Blake De Bruin, his family and companies proudly help, support & recommend the following charities.
(Quote) Blake De Bruin: I take special care when deciding what charity to get behind and the selected few that I support are so important each for their own reasons. I encourage you to have a read about what each of them do for our communities and the difference they make to thousands of people’s lives every day. Get behind them with me and make a donation by following the links provides or contact blake’s PA via E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Metropolitan Caloundra Surf Lifesaving Club is located on beautiful Kings Beach, Caloundra on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast our beach is popular both with families and surfers and attracts approx 120,000 visitors each patrolling season.
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The Pyjama Foundation is a children’s charity that is breaking the cycle of disadvantage experienced by Australian children in foster care.
The Pyjama Foundation recruits, screens, trains and supports Pyjama Angels – volunteer members of the community who work with the children and support our true heroes – Australia’s foster families.
- 92% of children in care are below the average reading level at age seven
- 75% of these children do not complete schooling
- 50% of the homeless come from a care background
- 35% enter the juvenile justice system at some point (82% of Australian prisoners have below grade 4 level of functional literacy)
- 28% of care-leavers are parents within 12 months of leaving care
There are more than 37,000 children in care in Australia, a figure which doubled in the last decade. Indigenous children are vastly over-represented.
Research shows that any improvement in literacy and numeracy skills will have a positive impact on a person’s life.
Since inception in 2004, the organisation and its founder have inspired more than 1000 members of our community to become volunteer Pyjama Angels, visiting a child in care each week to read books, play games, and engage in other fun, learning-based activities. Read more at http://www.thepyjamafoundation.com/
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