Establishing Containers for Change at the Department of Health, May Holman Building

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Closes 16 Dec 2022

Vote for a charity

A list of charities has been shortlisted below from the Containers for Change website.

A short description of each charity and website link is provided.

1. Once you have reviewed the below charities, submit your vote at the bottom of page.
 

Charity

Description

HeartKids

(https://www.heartkids.org.au/)

The only national not-for-profit organisation solely focused on supporting and advocating for all people impacted by childhood heart disease (CHD), one of the largest causes of infant death in Australia.

The organisation's purpose is to help every child, teenager, and adult in Australia with CHD have a fighting chance to live a long, healthy, and fulfilling life.

ReachUs

(https://reachus-pilbara.org.au/)

REACH US – Bring ancillary support services to those battling Cancer and to provide support to their families who live in the Pilbara region. 

They provide support services in Dampier, Karratha, Port and South Hedland, Tom Price, Newman, Paraburdoo, Pannawonica and Onlsow. 

Earbus Foundation

(https://www.earbus.org.au/)

A WA-based Children's charity that works to reduce the incidence of middle ear disease in Aboriginal and at-risk children in our state. The Foundation brings together experts from Education, Health, Culture and Communities. The Earbus Program takes healthcare to Aboriginal people instead of expecting them to navigate their way through whitefella mainstream services.

Carbon Positive Australia

(https://carbonpositiveaustralia.org.au/)

An Australian charity that has been restoring degraded lands through ecologically sensitive planting for the last 21 years. They only plant trees in Australia, where they can guarantee that the trees are native, biodiverse and monitored. Trees are protected for up to 100 years, ensuring your donation leaves an enduring legacy. Every carbon offset purchased, every tree planted and every dollar donated helps to plant more native trees and shrubs and build a carbon positive future.

Outback Cleanups Australia

(https://outbackcleanupsaustralia.com/)

An Australia registered NFP charity dedicated to the cleanup and removal of rubbish pollution from remote beach, bush, and marine environments across Australia. Their mission is to remove illegally dumped and discarded materials from this incredible and diverse country with particular focus on Australian bush beach and marine environments.

No Limits Perth

(https://www.nolimitsperth.org.au/home)

A community based charity that provides essential items such as food hampers, pre-loved furtniture, toiletries and other basic essentials to those less fortunate, victims of domestic violence, vulnerable families and children, the elderly, those affected by fire, new comers and those just doing it tough.

Homeless Healthcare

(https://www.homelesshealthcare.org.au/)

The only organisation in WA providing homeless-specific healthcare across hospital and community settings, with expertise in traumed-informed care, alcohol and other drug (AOD) and mental health. For the homeless they provide a main hub in Highgate, a number of mobile Drop-In Centres in the CBD to offer homeless people easier access to services in a familiar environment, a street health outreach service in Perth CBD and Fremantle, as well as other services. 

SecondBite - Ending Waste. Ending Hunger

(https://secondbite.org/)

SecondBite is one of Australia’s largest food rescue organisations. They rescue surplus and unsold edible food that would otherwise be wasted in landfill, and distribute it to local charities and non-profits around Australia that help vulnerable Australians including families in crisis, the elderly and low income people, homeless, Indigenous Australians and more.

 

Which charity would you like the Department of Health to donate funds earned from containers for change?

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