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Inspiring Your Giving

Inspiring Your Giving 2019 presents more than $1 Million of priority projects responding to the needs of vulnerable women and diverse communities across Greater Sydney.

Be Kind & Support Sydney’s innovative local changemakers

Make a difference by donating to your favourite local projects in the following cause areas. 

WOMEN.

  • Overcoming Financial Vulnerability
  • Ending Discrimination Against Women
  • Education/Education/Scholarship

WOMEN.

Overcoming Financial Vulnerability

Shelt(her).

SHELT(HER) As the pace of economic and social change accelerates, the number of women needing care and support is growing exponentially. For the homeless, victims of domestic violence and their families, this funding response will rebuild women's lives.

House to Home

FUNDRAISING GOAL - $100,000 - Tackling the growing crisis in waste, homelessness and domestic violence in Sydney. From house to home will scale a successful project to reach 360 vulnerable women with practical support and new skills. Working with women re-establishing their lives after trauma or homelessness, this project supplies furniture and whitegoods to make their house a home. Plus, it will empower vulnerable women through DIY workshops. Training them with skills and confidence to make basic repairs. Becoming positive role models to their children and encourage girls to do the same. Working with referral agencies, this project is a triple win offering a sustainable solution for women in crisis.  

House to Home
Nagle House

Nagle House

FUNDRAISING GOAL  ***  $100,000  *** A Cana Communities safe house for homeless women in Redfern. Since opening 6 years ago, it has been home to 79 women. As the pace of economic and social change accelerates, and government safety-net declines, the number of women needing care and support is growing exponentially. Along with shelter, food, clothing and counselling; this program also weaves care and support tailored to each women’s needs. Each women is partnered with a companion as she makes her way to the next stage of life. Even after she leaves Nagle House, an Outreach service maintains a relationship to ensure her ongoing wellbeing.

Early Support Project

FUNDRAISING GOAL *  $27,500  * An early intervention, home-visiting program by Orana to support struggling mothers with young children in the Sutherland Shire. Diffusing potential issues before they escalate, they support women escaping DV, mothers with postnatal depression/anxiety, twins/triplets, single parents, wives with partners in the army, socially isolated and any other parent going through a difficult time.   Offering weekly home visits by trained volunteers with the option for in-home counselling/psychology, or access to groups and workshops. Working with volunteers and professionals, children see positive relationships while they play in safe environments, allowing them to grow into their full potential. Early intervention is a key strategy in developing strong, independent people.

Early Support Project

Ending Discrimination Against Women

Strong & Kind.

STRONG & KIND is breaking down barriers. Empowering women in life and career. These programs help women of all ages who are underemployed and unemployed find work and be paid fair wages. 

House to Home

House to Home

FUNDRAISING GOAL - $100,000 - Tackling the growing crisis in waste, homelessness and domestic violence in Sydney. From house to home will scale a successful project to reach 360 vulnerable women with practical support and new skills. Working with women re-establishing their lives after trauma or homelessness, this project supplies furniture and whitegoods to make their house a home. Plus, it will empower vulnerable women through DIY workshops. Training them with skills and confidence to make basic repairs. Becoming positive role models to their children and encourage girls to do the same. Working with referral agencies, this project is a triple win offering a sustainable solution for women in crisis.  

Nagle House

Nagle House

FUNDRAISING GOAL  ***  $100,000  *** A Cana Communities safe house for homeless women in Redfern. Since opening 6 years ago, it has been home to 79 women. As the pace of economic and social change accelerates, and government safety-net declines, the number of women needing care and support is growing exponentially. Along with shelter, food, clothing and counselling; this program also weaves care and support tailored to each women’s needs. Each women is partnered with a companion as she makes her way to the next stage of life. Even after she leaves Nagle House, an Outreach service maintains a relationship to ensure her ongoing wellbeing.

Early Support Project

Early Support Project

FUNDRAISING GOAL *  $27,500  * An early intervention, home-visiting program by Orana to support struggling mothers with young children in the Sutherland Shire. Diffusing potential issues before they escalate, they support women escaping DV, mothers with postnatal depression/anxiety, twins/triplets, single parents, wives with partners in the army, socially isolated and any other parent going through a difficult time.   Offering weekly home visits by trained volunteers with the option for in-home counselling/psychology, or access to groups and workshops. Working with volunteers and professionals, children see positive relationships while they play in safe environments, allowing them to grow into their full potential. Early intervention is a key strategy in developing strong, independent people.

Future Female Changemakers

Towards 50/50.

TOWARDS 50/50 Financial Scholarships and mentoring for talented girls and young women facing disadvantage. Breaking down barriers so women can successfully complete their studies and forge pathways to employment and financial independence

House to Home

House to Home

FUNDRAISING GOAL - $100,000 - Tackling the growing crisis in waste, homelessness and domestic violence in Sydney. From house to home will scale a successful project to reach 360 vulnerable women with practical support and new skills. Working with women re-establishing their lives after trauma or homelessness, this project supplies furniture and whitegoods to make their house a home. Plus, it will empower vulnerable women through DIY workshops. Training them with skills and confidence to make basic repairs. Becoming positive role models to their children and encourage girls to do the same. Working with referral agencies, this project is a triple win offering a sustainable solution for women in crisis.  

Nagle House

Nagle House

FUNDRAISING GOAL  ***  $100,000  *** A Cana Communities safe house for homeless women in Redfern. Since opening 6 years ago, it has been home to 79 women. As the pace of economic and social change accelerates, and government safety-net declines, the number of women needing care and support is growing exponentially. Along with shelter, food, clothing and counselling; this program also weaves care and support tailored to each women’s needs. Each women is partnered with a companion as she makes her way to the next stage of life. Even after she leaves Nagle House, an Outreach service maintains a relationship to ensure her ongoing wellbeing.

