The Mothers’ Milk Bank collects, screens, pasteurises and distributes donated human milk to infants and mothers in need. It supports mothers who are unable to supply their own milk at the time of their baby’s birth. It supports mothers who encounter difficulties with lactation at a later stage of their child’s development and may require support to maintain a breast milk supply until able to return to fully breastfeeding their baby.
Paradise Kids is a Gold Coast Children’s Charity founded in 1996 to help children learn
life-skills to deal with grief through death, loss or illness. Whether the loss is the death or
approaching death of a parent, grandparent or sibling, grief through the stress of separation
or divorce, or the child’s own chronic life-limiting illness, Paradise Kids provides programs
to ‘help heal the heartache.
Hannah's Chance Foundation is the passionate voice in the fight against sarcoma, an aggressive form of cancer that primarily affects young people between 12 and 25. Hannah’s Chance Foundation was born out of love and founded on a common bond to fight sarcoma.
Compassion is an international Christian child development and child advocacy ministry committed to working in partnership with local churches around the world to foster the spiritual, economic, social, physical and emotional development of children living in extreme poverty in over 26 developing countries.
Doctors without Borders provides independent, impartial assistance in more than 60 countries to people whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect, or catastrophe, primarily due to armed conflict, epidemics, malnutrition, exclusion from health care, or natural disasters. Doctors without Borders provide medical aid to those most in need regardless of their race, religion, or political affiliation.
UNICEF is the driving force that helps build a world where the rights of every child are realised. They believe that nurturing and caring for children are the cornerstones of human progress. UNICEF was created with this purpose in mind. They work with others to overcome the obstacles that poverty, violence, disease and discrimination place in a child's path. They believe that together we can advance the cause of humanity.
We are honoured to add - The Fred Hollows Foundation, to the list of the charities and causes we support. I remember years ago when I volunteered in East Timor seeing many international aid organisations. There were literally rows of organisations and amongst the worlds biggest humanitarian crusaders was a little run down AUSTRALIAN office/surgery- The Fred Hollows foundation.
It still brings tears to my eyes. Proud to be an Australian. I am here to tell you they are creating miracles all over the world. A majority of their work is actually with the indigenous Australians.Thank you to all the team at the foundation, Fred must be so proud!