David Marler

David Marler

Queensland reporter at No Fibs
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David Marler
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One Tweet to bind them all.

Cory Bernardi takes out the Gold Kenny

The weekly Gold Kenny has been awarded by Mike Carlton to Cory Bernardi for his outstanding fundraising abilities.

Earlier this week, Senator Bernardi took to Twitter to condemn South Australian primary school Craigburn for a fundraiser. He accused the school of ‘gender morphing’ after it joined the Do It In A Dress campaign to generate money to support the education of girls around the world through students wearing a dress for a day.

https://twitter.com/corybernardi/status/910400072604459008

From its website, the Do It In A Dress movement hopes to draw attention to the 60 million girls around the world who are denied an education. The students from Craigburn had come across this campaign and wanted to contribute.

On the back of Senator Bernardi’s Tweet, Josh Thomas pledged $2,000.

https://twitter.com/JoshThomas87/status/911101486796496896

Initially, Senator Bernardi seemed a little annoyed at the boost his tweet had given the campaign.

https://twitter.com/corybernardi/status/910974424198737920

However, by Friday afternoon he was chilling with a beer and celebrating.

https://twitter.com/corybernardi/status/911135157620314112

The initial goal of Craigburn Primary was to reach $900. At the time of publishing, the donations had reached $221,400. The total worldwide amount for Do It In A Dress had hit $407,299, enough to education 1,357 girls.

Other contenders for the Gold Kenny this week

Last week’s winner

-Ends