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A Blooming Great Cause for Cystic Fibrosis WA

“65 Roses” sounds like cystic fibrosis and this campaign helps us create awareness and make a difference for families in their fight with cystic fibrosis.

  • Type:Charity
  • Charity:Family,Fundraising,Local Community,Mental Health



On Friday 26 May, hundreds of volunteers and businesses across Western Australia are banding together to sell 13,500 long stemmed roses to raise much needed money to provide care to children and young adults living with CF. The proceeds will also go towards fund world class research right here in WA.

Roses for 65 Roses Day will be sold by CFWA volunteers at $5 per stem, or $50 for 12 roses.

WHAT: 65 Roses Day

WHEN: 26th May, 2017

WHERE: Perth CBD and surrounds and throughout regional WA

WHY: To raise much needed funds for CF research to help find a cure

“65 Roses” sounds like cystic fibrosis.  Our “65 Roses” story dates back to 1965, when an observant 4-year-old, hearing the name of his disease for the first time, pronounced cystic fibrosis as "65 Roses." Today, “65 Roses” helps us create awareness and make a difference for families in their fight with cystic fibrosis.

Sale of Roses on Friday 26 May 2017:

·      Murray Street Mall – Perth CBD

·      Karrinyup Shopping Centre, Karrinyup

·      Belmont Forum Shopping Centre, Belmont

·      Altone Park Shopping Centre, Beechboro

·      Waterford Plaza, Waterford

·      Westfield Innaloo, Innaloo

·      Stockland Bull Creek Shopping Centre, Bull Creek

·      Southlands Boulevarde, Willetton

·      Yanchep Central, Yanchep

·      Wanneroo Central, Wanneroo

·      Westfield Whitford City, Whitford

·      Riverton Stockland, Riverton

·      Phoenix Shopping Centre, Spearwood

·      Winthrop Village, Winthrop

·      Subiaco Train Station, Subiaco

·      Henderson Mall, Fremantle

·      Telstra Morley Galleria

·      Telstra Maddington Central

·      Telstra Warwick Grove

·      Telstra Cockburn Gateway

·      Telstra Claremont Quarter

·      Telstra Manning Arcade

·      Regional areas including Albany, Broome, Bunbury, Esperance, Geraldton, Kalgoorlie, Northam and York

You can get involved by calling Karen de Lore at Cystic Fibrosis WA on (08) 6457 7333 or alternatively, please email [email protected]

For further information or to donate visit www.cysticfibrosis.org.au/wa/65roses

Breastique Art

Whether you have two breasts, one breast, or both breasts removed, you can make the most incredible art with your body.

  • Type:Charity
  • Charity:Fundraising,Health



About Us

Shiona preparing a canvas….
Let's start off with a story...

In January 2009 I hosted a housewarming party in Stirling, inviting dear friends to bring their energy and love into my new home. Standing in the courtyard was a white canvas that guests were encouraged to paint to remind me of the great night we had.

Throughout the evening, friends offered splashes of colour, shapes, stripes, etc, but a cheeky friend however, caused quite a stir when she said she was going to paint the canvas with her breasts! We looked at her dumbfounded – we're all quite liberal minded, but we don't get our 'assets' out at the drop of a hat, so we watched intently to see how she was going to achieve such a task.

With great gustso, she whipped off her top, plonked some paint on her breasts and then pressed herself up against the canvas. We all held our breath as she peeled herself off to reveal two large circular imprints that looked like to two big happy eyes!

Everyone was impressed by this random act of freedom and creativity,
and it created quite a buzz in for the rest of the evening.

For quite some time after, our close-knit group would talk about how fun and liberating it must have been to paint with breasts rather than a brush, so I made the suggestion that we all get together for a workshop and BYO our own canvas and paints and do some 'breast art.' This was met met with inspired smiles and nodding of heads at this which spurred on my next idea: "How about we sell the breast art we create and give proceeds to a breast cancer charity?" The crew responded with: "YEAH, LET'S DO THAT!" And so Breastique Art was born.

Many of us who brainstormed the Breastique Art concept could relate to breast cancer on a very personal level. We had all known someone who had died from breast cancer or who were receiving treatment for it, and many of us had already experienced the fear and dread of having a breast lump examined.

