The Big Sister Foundation assists community organisations working in the Sutherland Shire and surrounding areas to provide vital services to women and their families.
As a philanthropic foundation our funding programs, knowledge and networks assist local organisations in building the capacity they need to grow & flourish.
We believe in working closely together to create positive impact, providing a stronger future for women & their families in our community.
new mothers each month provided with weekly, in-home support by volunteers.
3Bridges Early Years Support Service ensuring healthy and happy mothers, babies and families in the Shire for over 11 years.
kids attended Kookaburra camps and activity days across Sydney in 2016
The Australian Kookaburra Kids Foundation providing support and respite for kids living in families affected by mental illness
caseworker sessions with 300 families working towards positive outcomes since 2013
Southern Community Welfare supporting women and families experiencing domestic violence, mental health and homelessness risk.
families in need received donations of nursery items and clothes since 2011.
Dandelion Support Network accepts and safety checks recycled and donated children’s nursery items for distribution through hospitals and support agencies, free of charge.
teenagers at high risk have been supported by INSPIRE over the past two years
Project Youth’s INSPIRE mentoring program, reducing contact with juvenile justice system, increasing family contact and job prospects for youth at risk.
children enrolled at Milkarie Child Care Centre since opening in 2011
Sylvanvale’s Integrated Child Care Centre, offering long Day Care to children with a disability and their siblings. Building funded by Big Sister Foundation.