydney’s Ivy Ballroom on Friday night, hosted by Channel Ten’s Sandra Sully (pictured), 53

Leading ladies: Gina Rinehart (centre), 64, posed for a photo with Renee Carter, CEO Adopt Change (left) and Catherine McDonnell, Chair Adopt Change (right)

Leading ladies: Gina Rinehart (centre), 64, posed for a photo with Renee Carter, CEO Adopt Change (left) and Catherine McDonnell, Chair Adopt Change (right)

In 2018 it has evolved from a week to a month, with Adopt Change inviting all Australians to say ‘yes’ to #AHomeForEveryChild, ensuring all children have access to a safe, nurturing and permanent home. 

Slogan caps can be purchased, and supporters are encouraged to take a photo sporting the hat, or record a short clip talking about what home means to them.

The video was run at the A Home For Every Child Gala fundraising dinner at Sydney’s Ivy Ballroom on Friday night.

Glamorous: Fashion and celebrity stylist Lana Wilkinson stunned in a gold fringed frock with a plunging neckline

Glamorous: Fashion and celebrity stylist Lana Wilkinson stunned in a gold fringed frock with a plunging neckline

Their polished best: Minister Pru Goward (right), 66, is pictured with Anne King 

Their polished best: Minister Pru Goward (right), 66, is pictured with Anne King 

Power couple: Politician Paul Green, 52, embraced wife Michelle Green in front of the media wall 

Power couple: Politician Paul Green, 52, embraced wife Michelle Green in front of the media wall 

The event was hosted by Channel Ten’s Sandra Sully and saw other notables including Gina Rinehart and Catherine McDonnell in attendance.

Sandra, 53, stunned in a black abstract maxi-dress that revealed her delicate décolletage and toned arms, accessorised with black pointy-toe heels and jewels.

Australian magnate Gina Rinehart, 64, who is executive chairman of the Hancock Prospecting Group, wore a vibrant pink high-neck frock with a dramatic train.

Gina said she is delighted to lend her support to a number of very worthy philanthropic efforts across Australia, including the work of Adopt Change.

Gina hopes more vulnerable children can have access to stable and safe homes, with good nutrition, clothes and opportunities.  

Picture-perfect: Fox Sports Presenter Louise Ransome dazzled in a purple silk number, alongside partner Richard Bayliss 

Picture-perfect: Fox Sports Presenter Louise Ransome dazzled in a purple silk number, alongside partner Richard Bayliss 

Beautiful: Samantha Dybac, Founder and Managing Director of The PR Hub, looked beautiful in a metalic green frock as she posed with Ian Evans

Beautiful: Samantha Dybac, Founder and Managing Director of The PR Hub, looked beautiful in a metalic green frock as she posed with Ian Evans

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