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David Wirrpanda Foundation

To improve the outlook for Aboriginal Australians we must work together to reduce the gap between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people in our society. We can achieve this by empowering and building capacity among Aboriginal people and their communities.

  • Type:Charity
  • Charity:Aboriginal,Education & Training,Food

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<p> The Foundation exists to improve the quality of life for Aboriginal people by promoting strong role models and healthy life choices. This is the basis for all of our mentoring programs. The focus is to increase the retention of Aboriginal students in school, and improve their life choices after leaving school by encouraging further study or entry into the workforce.</p> <p> The Foundation now employs 18 fulltime and 18 part time role models and has a team of dedicated volunteers. This year has seen DWF staff and role models undertake a variety of training to ensure quality delivery of our programs. Mentors have completed Senior First Aid, Food Cents course, Certificate 3 in Drug and Alcohol Counselling training, Suicide Prevention training, Nuts and Bolts, Moorditj Training (sexual health) from Family Planning WA.</p> <p> The Foundation has a dual responsibility to not only develop and deliver its program but to build capacity amongst the staff.has established six successful programs in Perth, regional areas in Western Australia as well as in Victoria and New South Wales.</p> <p> Since commencing operations in 2005, the Foundation has established six successful programs in Perth, regional areas in Western Australia as well as in Victoria and New South Wales.</p>

Fair Game

Fair Game's mission is to engage under-serviced Australian communities through unique health education and fitness programs and recycled sports equipment.

  • Type:Aboriginal,Volunteer,Charity
  • Local Clubs:Aboriginal,Sports
  • Charity:Aboriginal,Mental Health,Refugees,Sport & Recreation

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  • Sports:Basketball

Description

<p> Fair Game Australia is a health charity with an innovative approach to reducing inequality for under-serviced Australians via recycled sports equipment.</p> <p> The DGR charity is an award winning grass-roots volunteer lead organisation making significant impact for thousands of Aboriginal and CALD Australians each year across remote and urban communities.</p> <p> We have three core programs delivered by youthful volunteers in partnership with communities.</p> <p> Vision: To enable all Australians to have access to the benefits of healthy choices through recycled sports equipment.</p> <p> Values: Fit & Healthy Communities, Inspiration & Education, Teamwork & Leadership, Sustainability & Recycling</p> <p> Target Populations: CALD Communities (migrants, refugees), Indigenous Australians, Low SES Australians, Mental Health Sufferers, Chronic Disease Sufferers, Adolescent Females</p>

Meridian Global

A non for profit organisation where each year they support 3 charities that have been nominated by the donors. At an event the charities come and pitch to the donoars on how they will use the money

  • Type:Charity

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Description

You can join the Giving Circle with a $1,000 tax deductible donation. Once you have given – in future years you can do that via monthly donations if you prefer to split it up.
 
Your $1,000 allows you to nominate a charity of your choice that goes into the running to be one of the final three charities selected by our Board. It gives you a chance to turn your $1,000 donation into a possible $25,000 donation. Our Board shortlists all nominated charities to the top 3 who come along to the final Giving Event to pitch how they’d use the money.
 
If you don’t have a favourite charity then you get the chance to be exposed to some great organisations nominated by others in our Giving Circle.
At our final Giving Event of the year you’ll get to vote on which charity receives the money we have raised. For every $1,000 you donate you get one vote. The charity with the most votes gets $25,000, second place gets $15,000 and third place gets $10,000. The remaining $50,000 we have raised goes into an investment fund where in time the charities will be able to apply for ongoing funding.
 
Throughout the year we also put on a number of events for you to network with like minded people – these include our Annual Launch each March, Meet The Philanthropist event in June and the Nomination Sundowner in August.
Our goal is to get our fund to a size where we can give away $1 million a year. That’s about a 25 year journey where we grow 10% each year in our number of donors. So we need your help to make that happen. Meridian Global is all about “Mates Who Donate” so if you can think of someone like you – that would benefit from being a part of our community – then we’d really appreciate if you can let them know about Meridian and bring them along to one of our events.
 

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