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Foodbank Western Australia

Foodbank is the largest hunger relief charity in WA. It provides support for thousands of disadvantaged families each month.

  • Charity:Emergency Relief,Environmental,Family,Food,Local Community,Mental Health,Aboriginal,Child Welfare,Education & Training
  • Type:DGR 1 Status

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Description

Foodbank WA works to ease the suffering of those people affected by prolonged hunger.

In partnership with food donors, and more than 900 community groups, welfare agencies and schools, it provides nutrition support to in excess of 68,000 Western Australian's each month.

Prolonged hunger is a leading health issue. Sufferers are vulnerable to a range of health issues including compromised immunity, reduced bone density and poor organ health.

Children and seniors are most at risk. For children, poor and inadequate nutrition can lead to learning and growth problems and lead to a life of unfulfilled potential.

Foodbank WA has developed nutrition programs to assist people in need with choosing and preparing healthy foods. 

It's School Breakfast Program is the the largest in Australia. Currently operating in 432 schools extending from Kalumburu to Warburton to Esperance the program supports more than 16,000 students benefit each week.

The Foodbank WA network extends from the state head office in Perth into regional centres in Albany, Bunbury, Geraldton, Kalgoorlie-Boulder and Peel.

Foodbank WA welcomes volunteers and regularly has groups of corporate volunteers attend to assist with its vital work.

To join the fight against prolonged hunger visit www.foodbankwa.org.au of call (08)9258 9277.

 

Kids Are Kids Therapy and Education Center Inc.

Kids Are Kids! provides therapy assessment and intervention services for children at all levels of developmental disability or delay.

  • Type:Charity
  • Charity:Child Welfare,Disabilities,Education & Training,Mental Health

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Description

From individual and group programs to government funded programs, we provide a range of services that support all childrens' developmental needs.

Therapy Focus

Therapy Focus is not-for-profit community service organisation providing therapy and support services to Western Australian children and young people with a disability or learning disadvantage.

  • Charity:Education & Training,Child Welfare
  • Type:Charity

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Description

We work closely with families, schools, carers and the community to improve quality of life for thousands of children, helping them grow and reach their full potential.

Our Purpose is Helping Children Grow

At Therapy Focus, our core purpose and strong organisational values are what underpin our therapy services and shape our relationships with members.

Through therapy, community engagement and education, information sharing, and a sound infrastructure supporting our dedicated staff, Therapy Focus is dedicated to helping children grow.

Our Strategic Plan outlines the key focus areas and strategic objectives for 2012 to 2014, that will help us achieve our purpose.

Wirrpanda Foundation

The Wirrpanda Foundation aims to improve the quality of life for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians across our three pillars of education, employment and health.

  • Type:Charity,Aboriginal
  • Charity:Aboriginal,Education & Training,Employment & Training,Fundraising,Sport & Recreation

Details

  • Employees (FTE):26
  • Established:2005

Description

<p> The priority of the Foundation remains employing local Aboriginal role models who are empowered to build capacity in their own communities.</p> <p> Since commencing operation in 2005, the Foundation has maintained its focus of improving the quality of life for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people by promoting strong role models and healthy life choices. The Foundation has established a number of successful programs in Perth, regional Western Australia, Victoria, New South Wales, ACT, and Queensland, and in doing so, has reached over 35,000 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of all ages.</p> <p> The main focus of each program is to improve the life outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people by targeting areas at specific stages of their lives.</p> <p> The success of the programs relies heavily on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mentors developing, delivering and managing these programs. The Foundation celebrates Aboriginal culture as one of the longest surviving in the world and aims to advance Indigenous Australians beyond their current health, education and employment standards.</p>

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