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06
Dec

Christmas: a scary time for too many Victorian children

This Christmas, many Victorian children will be preparing present lists, hanging stockings and decorating trees. But for some children, the sad reality is that it’ll be a scary, lonely and distressing time.

15
Nov

Berry Street Christmas Appeal Launch

This week we officially launched the Berry Street Christmas Appeal and began raising much needed funds for Victoria’s most vulnerable children.

11
Nov

5 random acts of kindness for World Kindness Day

November 13th is World Kindness Day. We’ve prepared this list of ideas for big and small actions you can take to make the world a better place today.
17
Oct

Safe homes to give children a fresh start

Having a safe place to live, means that children can begin what is often a long journey of healing after the abuse and neglect they have suffered.

14
Oct

Aboriginal children in care

The Victorian Commissioner for Aboriginal Children and Young People has released a report highlighting that the vast majority of Victorian Aboriginal children in care are still not placed with Aboriginal carers or Aboriginal family.

10
Oct

Saver Plus – Building Skills and Assets for the Future

We're proud to have been part of the Saver Plus financial inclusion program for more than 10 years. Rose and Robert's story is just one of the many inspiring successes we have seen during that time.

23
Sep

Live and learn

Young people facing homelessness in Shepparton now face a far better future. The Shepparton Education First Youth Foyer has now officially opened, offering 40 young people a place to live while they learn.

19
Sep

Thank you to foster carers - the unsung heroes

Foster carers are the unsung heroes of our communities. We say thank you on behalf of all the Victorian children who might not be able to.

12
Sep

Six common myths about foster caring

Being a foster carer is more flexible than you might think. This article addresses some of the most common misconceptions that people have about foster care.

05
Sep

Include a Charity Week

Anyone can leave a gift from their estate, no matter how big or small. One of our bequestors shares why she decided to leave a gift to us in her Will.