We live in world of many contrasts, those contrasts span form unbridled wealth to extreme poverty, security and safety to violence and war, freedom to oppression. For those amongst us who can, there are many who will benefit by our generosity irrespective of the form or size of it. Our Music is our way of raising issues for discussion and we hope from those discussions, we see actions. This page is designed to facilitate those actions by giving to you just some choices for who you might want to help. The gift of giving is the greatest gift and we invite you to receive this gift.
We believe that sanitary items should be a right NOT a privilege. We were shocked to learn that in Australia many homeless women and women in domestic violence shelters had to face unthinkable indignities during their monthly period. For these vulnerable and at risk women, each month brought a shameful and traumatic experience, suffering indignities such as having to clean themselves in public toilets and use paper towels or newspaper to create makeshift sanitary pads.
HOMELESSNESS CAN AND DOES HAPPEN TO ANYONE. Hutt St Centre aims to end homelessness for every person who walks through our doors, with care and without judgement.
By taking the Oath… You are standing up with thousands of Australians determined to end men’s violence against women. Taking the White Ribbon Oath is a powerful symbol of your intention to be part of real change.
Campaign “Break the Silence” by APAV – Portuguese Association for Victim Support – developed by JWT Lisbon, 2005.
Crisis Support. Suicide Prevention. Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services. Lifeline is committed to empowering Australians to be suicide-safe through connection, compassion and hope. The vision is for an Australia free of suicide. Lifeline: 13 11 14
EDUCATION equals POWER and OPPORTUNITY If children are hungry or encounter hardship, they are not able to fully engage at school, therefore, not achieving educational outcomes. We know from research that children who grow up in hardship are more likely to be uneducated, and live in hardship as adults. KickStart for Kids endeavours to level the playing field.
BEYOND BLUE provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live.