The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. As a leading voice on mental health, NAMI is an alliance of 600+ local affiliates and NAMI State Organizations in communities around the country focused on education and support, advocacy and awareness.
Sea Shepherd Australia and New Zealand
Sea Shepherd is an international direct-action ocean conservation movement. Sea Shepherd’s mission is to protect marine wildlife and end the destruction of habitat in the world’s oceans.
Starlight Children’s Foundation Australia
Starlight knows that happiness matters to sick kids facing the pain, fear and stress of serious illness. They help kids of all ages regardless of disability, injury or illness because what happens in childhood lasts a lifetime. They believe in happiness because it matters to sick kids’ health.
Reach Out Australia
ReachOut is the most accessed online mental health service for young people and their parents in Australia
Oxfam is a global movement of millions of people who share the vision of a world without poverty. Together, they endeavour to create a world where people everywhere are valued and treated equally.
Oxfam saves lives and helps to rebuild livelihoods when disaster strikes. This means providing access to clean water, aiding families to earn a living, grow food and send their children to school. We stand up for the rights of women everywhere and speak out against injustices that keep people poor through; emergency preparedness and relief, removing barriers to escaping poverty and challenging unjust systems.
OzHarvest is Australia’s leading food rescue organisation on a mission to ‘Nourish our Country’ by stopping good food from going to waste and delivering it to charities that help feed people in need.
OzHarvest’s yellow vans are out and about in communities every day, collecting quality surplus food from a network of donors, including supermarkets, cafes, delis, restaurants, corporate kitchens, airlines, hotels, and other food businesses.
Through their education programs and our advocacy work, OzHarvest hopes to inspire others to change behaviour and help reach the national target of halving food waste by 2030.
The RSPCA’s mission is to prevent cruelty to animals, by actively promoting their care and welfare through the work of state-based inspectorate teams, the rehoming of neglected and abused animals and by educating the community on responsible pet ownership.
The RSPCA relies almost entirely on donations from the community to keep its doors open to animals in need.
The Fred Hollows Foundation
The Fred Hollows Foundation is an international development organization working towards eliminating avoidable blindness and improving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Eye Health.
The Magic Coat
The Magic Coat is a charity that provides mental health programs and resources to children under the age of twelve. Statistics show that children’s mental health is deteriorating rapidly with children as young as seven self-harming and suiciding. The programs include parent and teacher programs that teach a common language for mental health in children and are run in prisons, women’s refuges, foster care, hospitals and schools.
The bright coloured characters and the Magic Coat keep children happy and engaged to learn these important strategies.