Sydney, Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Congratulations to the four organisations who pitched at our March 10 event; School for Life, Substation33, The 40K Foundation and the Thomas Kelly Youth Foundation. The evening was a record-breaking success and provided outstanding support for the four fantastic nonprofits. Thank you to our generous hosts Macquarie Private Wealth and TFN founding partner Macquarie Group Foundation for a hugely successful evening.

Thanks to the moving pitches and incredible generosity in the room, $214,050 was raised! Thank you to every single person who pitched, pledged or participated in the event. 

Read about the night here: Record set at TFN’s first event for 2015

See photos from the event and watch the pitches.

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  1. Project #1: School for Life

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    School for Life Foundation aims to break the cycle of poverty in rural Africa through education and sustainable development. By providing high quality education to children and adults in neglected areas, School for Life offers a holistic program that enables local employment, empowerment, action and change. 

    Funds raised: $51,150

    Watch Annabelle and David's pitch

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  2. Project #2: Substation 33

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    Substation 33 provides an economically friendly eWaste disposal service, interrupting the flow of electronic equipment into landfills and putting the materials back into the manufacturing system. Substation 33 provides this service by employing local residents of Logan City and its surrounds, acting as a community resource offering practical volunteering, work experience and job placement opportunities.

    Funds raised: $50,700

    Watch Tony's pitch

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  3. Project #3: The 40K Foundation


    40K began as a school for children in Bangalore. Today, The 40K Foundation is a social business collective that incubates social enterprises and delivers world-class education to villages with no internet and no qualified teachers using it’s core innovations: the gamified 40K PLUS app that aggregates world class content, and DynamicAssist, which enables children to teach children.

    Funds raised: $50,100

    Watch Clary's pitch

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  4. Project #4: Thomas Kelly Youth Foundation


    The Thomas Kelly Youth Foundation reduces alcohol-related violence and anti-social behaviour amongst young people in Australia by raising community awareness and contributing to the formation of government regulation and industry practice to lead to behavioural change.

    Funds raised: $62,100

    Watch Ralph's pitch

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