Early Support Project

Early Support Project

FUNDRAISING GOAL *  $27,500  * An early intervention, home-visiting program by Orana to support struggling mothers with young children in the Sutherland Shire. Diffusing potential issues before they escalate, they support women escaping DV, mothers with postnatal depression/anxiety, twins/triplets, single parents, wives with partners in the army, socially isolated and any other parent going through a difficult time.   Offering weekly home visits by trained volunteers with the option for in-home counselling/psychology, or access to groups and workshops. Working with volunteers and professionals, children see positive relationships while they play in safe environments, allowing them to grow into their full potential. Early intervention is a key strategy in developing strong, independent people.

COMMUNITIES.

Strengthening education & employment pathways

Headstart.

HEADSTART gives kids who are disengaged from their learning alternative ways to stay in school. Smart strategies for those who’ve given up to keep learning, stay out of trouble and get a job.

TryAngle

TryAngle

FUNDRAISING GOAL ***  $100,000  ***    Do you worry where you’re going to sleep tonight? Imagine being afraid to go home, anxious of the violence that awaits. For young people plagued with this fear and uncertainty, it’s a struggle to focus on work or learning. TrYangle is recognising the potential of young people with complex needs. Through its successful Cafe Y social enterprise, TrYangle will support 50 young people to access training, qualifications and pathway to employment. ‘We don’t employ young people to make coffee, we make coffee to employ young people’. Harnessing business for social value, TrYangle is creating purpose for a generation of young people.

Fostering Belonging

Together Sydney.

TOGETHER SYDNEY Help us belong. We are all Sydneysiders, a mixed bag of ages, nationalities and histories. Inclusive programs keeping us connected, reducing loneliness and create a thriving sense of community and well-being.

House to Home

House to Home

FUNDRAISING GOAL - $100,000 - Tackling the growing crisis in waste, homelessness and domestic violence in Sydney. From house to home will scale a successful project to reach 360 vulnerable women with practical support and new skills. Working with women re-establishing their lives after trauma or homelessness, this project supplies furniture and whitegoods to make their house a home. Plus, it will empower vulnerable women through DIY workshops. Training them with skills and confidence to make basic repairs. Becoming positive role models to their children and encourage girls to do the same. Working with referral agencies, this project is a triple win offering a sustainable solution for women in crisis.  

Nagle House

Nagle House

FUNDRAISING GOAL  ***  $100,000  *** A Cana Communities safe house for homeless women in Redfern. Since opening 6 years ago, it has been home to 79 women. As the pace of economic and social change accelerates, and government safety-net declines, the number of women needing care and support is growing exponentially. Along with shelter, food, clothing and counselling; this program also weaves care and support tailored to each women’s needs. Each women is partnered with a companion as she makes her way to the next stage of life. Even after she leaves Nagle House, an Outreach service maintains a relationship to ensure her ongoing wellbeing.

Early Support Project

Early Support Project

FUNDRAISING GOAL *  $27,500  * An early intervention, home-visiting program by Orana to support struggling mothers with young children in the Sutherland Shire. Diffusing potential issues before they escalate, they support women escaping DV, mothers with postnatal depression/anxiety, twins/triplets, single parents, wives with partners in the army, socially isolated and any other parent going through a difficult time.   Offering weekly home visits by trained volunteers with the option for in-home counselling/psychology, or access to groups and workshops. Working with volunteers and professionals, children see positive relationships while they play in safe environments, allowing them to grow into their full potential. Early intervention is a key strategy in developing strong, independent people.

Transforming Place

Well Placed.

WELL-PLACED Tackling disadvantage with smart design. Supporting innovative places, experiences, economies and business models to create vibrant communities. Holistic approaches that increase use, connectedness, safety and independence. Let’s leave no Sydneysider behind.

House to Home

House to Home

FUNDRAISING GOAL - $100,000 - Tackling the growing crisis in waste, homelessness and domestic violence in Sydney. From house to home will scale a successful project to reach 360 vulnerable women with practical support and new skills. Working with women re-establishing their lives after trauma or homelessness, this project supplies furniture and whitegoods to make their house a home. Plus, it will empower vulnerable women through DIY workshops. Training them with skills and confidence to make basic repairs. Becoming positive role models to their children and encourage girls to do the same. Working with referral agencies, this project is a triple win offering a sustainable solution for women in crisis.  

Nagle House

Nagle House

FUNDRAISING GOAL  ***  $100,000  *** A Cana Communities safe house for homeless women in Redfern. Since opening 6 years ago, it has been home to 79 women. As the pace of economic and social change accelerates, and government safety-net declines, the number of women needing care and support is growing exponentially. Along with shelter, food, clothing and counselling; this program also weaves care and support tailored to each women’s needs. Each women is partnered with a companion as she makes her way to the next stage of life. Even after she leaves Nagle House, an Outreach service maintains a relationship to ensure her ongoing wellbeing.

Early Support Project

Early Support Project

FUNDRAISING GOAL *  $27,500  * An early intervention, home-visiting program by Orana to support struggling mothers with young children in the Sutherland Shire. Diffusing potential issues before they escalate, they support women escaping DV, mothers with postnatal depression/anxiety, twins/triplets, single parents, wives with partners in the army, socially isolated and any other parent going through a difficult time.   Offering weekly home visits by trained volunteers with the option for in-home counselling/psychology, or access to groups and workshops. Working with volunteers and professionals, children see positive relationships while they play in safe environments, allowing them to grow into their full potential. Early intervention is a key strategy in developing strong, independent people.