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4UpDay 2019

https://vimeo.com/344694919 We are so pleased to share with you all that on Monday the 24th of June, Lighthouse’s annual 4UpDay fundraiser was successfully able to raise over $1.226Million for our homeless and traumatized kids. This special day [...]

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Channel Nine’s Peter Hitchener shares #4UpDay

Check out Channel Nine's latest breaking news from Peter Hitchener. This wonderful clip explains what #4UpDay is all about and is something we'd love you to share with all your friends, family and networks to help us get the word out there and reach [...]

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Investing in our kids

Take a look at our Financial Supporter Spotlight on Future Generation Investment Company (FGX) and the significant impact they have on Lighthouse's sustainability and future. FGX has risen rapidly since 2014 to be a major benefactor to Australi [...]

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“I don’t know if I would have even survived”

This inspiring letter is from a past Lighthouse Resident, Nick, to our Founder Susan Barton AM. Several years after transitioning into independence, Nick put pen to paper to share this special reflection with Susan and with his permission, we are [...]

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Youth Homelessness Matters Day 2019

It’s Youth Homeless Matters Day and as you know here at Lighthouse Foundation, ALL young people matter. This annual campaign raises awareness to youth homelessness and informs the wider community on how they can help and take action for a good cau [...]

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“She moved house 18 times in 2 years”

Imagine a 13-year-old girl having to move house 18 times in just two years. This is Hollie's story as told by her Carer Mikaela. "As Hollie’s 19th carer, I began to understand why she was so hostile towards me. If you really think about what m [...]

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Jesh inspires Melbourne United Basketball

After hearing Artist and Lighthouse young person Jesh speak recently Melbourne United Basketball Club CEO Vince Crivelli and Head Coach Dean Vickerman, were inspired to commission Jesh to create a painting for their team.  They recognised that [...]

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Our Latest Annual Report

Our 2017 Annual Report is available now. Learn about Lighthouse Foundation's innovative, life-changing and award-winning work. Our strong outcomes shine through in this 50+ page report. We are proud to share with you our best-practice approach to [...]

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National Homelessness Week

During #HomelessnessWeek (6-12th August) Lighthouse shared the sentiments of our community through our 'Curtain Between Society' video. We urged people to take a look at this insightful video and to listen to the thoughts of everyday Australians and [...]

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Dylan’s story

Dylan was abandoned by his mother when he was a young baby and spent his entire childhood in institutional settings and foster homes where his need for nurturing experiences weren’t met. He lost his ability to trust others and never felt a sense [...]

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