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Telstra team gives H.O.P.E

We're excited to be partners with Telstra's Collins Street and Victoria Gardens stores during June and July to break the cycle of youth homelessness. Both stores hosted interactive #44nomore Instagram pop-ups to raise awareness about the se [...]

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Watch SBS 8:30pm 27, 28, 29 June #FilthyRichHomeless

In SBS's three part tv series 'Filthy Rich & Homeless' five wealthy Australians swap their privileged lifestyles for 10 days and nights living on the streets of Melbourne. Their preconceptions about homeless people are shattered as they find ou [...]

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We did it! $700,099 raised in 24 hours!

We are proud to announce our inaugural #4UpDay has raised in excess of $700,000 in less than 24 hours, smashing the target of $576,000 and setting a new fundraising record for Lighthouse. Thanks to the power of four, celebrity backing and the g [...]

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Famous faces support #4UpDay

We were excited to have so many celebrities get behind our inaugural #4UpDay campaign.  Celebrities included: Sigrid Thornton, Ricki Lee Coulter, Mick Molloy, Havana Brown, Alicia Loxley, Deborra-Lee Furness, Charlie Pickering, Paul Grabowsky, Betty [...]

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Be a change maker on 4Up Day!

Wednesday 14 June 2017 is Lighthouse Foundation’s inaugural 4Up Day – a unique day where all donations will be matched FOUR times for 24 hours to help end youth homelessness. Our goal is to raise $576,000 to bring twenty new young people int [...]

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Alex’s Story from lock up to Lighthouse

"I'm Alex and I'm angry. I'm pissed off that I never had the family that my friends got. I was one year old when I was removed from my parents because they weren't able to look after me. I got moved around in foster care over 30 times in eight years [...]

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Government House honours Lighthouse Foundation’s 25th anniversary

Recently Lighthouse Foundation recognised 25 years of transforming young lives at a celebration at Government House. Lighthouse Patron in Chief Judge Anthony Howard and Lighthouse Chairman Peter Edwards gave heartfelt speeches recognising the man [...]

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A note from our Patron in Chief

Lighthouse Foundation Patron-in-Chief Judge Anthony Howard QC, spouse of the Governor of Victoria, has written the following note of reflection to the Lighthouse community. Judge Howard's continued support and advocacy for our important work, and t [...]

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Statement: open letter – moving on the homeless

Lighthouse Foundation supports peak body Homelessness Australia and the Open Letter (dated 18/1/17) to Minister for Social Services The Hon Scott Morrison MP regarding clarification on the renewal of the National Partnership Agreement on Homelessnes [...]

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Lighthouse attains service quality accreditation

As part of our commitment to continuous quality improvement, Lighthouse Foundation has recently passed an independent quality assurance check operated by Quality Innovation Performance (QIP) and it has affirmed the excellence of our programs and syst [...]

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