• SHINE for Kids Annual Review 2017

    17 November 2017

    More than 50 supporters, funding bodies, volunteers, staff and Board joined us at the SHINE Cafe on Wednesday, 15 November for our Annual General Meeting and Annual Review. We are delighted to announce that our new Chair is Sue Woodward. Thank you to our former Chair, Graham West, who will remain on the Board.

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  • Join us for our 2017 Annual Review

    5 November 2017

    On behalf of the Board of Directors of SHINE for Kids Cooperative Ltd, please join us at the Shine Cafe for our 2017 Annual Review. Wednesday, 15 November 2017 5pm for 5.30pm (start) until 6.30pm

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  • Spotlight on SHINE for Kids at NSW Parliament House

    24 October 2017

    Last week SHINE for Kids was front and centre at NSW Parliament House for two major events.

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  • ClubGRANTS to help SHINE for Kids programs

    11 August 2017

    YOUTH, sports, disability and community groups are among those to receive a combined $100,000 in ClubGRANTS funding. The annual program is funded by Bathurst RSL Club and Panthers Bathurst, and on Thursday, 3 August, 28 groups were advised they had been successful in their application. Among them was Shine for Kids Bathurst which is a volunteer based program to support children and families of people in jail.

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  • World’s Largest Open House for NSW Kids in Need

    30 April 2017
    NSW Kids in Need 2017

    The World’s Largest Open House is an annual open day organised by NSW Kids in Need support of six charities including SHINE for Kids. It’s an amazing day to explore places you’d never normally get to go – while helping children in need.

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  • José Carbó at Barangaroo

    31 March 2017
    Jose Carbo at Barangaroo

    Hosted by SHINE for Kids in the Barangaroo Room at KPMG in Sydney, was exclusive performance from Opera Australia’s José Carbó. Guests enjoyed José’s incredible baritone voice, while tasting Australian and French premium wines from wine connoisseur, Henry Dawson-Damer, accompanied by delicious treats from award-winning chefs. It was an event not to be missed.

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  • 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. This award is presented annually to a non-government or community-based organisation with a proven track record in promoting and advancing human rights in Australia.

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  • ‘Colourful Dreaming’ earns a HESTA award nomination

    18 November 2016

    In early November we were nominated for a HESTA Community Sector Award for Outstanding Organisation. Our ‘Colourful Dreaming’ program was presented as an example of innovation and good practice: “SHINE for Kids Co-operative Ltd, North Parramatta, NSW – For developing the ‘Colourful Dreaming’ program to support children of incarcerated Aboriginal men by facilitating a community support network for those affected.” At a glamorous gala awards night on Thursday 17 November, 2016’s Outstanding Organisation was named ...

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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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