Charities and non profits organisations

PWAP color sponsor 150Party with a Purpose is a Civil Celebrations Network Inc project to encourage families and other groups to have quality time together by adding a ceremony to Birthdays, Anniversaries, Coming of Age and other family celebrations, and/ or raise funds for a good cause.

Wherever possible, this directory links to the Give Now website making donations easier to non-profits or charities sponsored here by our CCN Celebrants, CCN Affiliate members or non-celebrant members of the public. Sponsorship can be purchased from the CCN Shop.

Contact us if you would like to nominate a charity or non-proft free (without sponsorship) or if you wish to sponsor a charity or non-profit listed as "We're looking for a sponsor".

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Aims: Deaf Services Queensland is a not for profit organisation working with the community to enhance services and programs that benefit Deaf and hard of hearing adults and children across Australia.

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headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25 year olds.

The service is designed to make it easy as possible for a young person and their family to get the help they need for problems affecting their wellbeing. This covers four core areas: mental health, physical health, work and study support and alcohol and other drug services.

The services can be accessed through headspace centres, online counselling service eheadspace and postvention suicide support program headspace School Support.

Sponsor name: Janine Gallacher
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The Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation (RCF) is the fundraising arm of the hospital.  We raise, manage and distribute money to enable the RCH to provide the best care to patients and their families.

You can create a brighter future for sick children.

Sponsor name: Tony King
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RSPCA NSW has 10 shelters that provide comfortable accommodation and the best possible care to surrendered, neglected, unwanted, sick or injured animals.

The RSPCA NSW Coffs Harbour Shelter provides care and shelter to abandoned and neglected animals. It is the animal holding facility for Coffs Harbour City Council. In addition to adoptions, it runs one-on-one dog training sessions for pet owners. The shelter also trains rehab dogs from pounds, rescue groups and other shelters, and prepares them for adoption. It features a separate boarding block of 20 heated kennels.

Sponsor name: Susanna Jose
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RSPCA ACT offers a range of services to the Canberra community and surrounding region, including:
healthy, loving animals available for adoption;
a free lost and found service;
animal cruelty inspectorate;
Canberra’s only licensed wildlife care facility;
retail shop;
dog and puppy training classes;
cat boarding;
veterinary clinic;
pet care advice;
volunteering opportunities; and
programs to assist vulnerable members of the community.

Sponsor name: Civil Celebrations Network (CCN) Inc
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P.A.R.T.Y. is a trauma prevention program aimed at young people aged 15-25. Trauma is defined as an injury that has been caused by physical force such as motor vehicle crash, falls and assaults.  P.A.R.T.Y. seeks to give participants a snapshot of the possible traumatic and often preventable consequences of risk-related behaviour that can lead to traumatic injury.

P.A.R.T.Y. participants spend time with staff in the Emergency/Trauma Centre, the Intensive Care Unit, Trauma Wards, and Rehab units of the hospital getting an up front, true to life experience of the impact of trauma on young lives.

Sponsor name: Samantha Rechenberg
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Aims: To support young people effected by Cancer, whether it be themselves or a family member. The age group this supports is for young people between 12 and 25.
Sponsor name: Scott Broadbridge-Brown
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Although fighting fires and protecting the community from emergencies is the most visible aspect of the NSW RFS, the Service has many responsibilities as the leading agency for bush fire management and mitigation in NSW.

Essentially, the work carried out at Regional and District levels includes

Membership (Brigade management, Learning and Development, OHS&R, staffing etc), Operations (response, hazard management, mitigation planning, community engagement etc),
Infrastructure (brigade stations, fleet, communications, IT etc) and

Our corporate areas include positions in the areas of
environmental planning and assessment,
development control,
corporate planning,
information technology,
volunteer support,
human resources,
engineering and
executive services, just to name a few