Upper Northern Beaches Rotary's aim is to help out worthy Australian and international causes.
Here are some of the local and overseas organisations we support through our donations and activities.
Our goal is to support a range of worthwhile charities with some focussing on mental health.
Since it was founded more than 100 years ago, the Foundation has spent more than $4 billion on life-changing, sustainable projects.
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Australian Rotary Health provides funding towards research grants, fellowships and PhD scholarships focussed on finding preventative and curative solutions for mental illness in young Australians. From 2022, our funding focus will narrow to the mental health of children aged 0-12.
it also provides funding into a broad range of general health areas, provides scholarships for rural medical and nursing students, as well as Indigenous health students.
This is a community-based charity committed to the care of people living with cancer in the Northern Beaches region. Recently Rotary Upper Northern Beaches provided a grant for the purchase of medical equipment and will continue, in conjunction with NBCCC, the oncology team and professional allied health care services at Northern Beaches Hospital, to provide further support and assistance for the care and treatment of cancer patients during this stressful and difficult time.
Avalon Youth Hub is a fun, caring and passionate team of people. It is part of the community and here for the community as a service for emotional well-being and associated issues, established to support young people in Pittwater.
Based in Warriewood, Be Centre is unique registered children's charity devoted to providing one-on-one play therapy to children. Employing some of Australia's most experienced therapists, the Centre offers programs which can help children who re experiencing emotional, behavioural or psychological difficulties and those impacted by bullying, divorce, transitions, accidents, domestic violence, assault or grief. Be Centre is a safe space where children are supported.
The Community Pantry provides meals every Wednesday from 5pm – 6pm. The Pantry is located at Narrabeen Shark’s Club House (cnr. Pittwater Rd & Lake Park Rd, North Narrabeen, opposite Narrabeen High School). We provided a grant to assist The Community Pantry in purchasing a fridge, movable work top and speakers, and barbeque, to continue their work in providing this service to the local community in need.
We work with the international charity Build Your Future Today (BFT) to help create a sustainable infrastructure and conduct health. and education programs. in Cambodian villages. In Chub Smach, we have financed the drilling of clean water wells, greatly reducing the level of water-borne diseases.
Gotcha4Life is a not-for-profit foundation with a goal of zero suicides, taking action by delivering mental fitness programs that engage, educate and empower local communities. Their programs create meaningful mateship, build emotional muscle, and strengthen social connection in local communities. They focus on early intervention and the power of prevention through connection because we know we are all stronger, together. Gotcha4Life was established as a not-for-profit foundation by media person
The most ambitious project in Rotary International's history, is the volunteer arm of the global partnership dedicated to eradicating polio worldwide. For more than 25 years, Rotary has led the private sector in the effort to rid the world of this crippling disease, delivering oral polio vaccine to more than 2 billion children. PolioPlus is now recognised worldwide.
We donate to Shelterbox which supplies temporary shelter and survival equipment for people in areas struck by natural disaster. We donate to Australian and international disaster relief through Rotary channels or via Rotary clubs in affected areas such as bushfire affected areas.