Support from the community helps The Infants’ Home to make a difference in the lives of vulnerable children and their families.
Each year we receive many generous contributions from corporations, philanthropic organisations, governments and individuals.
Throughout 2011 this support came in many forms, such as cash donations, products and services, and volunteering.
We are always grateful for this help, since it is crucial in allowing The Infants’ Home to continue our vital work.
Herbalife Family Foundation – to help fund our specialist health services.
James N Kirby Foundation – to benefit the Sydney Hope Family Cottage, our wellbeing centre for families.
IOOF Foundation – to help fund our GoodStart Programs, which are designed for children experiencing challenges in their early development.
Milton Corporation Foundation – to help fund our Father's playgroup.
St George Foundation – to help fund our Father's playgroup.
The Trust Company Limited – to support our vital speech therapy program, which helps children overcome debilitating speech problems and improves their communication skills.
Burwood RSL Club – to help support our domestic violence program and our Tuning into Kids group program.
Disney Club Penguin – to provide for early intervention programs for children in our care.
GE Finance – to support our early intervention work with vulnerable families.
UnitedWay Sydney – to help fund research into speech and occupational therapy for children with additional needs.
Westpac – to help families at risk.
Wests Ashfield – to help finance our parent education programs, our speech and occupational therapy program, and fund a bilingual worker for our Red Bug program.
Ashfield Council – to help support our Father’s Playgroup.
Burwood Council – to help support our Speech and Occupational Therapy (SpOT) Clinic.
Canada Bay Council – to help The Infants’ Home conduct Stepping Out, a series of workshops that used art, music, drama, storytelling and writing to help women to discover their creativity and build confidence.
Federal Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations – to help pay for the cost of building The Infants’ Home new Early Learning and Care Centre.
NSW Department of Education and Training – to help young children with disabilities.
NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet – to support the work of the Inner West Domestic and Family Violence Initiative, of which The Infants’ Home is a member.
NSW Government Community Building Partnership – to help finance our new Early Learning and Care Centre.
NSW Department of Community Services – to help The Infants’ Home provide services to families from emerging culturally and linguistically diverse communities, especially those from Bangladesh, Burma, China, Indonesia, Iraq, Korea, Pacific Islands, Sierra Leone and Sudan.
The Infants’ Home acknowledges the generous support this past year of the following donors and friends:
Many individuals donate their time and energy to The Infants’ Home through our corporate volunteering program.
424 volunteers worked with us in 2010 over more than 5,000 hours to help maintain our grounds, create resources for children, and contribute to a clean, tidy and pleasant environment for staff, children and families.
In the past year many volunteers have helped us to refill sandpits, clean play areas, paint outdoor furniture, and clear garden beds.
Volunteering at The Infants’ Home is a valuable way to strengthen team dynamics and build a strong culture as people work together to make a difference in children’s lives.
The organisations which helped us in 2011 include:
Our corporate volunteering fact sheet explains what to expect on the day.
To register your interest in corporate volunteering, please contact
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