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12 Buckets, a Perth-based children’s charity, strives to equip at-risk and disadvantaged students with the skills, support and connections needed to build a strong future.Acclaimed by resilience specialist, Maggie Dent, the locally grown 12 Buckets program relies solely on community and business support as they endeavour to develop independent young people contributing to the stability of their community through honed skills and generosity.In the words of students, Rohit (12), "12 Buckets has changed my life. It has helped me to be who I really am and to feel like I am supposed to be here... where I am.”
139 Club have been supporting people who are homeless and disadvantaged for 41 years. We are a bespoke organisation that specialises in being the family and home that many of our visitors don’t have. We are a place where people can come back again and again until they feel trusting enough to work with us, with the goal of making life a little easier, more stable, more fruitful. Whilst we help people get a roof over their heads and manage their life challenges we do a lot more than that. We provide people with unconditional respect and care until they can learn to respect and care for themselves.Visitors present with a range of support needs, including homelessness, mental health conditions, drug and alcohol dependence, chronic illness, dementia, disability and previous trauma.The 139 Club offers a range of practical supports, such as, affordable meals, showers and laundry facilities, day beds and lockers for storage. A number of social activities, such as pool competitions, touch footy, art and music ensure that our clients have opportunity for social engagement.Our clients have access to Support Workers and Case Workers who provide ongoing support to ensure a secure appropriate and affordable housing outcome is achieved.
The 1Woman Foundation is dedicated to changing the lives of women, 1 woman at a time. The Foundation recognises that when a woman is supported, protected, and educated, it makes a real difference to her life and those around her. The Foundation works with existing charities that share our passionate commitment to making a positive impact on women’s lives. Together, we will shine a light on the voices and needs of women, because we believe a better world for women is a better world for all.1Woman Foundation was founded by Specialty Fashion Group
The Fund’s goals are driven by a strong need for action. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, many people in our community are riding bicycles. Infants, children, men and women are turning to cycling for fun, fitness and competition in what is becoming a growing trend. We wish to raise funds for the off road cycling facility as well as promote safe cycling education and awareness with local/state and federal governments.
A Month of Marathons, formally known as "40 marathons in 40 days" raises much needed funds to provide clean and accessible drinking water for people in the Simien Mountains, Ethiopia.Our fellow humans live in the mountains twice as high as Mount Wellington and live well below any poverty line - helping them build wells in their villages brings health, education and an avenue to escape poverty. ALL moneys go DIRECTLY to the water for a village project and we personally fund any overheads.
A Start in Life provides an in-depth and tailored model of support to address the needs of the most disadvantaged Australian students, assisting them to overcome the barriers to their education and reach their potential.With your help, we create brighter futures for young people in need.
Abacus Learning Centre is a not-for-profit company whose aim is to help children with an Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) develop the skills they require to enjoy a happy and fulfilling life.The Abacus program focuses on increasing the intellectual, academic, social, and emotional behaviours of children with an ASD so that they can more effectively learn in their social and educational settings and require less professional care in the future.
The ABC Giving Tree is Tasmania’s biggest Christmas charity, raising money and gifts to donate to families in need around the holiday season.As a registered charity, all donations over $2 are tax deductable, with the proceeds being shared between Launceston Benevolent Society, Launceston City Mission, St Vincent de Paul Society, The Salvation Army, Uniting Care Tasmania, Hobart City Mission, Mission Australia, Anglicare and Colony 47.Forming in 1988, The ABC Giving Tree has been helping Tasmanian families in need have a happier Christmas for 27 years. Help continue the tradition and donate here.
Aberfeldie is a vibrant school with a long and proud history in the Essendon District. Our school’s core values are respect for self and others, being courteous/polite and well mannered, showing tolerance for differneces and a high quality work and demonstrating care for our environment.
At Ability Centre, it has been our aim for 65 years to help Western Australians living with disability, achieve their dreams and celebrate possibilities. We care about adding value every step of the way to foster long lasting relationships. Our ability to adapt to the changing needs of people with disability has put us at the forefront of service excellence and built our reputation as a leading disability service provider in our State. Thank you for supporting us in making this a reality.
Every two minutes, somewhere in the world, a woman dies of cervical cancer. The Australian Cervical Cancer Foundation (ACCF), is a small charity with a big vision: to eliminate cervical cancer. ACCF works to protect and enhance women’s health in Australia and in developing countries.
