• You helped us exceed our ‘Brighter Futures’ Charidy target!

    15 December 2016
    We raised $102,705 in 24 hours with your help on Charidy!

    On 14 December 2016 at midday, our Charidy campaign went live for 24 hours. Like a telethon, our volunteers, staff, board members and corporate supporters called our existing donors and supporters and ask them to donate.

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  • SHINE for Kids nominated for HRC 2016 Community Organisation Award

    10 December 2016
    Community Organisation Awards finalists 2016

    SHINE for Kids was one of five finalists for the Community Organisation Award in the 30th annual Human Rights Awards 2016. The Community Organisation Award is presented annually to a non-government or community-based organisation with a proven track record in promoting and advancing human rights in the Australian community.

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  • A personalised pillowcase: the perfect children’s gift that raises money for SHINE for Kids

    22 November 2016
    She knows that Daddy really misses her too. Her Mummy has given her a SHINE for Kids customised pillowcase.

    When you buy a personalised ‘Sleepover’ pillowcase, 50% of the profits are donated to SHINE for Kids! These 100% crisp cotton pillowcases are printed with a special photo surrounded by messages reassuring a child of their parent or grandparent’s love. There is also a Santa Sack option which can be personalised with your child’s name. Simply choose your design, upload your photo, add it to your cart and checkout!

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  • ASX Thomson Reuters Art Union

    9 November 2016
    Support SHINE for Kids through the ASX Thomson Reuters Art Union and you could win a Lexus RX200t!

    Support SHINE for Kids in the ASX Thomson Reuters Art Union for a chance to win a fabulous Lexus RX200t worth over $80,000! Second prize is a stunning pair of Autore diamond and pearl earrings worth $8,437. Third prize is a Murray River cruise from Captain Cook Cruises worth $2524. Drawn 16 March 2017.

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  • ‘SHINE for Kids provides support for children who have a family member in prison’ – Goulburn Post

    3 October 2016
    Goulburn Post

    SHINE for Kids community mentor project worker Lena Lockett says the service supports and works in partnership with children and young people so they can exercise their rights to protection and full participation in family, culture and social life. “These children are hidden in the community and can feel very isolated and stigmatised,” Ms Lockett said.

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  • ‘Helping young people shine’ – Koori Mail

    29 September 2016
    Helping young people shine – Koori Mail

    FOR more than three decades children and young people affected by a family member’s offending have been supported by SHINE for Kids, which operates in justice centres in NSW, Victoria, ACT and Queensland. Chief executive Gloria Larman said the organisation was shocked at the recent allegations of child abuse in juvenile detention centres in the Northern Territory and Queensland.

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  • Veterans Young Offenders Mentoring Program

    14 September 2016
    Demonstration Mentoring Project

    The Returned Services League (NSW) will recruit volunteer mentors for a mentoring program to be managed by SHINE for Kids. The program builds on the proven success of ‘Stand As One’ which has been conducted by SHINE for Kids at the Frank Baxter Juvenile Justice System since 2010.

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  • Baroness Jean Corston on ‘The Morning Show’

    14 September 2016
    Baroness Jean Corston on 'The Morning Show'

    Baroness Jean Corston, who spoke at a breakfast at Parliament House co-sponsored by SHINE for Kids, appeared today on ‘The Morning Show’ to discuss her groundbreaking work leading to The Corston Report in 2007.

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  • Dooleys supports ‘Connecting Kids’ series of programs

    17 August 2016
    Kylie Chermouni is presented with a ClubGRANT donation at Dooleys Catholic Club Lidcombe on 17 August 2016.

    Dooley’s Catholic Club through their ClubGRANTS scheme kindly donated $12,625 to our ‘Connecting Kids’ range of programs, supporting children and families in the Auburn LGA to access our services.

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  • Gloria Larman chats with James Valentine

    18 July 2016
    James Valentine, ABC Radio presenter

    A couple of weeks after he hosted A Night with a Few of Our Favourite Artists, James Valentine invited SHINE for Kids CEO Gloria Larman to outline what the organisation does and how parental incarceration so adversely affects the children we support.

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