Charities we’re supporting in 2018

Raise Foundation is a charity that improves the wellbeing of youth in Australia, aged 13-24 years, who are at risk of disengagement, mental ill-health and isolation in schools and across the community. Raise does this by providing structured and evidence-based mentoring programs managed by qualified counsellors. Raise programs have created a sustainable difference for 2,438 young people, their families, their mentors and the communities they live in.

Established in 1998, Mirabel is the only organisation in Australia specifically addressing the needs of children who have been orphaned or abandoned due to parental illicit drug use and are now in the care of extended family (kinship care). Mirabel supports children aged 0-17 years and works at restoring a child’s sense of self-worth.

Learning Links works with children, their families and schools offering tailored programs and services to improve a child’s learning, wellbeing and participation to help them reach their full potential. These services range from literacy and numeracy support, speech and occupational therapy and psychology-based services.