For me on a personal level, my I felt a real sense of loss when my Aunt Marion died of breast cancer. 'Mazz', as I used to call her, was a vibrant, cheeky lady who always saw the bright side of life. She never cared if she looked silly while enjoying herself, she just wanted to create a fun, dynamic, space wherever she went. Even during her last days, she talked about all the things she was grateful for and continued to focus on the positives in her life.

Breastique Art reveals my Aunt Mazz's attitude toward living by highlighting the fun and creativity of life, not caring about looking silly, but honouring what we've lost while celebrating what we still have.

Our connection to art recognises that art is often unique: no two pieces of art are the same, just like our breasts. Breasts are all different shapes and sizes and we are all magnificent in our uniqueness. 

Cystic Fibrosis Western Australia

This Association is a self-help organisation, holding regular meetings to share information, purchase equipment and fundraise to support research into cystic fibrosis.

  • Type:Charity
  • Charity:Fundraising,Information & Referral



Who are we?
Cystic Fibrosis Western Australia was established in the 1970’s by a group of concerned parents. The Association was a self-help organisation, holding regular meetings to share information, purchase equipment and fundraise to support research into cystic fibrosis.

In essence the work of CFWA remains the same today. We provide education, counselling, advocacy, recreation and home care services. We also provide home nursing and physiotherapy services to enable early discharge and early intervention from hospital.

Mission Statement
Our mission is to contribute to the social, physical and emotional well being of those affected by cystic fibrosis and to assist in the promotion of research.

Our Philosophy
Cystic Fibrosis Western Australia believes that each person should be given the best care and support that it can provide in a comprehensive, empathetic and professional manner.

Our Vision
Lives unaffected by CF. 

Diabetes WA

Founded in 1965, Diabetes WA is the peak body and voice of diabetes in Western Australia.

  • Type:Charity
  • Charity:Education & Training,Fundraising,Mental Health



Our vision, Freedom from Diabetes, captures the focus of what we do: to minimise the impact of diabetes in Western Australia. We strive to achieve this by:

  • Providing diabetes-related products to the Western Australian community to help people manage the condition. (To browse the online shop click here).
  • Providing a range of support and education services to make living with diabetes easier.
  • Offering programs that inform the community about the ways of safeguarding against or reducing the impact of diabetes, including type 2 diabetes prevention initiatives.
  • Providing resources and information for health professionals.
  • Advocating on behalf of people with diabetes to eliminate unfair practices and stigma.
  • Representing a membership base of over 12,000 people affected by, or at risk of, diabetes.
  • Raising vital funds to support research and programs.
  • Supplying information and advice to anyone wanting to know more about diabetes.

This important work cannot be achieved alone. It is through the generosity and support of the WA community that we are able to ensure this work is delivered and sustained for the future. 

Dog's Refuge Home

At the Dogs' Refuge Home we love dogs At the Dogs' Refuge Home in Shenton Park we love dogs and are committed to saving them. In fact we save hundreds of unwanted, neglected, abandoned and abused dogs every year.

  • Type:DGR 1 Status
  • Charity:Animals,Fundraising



With around 100 beautiful four legged friends in our care at any one time, chances are your next addition to the family is waiting patiently for you. And with so many abandoned dogs desperate for a second chance at a happy life, consider visiting us before you go to a pet shop or breeder.

If you love dogs then please help us. Take advantage of our dog and puppy training classes; use our boarding services; consider giving a donation or buy some merchandise at our online store. We can't thank you enough for caring!

Foundation for the WA Museum

The WA Museum Foundation is the fundraising partner of the WA Museum

  • Type:DGR 1 Status
  • Charity:Fundraising,Local Community



The foundation for our future

The best structures are built on strong foundations. The Foundation for the WA Museum believes that museums should spark a love of learning in the next generation. They should nurture a fascination with the past, an understanding of the present, and a passion for the future – and inspire us in unexpected ways. Importantly, they should influence and motivate young people to investigate the areas of science, technology, the arts and mathematics in the world around them.

The Foundation for the WA Museum has been committed to securing the future of our state heritage since 1995. Our role is to cultivate and develop relationships with individuals, organisations, and community groups who understand the critical role that museums play in society to create a thriving WA Museum. We assist in delivering engaging community and educational programs, support ground-breaking scientific research and discovery, source funding for exhibitions, and acquire new items for our state collection, beyond the State Government’s funding

A New Museum for WA

Opening in 2020, the highly anticipated New Museum for WA will be a source of pride for the community of Western Australia and a fitting gateway to our extraordinary state.

