The Australian Mutuals Foundation is proud to be the top corporate partner for Barnardos Australia, a leading children’s charity offering support programs to assist vulnerable Australian youth reach their potential.
This winter, Barnardos Australia is running their Christmas in July ‘Gifts for Teens’ Appeal to help bring smiles to the faces of teens who often miss out or are overlooked during Christmas toy appeals that target younger children. The appeal is a call out for gift cards to give to the teenagers supported by Barnardos programs, to help lift their spirits and show them they matter.
How does Barnardos Australia help Australian youth in crisis?
Barnardos understands the ever-growing pressure and expectations placed on young people and provides a range of youth support services to help empower Australian teens and prevent youth homelessness. Some of the services Barnardos provide are:
Youth homeless services
Counselling and mediation programs
Mentoring and advocacy
Youth drop-in and street outreach programs
Drug and alcohol services
Juvenile justice support
Support to undergo training and employment opportunities
Mental health support
How can you help?
You can support the Christmas in July appeal by purchasing a gift card online to help bring happiness and hope to lives of young people in need. It may feel like a small gesture, but your gift of kindness can make a world of difference for those who are struggling to find the motivation to keep fighting for a brighter future.
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