Each year we support three charities that have been nominated by our donors. Below are the charities we have supported over the last few years.
20Talk will be using their donation to fund their pivotal Mental Health Maintenance program. This prevention focused training course acts to provide young adults with fundamental wellbeing literacy skills to tackle life’s challenges in Australia, focusing on curriculum design, wellness research and impact measurement modelling.
Let’s End Fistula Initiative (LEFI) operates in Kenya and is working to end fistula, a childbirth injury that causes incontinence. The funds will be used to implement a preventative strategy using a collaboration model to create social enterprises making and distributing reusable sanitary pads to at risk young people.
BaliLife’s grant will go towards building a new school providing a free Kindergarten and Learning Centre of 3 classrooms for underprivileged and street children who live nearby in the slums of Denpasar. The school will see 100 children learning every day. Their goal is to educate 1000 Children over the next 10 years’ time with this free school.
Lyfe Languages youth driven initiative to translate complex medical terminology into Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages across Australia. They will be using their funds to implement Indigenous Data Sovereignty principles to ensure translation of data belong and provides ongoing benefit for the communities that they work with.
Australia for Cedar Tanzania will use their funds to run an entrepreneurship training program in the field of mushroom growth for women earning under $1.9/day in the Mwanza Region in Northern Tanzania. The women are taught the skill of mushroom farming including benefits and export agreements, as a way to provide long term support and income for their families.
CINI will be using their funds to implement the UJJAN Project, to identify, educate and mentor hundreds of vulnerable adolescents in the high-risk red light area of Kolkata, India. They will acquire knowledge and develop skills in health, education and leadership to improve health outcomes and social opportunities for, their community and for future generations.
Esther Foundation will use their grant for their “Equine Assisted Learning” program in their suite of therapeutic services. They will also be developing education and awareness materials to work collaboratively with schools and incursion programs to proactively address dysfunctional cycles of addictions and abuse.
Transform Cambodia will use their funds to purchase devices to support our digital learning classrooms for kids completing Grade 12. This will enable the kids to access online learning programs to enhance their education and give them greater opportunities to graduate and commence their chosen tertiary study pathway.
On My Feet will put their grant towards launching a new Exercise Group in Fremantle, which will change lives by creating self-worth, a sense of purpose and a pathway to self-sufficiency for local West Australians dealing with or at risk of homelessness using their ‘a hand up not a hand out’ philosophy.
John Fawcett Foundation will use their grant to screen 1,500 people, give glasses to 1,000, treat 750 with eye infections and restore sight to around 150 cataract blind people. For every blind person, two full-time carers are required, so that around 450 people would be able to return to full-time contribution to their family and community.
Empowering Cambodia will use their funds for the Chicken/Duck/Fish income generation cooperative project for members of poor households in central Cambodia who are unemployed but have enough land for rice farming or for growing a herd of cows, all of which prevents them from building sustainable futures for their families.
Muscular Dystophy WA provides fully accessible camps for children living with neuromuscular conditions. Overnight camps support at least 20 campers overnight, and an opportunity for all siblings to attend during the day. These camps not only provide valued activities for the kids, but much needed respite for their families.
Foxglove is establishing 40 Self Help Groups across 4 villages in Rwanda, expected to indirectly impact 4000 family members and 8000 community members.
Centre for Asylum Seekers, Refugees and Detainees (CARAD) funded a Food Truck that reinstates integrity for refugees and asylum seekers living in WA by providing skill development and employment.
One Heart Youth Futures funded a Farm House Eco Retreat project in Kenya which offers employment and profits provide scholarships to foster children at the nearby One Heart School.
Room to Read gave the gift of literacy to 27 girls living in poverty in Tanzania.
Nakuru Hope built a home for 35 orphan boys living in the slums of Kenya.
Eon Foundation gave aboriginal children living in remote WA communities the ability to grow and cook their own fruit and vegetables.
Tiamoyo assisted two villages in northern Tanzania to establish sustainable farming – one 30 acre crop in the main village yielded 1.5 tons to the acre!
Our donation enabled 597 kids to get an education. Classroom of Hope built two schools in remote villages in Rwanda so children didn’t have to walk 2.5 hours to get to school.
Side Effect established the ‘Sideffect Aware’ School program providing education and awareness to young Australians about the fatal dangers of synthetic drug use.
Our donation impacted 13 schools including over 4,600 students. Fogarty Foundation helped disadvantaged communities, providing school executive teams with leadership and management skills.
509 participants gained access to unique fitness and health education activities. Fair Game was able to provided health inspiration to remote aboriginal communities in the Pilbara.
Manna Inc’s Hot ‘n’ Healthy Meals program provided a freshly cooked three course meal to the homeless and struggling people of Perth six nights a week at an inner city park.
Our donation allowed 37 young student leaders to graduate from zero2hero’s Camp Hero project, educated about mental health and trained in suicide first aid.
Our donation provided 1000 Indigenous kids across 50 schools with access to the AIME project, which helps to significantly close the gap in educational outcomes.
Since 2005, we’ve been helping everyday people become everyday philanthropists. Each year we bring together our community of mates who donate – professionals looking to give back in a sustainable way.