It will provide the perfect introduction to WA’s landscapes, biodiversity, culture, and geological heritage. This is an important time in our history, signifying a shift in the cultural landscape for the people of WA – and this is only the beginning.

The Discovery Endowment Fund

The Discovery Endowment Fund has been established by the Foundation for the WA Museum to unleash the potential of the New Museum for WA. With a $35M fundraising target, our mission is to help create world-class museum facilities, and to sustain and build on the excitement around the New Museum well beyond 2020. With your help, the Endowment Fund – like those for many of the world’s greatest museums – will provide the secure source of income necessary for our future.

Friends of the Art Gallery of Western Australia, Inc

The Friends of AGWA is a voluntary, not-for-profit organisation.

  • Type:Charity
  • Charity:Fundraising



Friends of the Art Gallery of Western Australia were formed by a group of passionate art enthusiasts. The organisation was established to promote and support the activities of the State Gallery, provide a more social forum for patrons, and assist in fundraising activities. Since its inception, the Friends have donated more than $3 million worth of important art to the state collection.

The Friends organisation is managed by an elected council of professionals chosen for their expertise in their respective fields. Councilors are elected at the annual AGM.

Gay And Lesbian Community Services

GLCS has been providing support, information and resources to the West Australian gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender community for almost 35 years.

  • Type:Charity
  • Charity:Education & Training,Employment & Training,Fundraising,Information & Referral,Mental Health



We are the longest running organisation of our kind in the Southern Hemisphere.

As WA’s main community based GLBT service provider our main focus is on providing essential services to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities, including our peer counselling phone line and social support groups. We also offer a number of training options for the general community, ranging from one-hour personal perspectives talks to half- and full-day workplace training in diverse sexuality and gender. We also have a successful history of running funded projects, often in partnership with other community groups.

Gay and Lesbian Community Services of WA (Inc.) is a non-profit organisation which aims to promote the wellbeing of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, queer and other sexuality, sex and gender diverse people in Western Australia.

Brief History
GLCS was established in 1974 as the Homosexual Counselling and Information Service of WA. In 1984 the name was changed to the Gay Counselling Service of WA and the organisation became an incorporated body. In keeping with worldwide trends to recognise the contribution and needs of women in the community, the name of the service was changed in 1990 to the Gay and Lesbian Counselling Service of WA (Inc). In 1999 the name was changed again to the Gay and Lesbian Community Services of WA (Inc) to reflect the wider range of services that GLCS provides. We are the oldest service of our kind in the Southern Hemisphere.

GLCS receives some funding from the Health Department of WA. While this money is much appreciated and essential, it covers only our basic costs. Our ability to provide our essential services is dependent on the efforts of our volunteers and additional income from financial memberships, donations and fundraising.

Harvey Primary School Colour Run and Movie Night

  • Type:Charity
  • Charity:Fundraising



High Tea at Caversham House for Rett Syndrome

Support Dr Helen Leonard's research to help our daughters diagnosed with a severe intellectual disability, Rett Syndrome in a Decadent and Devine High Tea at the gorgeous Caversham House Marquee.

  • Type:Charity
  • Charity:Disabilities,Fundraising



We are the families and friends of our daughters, sisters, nieces and granddaughters diagnosed with a severe neurological disorder called Rett Syndrome. 
We want the best life for our girls Paris, Addison, Mikayla, Brooke, Kayla, Marlee, Chloe, Koby, Kayla and Charlotte.
Together we can make a difference to raise much needed funds to maintain Rett Syndrome research by Dr Helen Leonard with Aussie Rett

JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation)

JDRF is the world's largest charitable supporter of type 1 diabetes research.

  • Type:DGR 1 Status
  • Charity:Family,Fundraising,Local Community,Mental Health,Youth Welfare



JDRF was founded in 1970 in the US and 1982 in Australia by a group of determined volunteers.

Internationally, JDRF has been involved in every major type 1 diabetes breakthrough of the last four decades.  JDRF-funded researchers have driven the advancement of day-to-day disease management tools and accelerated the pace of research through a focus on four research priorities - immune therapies, beta cell therapies, glucose control therapies and complications therapies.

JDRF supports Australian diabetes research via the strategic provision of funding, investing over $160 million into Australian research to date.

