The next TFN Live Sydney event is coming up on Thursday 25 June, hosted online and generously supported by AMP.
AMP’s Tomorrow Fund provides $1 million in grants annually to amazing Australians who are doing great things in their community. The AMP Foundation will be matching donations on the night.
Please note that 10% of funds raised is retained by TFN in agreement with the NFPs pitching as a contribution to our operational costs.
Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are 160 times more likely to drown than their peers. Autism Swim is a multi-disciplinary and award-winning international charity, mitigating the risks associated with wandering and drowning for those with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD); and in turn, lowering the alarming and underreported statistics. Autism Swim is pitching at TFN Virtual Live to develop an App, which is a water safety game. This is available for free to those with other abilities all over the world, and allows them to learn vital water safety through their device.
Meet the presenter: Erika Gleeson, Founder and CEO
Erika Gleeson (GC. Autism Studies. BA. Behavioural Science and Communications)is insanely passionate about making society more inclusive, and enhancing the quality of life of those whom she supports. She is known as the international expert in Wandering and Drowning Prevention for those with other abilities.
Dreams2Live4 is the only organisation in Australia that helps make dreams come true for adults who are living with metastatic cancer, relapsed Lymphoma, Leukaemia and grades 3-4 brain cancer. The organisation is pitching at TFN Virtual Live to fund a Dream Maker, who will be with the patient from receiving the initial application right through to the completion of the dream. Dream Makers are nurses who understand the importance of a dream and the positive effect this can have on the mental health and well being of the patient.
Meet the presenter: Louise Mahoney, CEO
Louise Mahoney is CEO, Chief Dream Maker and the sister of the founder of Dreams2Live4 Annie Robinson. Her background as a nurse and carer for Annie during her illness makes her uniquely qualified to help patients in this difficult time of their lives. Louise endeavours to bring hope joy and optimism to adults living with metastatic cancer.
The Pink Elephants Support Network (PESN) is the only organisation offering targeted support to those experiencing a miscarriage and early pregnancy loss. 282 Australian couples every single day face this heartbreaking reality. PESN is pitching to offer qualified bereavement counselling sessions for its community, grieving the loss of their baby.
Meet the presenter: Sam Payne, CEO & Founder
Sam is on a mission to ensure that no one faces the journey of pregnancy loss alone and that they receive the support they need and deserve. Sam is an empathetic, engaging, knowledgeable and impactful advocate for those experiencing early pregnancy loss. She speaks from the heart, sharing her personal journey as well as those of the thousands that The Pink Elephants supports. She's creating a clear call to action to inspire enhanced support for those experiencing early pregnancy loss.