Our Vision: To create an Australia where people with disabilities can enjoy the social, recreational and health benefits of an active lifestyle.Achilles facilitates training and participation in running and walking events in a supportive social environment where people with disabilities can achieve life changing goals.At Achilles, we promote personal achievement, enhancing self-esteem and lowering barriers between people. We welcome people with disabilities to attend regular training sessions held in accessible and central locations in Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne. Our experienced guides ensure that members feel safe and welcome at our regular training sessions. We work with our members to achieve their fitness goals be that walking in a 5k event to running a marathon or an ultra-marathon.We participate in a range of local and national running and walking events, ensuring our members have a safe and enjoyable experience. You may also see our bright yellow shirts at your local Parkrun.
ACON is NSW's and Australia’s largest community-based gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) health and HIV/AIDS organisation. We promote the health and wellbeing of the GLBT community and people affected by HIV, and reduce HIV transmission. Our work also covers other health issues for our communities such as: Sexual health Mental health Alcohol and other drug use Ageing Homophobic violence Domestic violence Counselling Community care Housing
The ACT Down Syndrome Association provides support and information to families with a member who has Down syndrome, promotes improvements in the quality of life with persons with Down syndrome, and stimulates with the wider community an awareness of the very real abilities and needs of people with Down syndrome.
Act for Kids is an Australian charity that works to prevent and treat child abuse and neglect.Over the past 30years Act for Kids has worked tirelessly to protect thousands of children across Queensland.To learn more about Act for Kids visit www.actforkids.com.au or call 1300 228 000 today!
We believe in a world where every person is free from suffering caused by conflict and natural disasters. Across the world, we work with local communities so they can prepare for emergencies and respond fast to protect the most vulnerable people when disaster hits. We also lobby governments and decision-makers for positive action which promotes peace and supports people affected by conflict and disaster. Act for Peace is the international aid agency of the National Council of Churches in Australia.
Act-Belong-Commit is a community-based health promotion campaign that encourages people to take action to improve their mental health and wellbeing.The A-B-C guidelines for positive mental health provide a simple approach to become more mentally healthy: Being active, having a sense of belonging and having a purpose in life all contribute to happiness and good mental health.With your support, the money raised will help to contribute to a more mentally healthy WA and support vital programs that deliver positive mental health strategies across WA.
ActionAid Australia is a women’s rights organisation and member of a global Federation working in over 45 countries to achieve social justice, gender equality and poverty eradication.ActionAid tackles the root causes of poverty to create long term change for the better in the world's poorest communities. Empowering people to claim their human rights is at the heart of ActionAid's work.We recognise the power in people and work in alliance with those who share our vision. We work with our growing grassroots activist network to hold Australian decision makers to account and to ensure that Australia is fulfilling its responsibility to protect and uphold the rights of women everywhere.Will you join us?
Activ is the largest service provider for people living with disabilities in WA. Your support helps us provide accommodation, employment, transport, training and development, recreation, home care, library services and more, to over 3000 clients. Our focus is on enabling individuals to have real choices and opportunities.Help us to continue our mission of supporting children and adults living with a disability achieve their goals.
ACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES HELPS TO EMPOWER PEOPLE WITH A DISABILITY AND DISADVANTAGED COMMUNITIES TO REALISE THEIR POTENTIAL THROUGH SAFE, FUN AND STRUCTURED SPORTS PROGRAMS.Did you know that Active Opportunities Inc is a not-for-profit organisation, endorsed by the ATO as a deductible gift recipient? This means that all donations of $2 and over are tax deductible.All donations are guaranteed to be spent directly on service provision and/or modified equipment that enhance the quality of life of children/adults with a disability and for disadvantaged communities.How you can helpBy making a donation you will help children with a disability to have the opportunity to be taught sports & have the correct sports equipment to participate. By donating $20 you will provide a child with a free sports session. By donating $50 you will provide a child the opportunity to attend 5 sport sessions. By donating $100 you will help to pay for a child to attend the Saturday Disability Sports Club for one term. By donating $250 you will be providing the opportunity for a child to attend two terms and have the resources and equipment to suit their needs. If you donate $500 or more you will provide the opportunity for a child to attend the sports program for the whole year!To claim you tax deductible donation in the 2013-14 financial year, we must receive your donation by June 30th 2014.Thank you in advance from all of us at Active Opportunities Inc; most importantly, our participants, families and communities.
The Actors Benevolent Fund of NSW Incorporated has been in existence since 1944. It is a non-profit charitable organisation and is administered entirely by a Management Committee of volunteers from the entertainment industry. The Fund’s function is to provide assistance to professional performers, both young and old, who, due to injury, illness or disability are unable to work, either temporarily or in some cases for the rest of their lives. Assistance is offered in many forms, both financial and practical.