In addition to supporting research, JDRF Australia plays a key role in advising and influencing health policy direction across all levels of government and building community awareness of type 1 diabetes.

Throughout all local and international activities JDRF's mission remains constant - to find a cure for type 1 diabetes and its complications through the support of research.


Jump to Cure Diabetes

The Jump to Cure Diabetes is the ultimate challenge - and a great way to raise funds for type 1 diabetes research.

  • Type:Charity
  • Charity:Fundraising,Sport & Recreation



A tandem skydive is the easiest way to experience the thrill of jumping out of a plane, while you make a big difference to JDRF and medical research.

Imagine the feeling when you and your instructor step out of the plane's door up to 14,000 feet above the ground ... and freefall for at least 20 seconds at 240km per hour ... before pulling the parachute cord ... and floating to the ground with incredible views over the local area.

Watch Oli’s video to see the thrill of the Jump. Oli even steered the parachute while enjoying the amazing views over Picton!

What does the Jump to Cure Diabetes involve?

Skydiving is the fastest non-motorised sport in the world! You will be participating in a tandem skydive with training provided. Securely attached to a highly experienced instructor, you will enjoy seconds of exhilarating free fall, reaching speeds of up to 240km per hour. You will then soar over amazing views of your local area under a parachute built for two. You can even steer the parachute if you wish!

What is included in my Jump to Cure Diabetes experience?Tandem skydiving training session on the morning of your JumpScenic flightViewing area for friends and family to watch fromKnowing that you are contributing to the very best type 1 diabetes researchWhat costs are involved to take part in the Jump to Cure Diabetes?

A $100 non-refundable deposit plus a minimum fundraising goal of $1,250 per person is required to participate in the Jump to Cure Diabetes. We have loads of great fundraising ideas available to help you reach your goal plus your JDRF Account Manager can help you tailor some activities to suit your interests.

When will the Jump to Cure Diabetes be held?

Please note, minimum age restrictions apply at each venue, please see below .

A participant under the age of 18 must seek written permission from their parent or legal guardian. A form will be sent to you upon registration to be signed by both the participant and the parent or legal guardian prior to the event. The parent or legal guardian must also accompany the participant on the day of the event. Proof of age will also be required.

Minimum age 12

How do I get involved?

Take the ultimate challenge for yourself and type 1 diabetes and register for the Jump in your state today. Numbers are limited for each Jump so be quick!

Kidney Health Australia

Founded in 1968, Kidney Health Australia is a not for profit organization whose focus is to promote good kidney health through education, advocacy and research. Kidney Health Australia develops initiatives to save and improve the lives of Australians affected by kidney disease.

  • Type:Charity
  • Charity:Fundraising,Health





Kidney Health Australia was first incorporated on 9 August 1968 as a non-profit organisation which has served the kidney community of Australia for well over 40 years. Kidney Health Australia's mission, vision and values are at the core of how we conduct our business and form the foundation for our future direction.

Our Mission

To promote good kidney health through education, advocacy, research and support.

Our Vision

To save and improve the lives of Australians affected by kidney disease.

Our Values

Commitment to excellence
Working cooperatively
Proactive leadership
Commitment to ‘making a difference'
Kidney Health Australia is a not for profit organization whose focus is to improve kidney health outcomes leading to substantial improvements to the quality of life for people with kidney and urinary tract diseases, their families and carers, as well as developing initiatives that reduce the incidence of kidney disease in the Australian community.

Kidney Health Australia has given a long term commitment to families and children affected by kidney disease, but the biggest challenge remains for us to reach those two million Australians who do not know they have early kidney damage.

Fast Facts on CKD
Kidney disease has no warning signs which means that a person can lose up to 90% of their kidney function before they realise they are sick. It is for that reason that kidney disease is referred to as ‘the silent killer'. Kidney Health Australia works tirelessly to make a noise about this 'silent' disease' which claims many lives every day in Australia. Refer to Fast Facts on CKD for statistics.  

Make a Difference

Make A Difference WA aims to raise significant funds to improving the overall quality of life for disadvantaged youth across Western Australia

  • Type:Charity
  • Charity:Fundraising



Make a Difference Foundation WA is delighted to announce its latest charity project for 2012, the Youth Mentor Scholarship Programme in support of disadvantaged youth in Western Australia. The Foundation has allocated funds towards this programme to foster the further development of talented underprivileged youths aged 12-19 inclusive who require financial assistance to enable them to pursue their chosen field. The division of scholarship monies are to be decided upon assessment of the individual applicant requirements each year.

