OBrien Real Estate Foundation

OBrien Real Estate Foundation Approved Grant Applications Jan-March Quarter 2021

About OBrien Real Estate Foundation. 
We love seeing the positive impact our support has on our local communities and believe that giving back is one of the most important things we can do as an organisation. 100% of the money donated & raised goes back into the community. We support local schools, community initiatives, humble charities and local organisations with DGR Status.
Each of our agents makes a donation to the OBrien Foundation every time a property is sold. For more Information visit https://www.foundation.obrienrealestate.com.au/

Here are our approved grant applications for the January to March Quarter 2021. 
A total of $37,500 to donate to the following: 

Southern Cross Kids Camp
A Christian organisation that interrupts the cycle of abuse and neglect in primary aged kids from hard places. Our camps are designed to bring fun and laughter back into the lives of children whose everyday existence is less than ideal. One leader, called a Buddy, is assigned to each child ensuring that hope is delivered to every child who attends.
Amount donated $1,500

Life Central Services
Incorporated in 2004 is a “preventative” agency that operates in Casey and beyond providing programs and support to youth, families and schools.
Amount donated $5,000

Gethsemane Charity Incorporated
A not-for-profit association that aims to improve the health and wellbeing of ALL families, new migrants & the homeless. The purpose is to promote social cohesion within the community, instill a sense of inclusion, unity and harmony among residents from diverse cultures and nationalities and to give them a sense of hope.
Amount donated $5,000

Life’s Little Treasures Foundation (LLTF)
Australia’s foremost charity providing peer support and information to parents of premature and sick babies. In 2019, LLTF launched its Little Bag of Calm – a gift bag for parents with a fragile baby in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) which is full of activities and tools promoting self care and wellbeing in the hospital.
Amount donated $5,000

BackPacks for Kids
An Australian charity providing essential material aid to displaced children by providing the essentials needed most urgently, long before any arrangements have been made to further support them. Often children are placed quickly into foster or kinship care, for example, without much more than what they are wearing at the time.
Amount donated $1,000

Australian Animal Protection Society (AAPS)
AAPS is dedicated to animal welfare and relocating to a purpose built shelter that will allow for greater number of animals to be in our care, outdoor training and exercise space, bigger and more comfortable animal housing and a specifically-designed vet clinic. AAPS are not government funded and therefore rely on the support from the community and corporate partnerships.
Amount donated $5,000

Dogs for Kids (DFK)
DFK is a not-for-profit organisation that raises and trains assistance and therapy dogs for children. They require funding for Ongoing training for 35 support dogs.
Amount donated $5,000

Berwick Secondary College (BSC)
BSC is wanting to create an outdoor space for it’s students with learning disabilities. This inclusive outdoor space will incorporate chill out and fit zones – the chill out zones will promote social skills between students (tic tac toe game boards, giant chess) and the fit zone will have commercial quality fitness stations (exercise bike, eliptical trainer) where students can work on emotional regulation and increased physical activity.
Amount donated $5,000

Foothills Community Care Family Retreat Weekend
Foothills have been running the Dandenong Ranges Domestic Violence Peer Support Program for 4 years now. This program offers domestic and family violence specific support for mothers and their children in the Dandenong Ranges
and surrounds.
Amount donated $5,000