8 Female-focussed Charities to Support
We're paying homage to the incredible work these charities and organisations do to support women.
Charitable giving has always been the Aussie way and we want to encourage everyone to support charities and organisations that are supporting women. From ending period poverty to helping women get back out into the workforce, these are just a small selection of charities giving back to women in a big way!
Since launching 10 years ago, Two Good Co has donated over 160,000 restaurant-quality meals to local women's refuges for domestic violence survivors across Sydney and Melbourne. All you need to do to get involved is order lunch through their website, and they will donate a meal on your behalf. Simple!
With a clear and simple mission to stop all breast cancer-related deaths by 2030, the National Breast Cancer Foundation plays a pivotal role in generating funding for essential research. By purchasing one of their cool t-shirts, organising a Pink Ribbon Breakfast or going pink in June, you are providing much needed awareness and donations to this important cause.
Empowering girls and women to break the cycle of poverty and oppression, Support the Girls Australia ensures women have self-respect and dignity by providing them with bras, underwear and sanitary products. By donating money, volunteering or organising a bra drive in your local area, you are giving another woman a chance to get back on her feet.
Established in 2009, the core objective of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women’s Alliance (NATSIWA) is to empower Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women to have a strong and effective voice in the domestic and international policy advocacy process. To get involved, you can donate directly to the organisation and all funds are used to support the cause, provide financial assistance through scholarships and help distribute information.
Fighting to end period poverty, Share the Dignity is an organisation that benefits women who don’t have access to sanitary products across Australia. From donating money to support their great work or getting involved in their March Dignity Drive, help provide those most vulnerable with access to period products.
Domestic violence is a national issue that saw over 55 women murdered by men in 2020. With confronting statistics like this, White Ribbons work in eliminating gendered violence is more important than ever. Through providing community and workplace programs, and supporting research and government policy, White Ribbon Australia aims to push social change and ensure women a free of all forms of men's violence and abuse.
A global charity with a presence in Adelaide, Brisbane, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney, Dress for Success empowers women to achieve financial independence by providing access to professional clothing to help get them back into the workforce. You can easily get involved by volunteering in a distribution centre, organising a clothing donation drive with your friends and colleagues, or simply donate your clothes at the end of each season.
The Global Women's Project provides women abroad the tools and resources they need to help create a better life for themselves, their families and communities. Through funding local projects and giving them small loans to build businesses, they are effecting change and the social outcomes for women on a global scale.
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