Applicants will need to show how funding made available by Make A Difference Foundation WA will help them on the path to realising their goals and is necessary to further their development and education in their specific area which may include academic, music, sport, dance, science, drama, community etc. The foundation will further this programme by endeavouring to provide leadership and mentorship by West Australians who have achieved their goals and success in their chosen field. Hopefully through the support from the foundation and the WA Corporate Community, we can help these young people to make their dreams come true and you never know we may have discovered the next Justin Langer or Jessica Gethin. 

Midwest Charity Begins At Home Inc

Midwest charity raising funds for local people suffering financial hardship due to serious illness such as cancer.

  • Charity:Emergency Relief,Family,Fundraising,Local Community
  • Type:DGR 1 Status



Midwest Charity Begins at Home Inc is a local Midwest charity located in Geraldton, Western Australia.  Our aim is to create hope and offer financial relief for Midwest residents in need due to serious illness.  This is achieved by running many fundraising events throughout the year including an annual Gala Dinner for 430 guests.  

We have also established a youth committee where we aim to empower our younger generation by joining us in our mission of raising funds to support local Midwest families.


We pride ourselves that all dollars raised stay in the local Midwest community. 


Our charity adopts a values-based approach. Contribution, Community, Integrity, and Compassion.

Momentum Forum

The mission of Momentum Forum is to create awareness of worthy causes via social and business networking

  • Type:Charity
  • Charity:Fundraising,Health,Mental Health



Momentum Forum Events
Momentum Forum is a marketing and networking organisation with a strong charity component. Momentum's celebrated functions provide an opportunity for corporate and social networking and introduce guest speakers from all walks of life.
Momentum Forum hosts four signature, annual events each year including:

International Woman's Day Luncheon supporting in support of women's rights- Momentum Forum presents Most Inspiring Woman of the Year.

JDL Men in Black Ball in support of Men's Mental Health- Momentum Forum presents Most Inspiring Man of the Year.

Brian Gardner Pink Ribbon Ball for breast cancer research proudly supporting National Breast Cancer Foundation.

Melbourne Cup Luncheon for Canteen.

Muscular Dystrophy Association of Western Australia

Everything we do at Muscular Dystrophy Western Australia is focused on improving the quality of life for Western Australians with muscular dystrophy and allied conditions, supporting those who care for someone with muscular dystrophy or an allied condition and funding research into treatments and ultimately, a cure for these devastating diseases.

  • Type:DGR 1 Status
  • Charity:Fundraising,Mental Health



About Muscular Dystrophy


Muscular dystrophy is a neuromuscular, genetic disorder which results in the progressive deterioration of muscle strength and function. There are in excess of 70 types of muscular dystrophy affecting more than 20,000 Australians.

Western Australians living with muscular dystrophy face daily challenges – their muscles waste away which steals their independence, they are confined to electric wheelchairs because they can no longer walk, and in many cases, each day, it becomes more difficult for them to breathe.


Newman's Own Foundation

Paul Newman was committed to helping make the world a better place. To carry on his philanthropic legacy, Newman’s Own Foundation turns all net profits and royalties from the sale of Newman’s Own products into charitable donations.

  • Type:Charity
  • Charity:Fundraising



WA charities receive $200,000+ from Newman’s Own Foundation

Four West Australian charities will share in $USD205,000 in donations from the US-based Newman’s Own Foundation, the private foundation established by the late actor Paul Newman.

Altogether Newman’s Own Foundation has donated more than $1 million to Australian charities this year for projects either focusing on children with life-limiting conditions or hunger and nutrition initiatives.  The four WA charities are:

Manna Incorporated, Western Australia
A $25,000 grant for their Breakfast Club program, which will be used to purchase new appliances for kitchens at five schools and allow them to provide breakfast on school days for children from deprived areas of Perth.

Muscular Dystrophy Association of Western Australia, (MDWA)
A $75,000 grant for the purchase 10 custom made standing frames, which through regular use can help maintain muscle length and the ability to walk, thereby improving respiratory, gastrointestinal, urinary and skeletal health.

