Thank you to our generous host, Commonwealth Bank, for a fantastic night in support of four wonderful nonprofit organisations. The audience in the room helped create a fabulous and exciting atmosphere, pulling together to ensure that each nonprofit hit their $10k fundraising target.
Congratulations to Night Hoops, Miracle Babies, Desert Feet Tour and Zero2hero. $41,050 was raised! Thank you to every single person who pitched, pledged or participated in the event.
Read our article about the event here: Proof that philanthropy is for everyone!
See TFN featured in The West Australian: Song for Change - The West Australian
Night Hoops runs basketball tournaments to divert disadvantaged young people away from risk taking behaviours by providing a positive engaging alternative.Â Night Hoops promotes positive pro-social behaviour through its programs, the involvement of local youth in these activities will assist in reducing demand on local services due to antisocial behavior.Â www.nighthoops.org
WatchÂ Griffin Longley's 6-minute pitch.
Funds raised:Â $10,000
Miracle Babies is Australiaâs leading organisation supporting 45,000 premature and sick newborns born each year, their families and the hospitals caring for them. They are working to ensure thatÂ every family with a newborn requiring medical care has access to support, programs and resources regardless of geographical location and socio-economic status.
WatchÂ Melinda Cruz's 6-minute pitch.
Funds raised:Â $10,000
The principal purpose DFT is the promotion of music, dance and performing arts to and from isolated Western Australian Indigenous communities. They are creating a collaborative project to produce an album for Olive Kankawa Nagarra Knight (a regular indigenous facilitator with DFT). Olive seeks to heal through music and stories, in language and translated, exploring synergies between modern and traditional life, speaking of determination in spite of loss. www.desertfeettour.com/
WatchÂ Damien Thornber's 6-minute pitch.
Funds raised:Â $10,400
Zero2hero provides innovative school-Âbased programs for children and young people that develops their understanding of mental health issues and awareness of mental health services.Â Camp Hero is a fiveâday mental health leadership program that trains 50 young leaders to be mental health ambassadors within their school and community, empowering them to identify mental health problems and access help for themselves and/or others.Â www.zero2hero.com.au/
WatchÂ Ashlee Harrison's 6-minute pitch.
Funds raised:Â $10,650