Shaw and Partners donates $300,000 to mental health support and suicide prevention charities across Australia Foundation11 Sep 2021

Shaw and Partners donates $300,000 to mental health support and suicide prevention charities across Australia.

 

RU OK? Day on Thursday 9 September was a proud day for Shaw and Partners with over $300,000 donated to mental health support and suicide prevention charities.

 

RU OK? Day, a day set aside to make a meaningful connection with someone you know who may be struggling. We all have people in our circle of friends, family, clients and colleagues who we know just may not be coping as well as they normally do. Reach out to them ask them “Are you really ok?”. This conversation could change a life.

 

As the impact of COVID-19 is being felt deeply across the nation with more people in our community seeking mental health support, Shaw and Partners was proud to announce the Shaw and Partners Foundation had committed $200,000 across 16 mental health support and suicide prevention charities across Australia.

 

  • Lifeline - https://www.lifeline.org.au
  • Kids Helpline - https://kidshelpline.com.au
  • RU OK? Day Foundation - https://www.ruok.org.au
  • Gotcha4Life - https://www.gotcha4life.org
  • The Carers Foundation - https://www.thecarersfoundation.org
  • Outback Futures - https://outbackfutures.org.au
  • Raise - https://raise.org.au
  • Streetwork - https://www.streetwork.org.au
  • Soldier On - https://soldieron.org.au
  • Black Dog Institute - https://www.blackdoginstitute.org.au
  • The Male Hug - https://themalehug.com.au
  • Roses in the Ocean – https://rosesintheocean.com.au
  • Operation Flinders Foundation SA - https://operationflinders.org.au
  • Breakthrough - https://breakthroughfoundation.org.au
  • Zero2Hero - https://www.zero2hero.com.au/
  • BeyondBlue - https://www.beyondblue.org.au

 

Shaw and Partners Co-CEO Earl Evans was thrilled to participate in Paul Murray Live Appeal to announce an additional $100,000 donation to Kids Helpline on behalf of the Shaw and Partners Foundation. 

 

The Paul Murray Live Appeal, urging Australians to donate to Kids Helpline amid the “huge spike” in mental health issues amid the ongoing pandemic, raised over $360,000 (and counting) with Shaw and Partners matching every donation up to $100,000.

 

Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free, confidential 24/7 online and phone counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25. Qualified counsellors at Kids Helpline are available via webchat, phone or email anytime and for any reason. For some young people, connecting with Kids Helpline has been a life-saving experience, while for others it’s about practical help and emotional support at the critical moment they need someone to listen.

 

To support Kids Helpline please donate at https://corporate.fundraise.kidshelpline.com.au/page/SkyNewsAustralia or call 1800-719-648.

 

On behalf of the Shaw and Partners Foundation, we would to thank the Shaw and Partners Board of Management, staff and advisers for getting involved with charities in their local community and personally contributing to the cause.

 

Shaw and Partners remains committed to using the privilege in our industry to effect tangible change in the fabric of Australian society by giving back to the communities we live and work in.

 

For more information on the Shaw and Partners Foundation please visit https://www.shawandpartners.com.au/community/shaw-and-partners-foundation

 

Have Fun. Live Life. Give Back.

 

Watch Paul Murray Live Appeal below

 

 

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