The Kyle Andrews Foundation, Western Australia
A $30,000 grant for the annual Kyle's Camp in Broome for children with cancer from Princess Margaret Hospital in Perth. The camp offers fun activities and the chance to form new friendships, so these children can, in Kyle's words, “feel better”.

David Wirrpanda Foundation, Western Australia

A $75,000 grant to fund the food expenses for their 2013 Aboriginal health and education programs. The grant will be dedicated to ‘Merany Yanginy’ which literally means 'to give food' in local Nyoongar Aboriginal language.  The program provides Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander participants with healthy and nutritious snacks along with healthy diet education, dietician visits and cooking lessons.To date, Paul Newman and Newman’s Own Foundation have given over $350 million (USD) to thousands of charities around the world including $18 million for Australian and New Zealand charities. 

Parkerville Children And Youth Care (Inc)

Parkerville Children and Youth Care protects and cares for the most vulnerable children and youth in our community through the provision of a therapeutic environment.

  • Type:Charity
  • Charity:Child Welfare,Education & Training,Fundraising,Housing & Homeless



Our core business remains our response to the “high needs child”. Many of these children and youth have suffered chronic histories of multiple abuse and display a range of trauma-related behaviours.

Out of Home Care for children and youth will always remain our core business, however, Parkerville Children and Youth Care today also offers valuable outreach services and programmes to the wider community for children, youth and families in need. For more details on these programmes please visit the programme section within this website.

Our programmes are designed to be outcome focused for the children and youth for whom we provide care. There is an emphasis on individualised care plans to meet the needs of each and every child or young person. We strive to make a positive difference to the lives of all children and youth who come into our care.

To be at the forefront of innovative and best practice in caring for and treating children, youth and their families who have experienced trauma from abuse.

Path of Hope Foundation

Path of Hope offers assistance and resources to women vulnerable to, or currently experiencing, family violence.

  • Charity:Fundraising,Information & Referral,Local Community,Family
  • Type:Charity



Since its 2012 inception, the Path of Hope Foundation has gained momentum and has become a Major Financial Foundation, Public Ancillary Fund (PuAF) with approved fundraising licenses in all states and territories in Australia. The Path of Hope Foundation is an international project through the Joint Venuture between Rotary and The Salvation Army; two internationally recognised not-for-profit organisations fighting to end domestic violence globally. Rotary International is the fund and volunteer raising arm and The Salvation Army is the operating arm.

Our vision

Our vision is to break the cycle of family and domestic violence by empowering women and enabling them to create positive new pathways. This will lead to women having a greater likelihood of raising their children away from domestic violence enhancing the chance for their children to break the destructive cycle in their lives.

Our mission

Our mission is to provide resources and assistance to women who are vulnerable to, or currently experiencing domestic violence. By providing women with support and guidance, they can become more independent, thereby breaking the cycle of domestic violence. We seek to assist women who are currently experiencing domestic violence by empowering them to take appropriate action and measures to ensure an improved quality of life for themselves and their children.

Refuge at undisclosed location

The Path of Hope Foundation raises funds for The Salvation Army to provide immediate support and refuge for women and their children who are victims of domestic violence. Due to the safety of the women and children the address is not revealed. The Refuge extends support through a unique group of programs and services. It is aimed at assisting with reintegration into society after women have left the Refuge. These services provide an opportunity for women to build networks and connect with the community, thereby breaking the cycle of domestic violence so they, and their children, can have a brighter future and can contribute to the community. Education and role model examples by parents, need to illustrate, from kindergarten level, that violence is not a right of any family member.


PlusLife is a WA not-for-profit organisation licenced to retrieve, process & distribute human bone & tissue. Just like organ transplants some people need bone or tissue transplants.

  • Type:DGR 1 Status
  • Charity:Fundraising,Health



<p> As a registered charity and the only bone bank in Western Australia, PlusLife provides an essential service to the health sector. Amongst the recipients are children and adolescents with spinal deformities, bone tumour patients (generally young people who have avoided amputation of a limb by recieving a transplant); and many patients with arthritic joint disease caused by dibilitating arthritis and trauma, whose mobility and general wellbeing has been improved by receiving bone grafts from PlusLife.</p> <p> <u><strong>Primary Objective</strong></u></p> <p> To enhance the life of patients by providing the highest quality grafts (transplanted tissue) for their surgical treatment and to acknowledge the generous gift of donation.</p> <p> <u><strong>How Can People Donate Bone/Tissue?</strong></u></p> <p> PlusLife operates two bone/tissue donor programs:</p> <p> <strong>Living Donation</strong> - PlusLife accepts donations from patients undergoing hip replacement surgery. These patients may donate the femoral head (ball part) of the hip joint, which is otherwise discarded as a routine part of the hip replacement surgery. PlusLife Donor Liaison staff discuss donation with hip replacement patients and obtain their consent before surgery.</p> <p> <strong>Cadaveric (deceased) Donation</strong> - with the consent of the next of kin, PlusLife may also retrieve bone and tissues (including tendons and ligaments) from deceased persons. This program provides the large structural grafts used for major limb saving and reconstruction procedures for patients with bone cancers and those requiring complex joint replacement surgeries. </p>


RSPCA work to protect animals from cruelty and give them a new home.

  • Type:Charity
  • Charity:Animals,Fundraising,Local Community



RSPCA WA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) has been a voice for animals in Western Australia for over 120 years.

Our mission is to prevent cruelty to animals in Western Australia by actively promoting their care and protection.

Every year we rescue, care for and rehome thousands of animals that have been lost, abandoned, injured, or abused.

Our Inspectors have the power to protect all animals from abuse, neglect, and abandonment, including prosecuting people under State's Animal Welfare Act 2002..

Our Community Education team also provides education programmes to teach compassion and responsible behaviour towards animals.

We also run a popular and very succesul Puppy and Dog training program.

RSPCA Western Australia

The RSPCA's mission is to improve the Welfare of Animals across the state. We are a charity, not a government agency.

  • Charity:Fundraising,Animals,Education & Training
  • Type:DGR 1 Status



All animals are accepted as sentient beings treated with dignity, compassion and respect.

We believe all animals should be:

  • free from hunger and thirst
  • free from discomfort
  • free from pain injury and disease
  • free to express normal behaviour
  • free from fear and distress

Services include:

  • Inspectorate
  • Adoptions and animal shelter
  • Education and School Holiday programs
  • Animal advocacy

Senses Australia

Senses Australia is one of WA's oldest charities & has been providing services since 1895. Now a world class disability services provider with a mission of ending the isolation for people of all ages.

  • Type:Charity
  • Charity:Disabilities,Fundraising



Ending the Isolation across Western Australia.

Senses Australia is one of Western Australia’s oldest charities and has been providing services to the Western Australian community since 1895. Now a world class disability services provider which holds the highest ethical standards and strives for excellence in all it does, with a mission of ending the isolation for people of all ages living with disability across Western Australia. Our purpose is to provide ongoing support to families and individuals of all ages to meet their goals and aspirations.

Senses Australia is built on the values of RESPECT, INTEGRITY, INNOVATION and EXCELLENCE, which guide us in everything we do. We provide vital services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year including respite, therapy, assistance to live in the community and unique services for people who are deafblind or who have the dual sensory disability of vision and hearing.

We at Senses Australia want to support families and each individual with disability to live life in the way that they choose. We invite you to help end the isolation by supporting Senses Australia provide the much needed services and support to West Australians living with disability and their families.

SIDS and Kids WA

SIDS for Kids WA is a community-based organisation and had our beginnings as a mutual support group for bereaved SIDS parents and families during the 1970s.

  • Type:Charity
  • Charity:Family,Fundraising,Mental Health



By 1979 this small self-help group had grown, and the Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Foundation was incorporated.

At the same time the Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Support group WA (SANDS) had formed, and this group offered support to those families who had suffered the loss of a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth, or neonatal death.

Both groups operated separately for several years, until in 2000 it was recognised that these two very special support organisations could benefit by merging, and so the SIDS Foundation and SANDS became SIDS and Kids WA.

SIDS and Kids WA is funded through the generosity of the Western Australian public. The two main sources of income are Red Nose Day product sales, and tax-deductible donations.

Interested in joining us?


We rely on a large number of volunteers, many of whom are bereaved parents, their families and friends. These volunteers carry out a variety of essential duties including Red Nose Day activities, family support, events, community education and office duties. We encourage you to visit our volunteer page enquire about our volunteering opportunities.

Partners & Supporters

We're grateful for the support of our partners and supporters who help fund our education and bereavement support programs and services and research into stillbirth and sudden infant death syndrome. Why not make a meaningful contribution to our community and become a SIDS and Kids WA partner or supporter?

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