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Help kids like Paige achieve their dreams

"When I read the pamphlet about Living at Lighthouse, I cried. I knew it was the place for me, exactly what I needed. I'm Paige and this is my story. When I was eight, I knew I wasn’t part of a normal family. We often ended up stealing to survive [...]

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Our Village of Artists on Display

And that's a wrap! Congratulations to all of our amazing young people who contributed to our 2nd annual Young People's Art Exhibition.   Over the last two days, works created in art therapy sessions by our young people and Outreach comm [...]

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Holden & Patron Bev Brock OAM support Lighthouse

Holden has raised $65,000 for Lighthouse by auctioning off limited-edition Commodores in October to pay tribute to its Australian manufacturing heritage and raise vital funds for great causes. This once-in-a-lifetime auction provided Holden lovers [...]

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#StickItToHomelessness sparks conversation

As part of National Homelessness Week (7 – 13 August 2017), Lighthouse Foundation is launching Stick It To Homelessness, which calls on Australians to show they care about the issue of youth homelessness by sticking a custom designed #StickItToHome [...]

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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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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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Four times the power on 4Up Day

Wednesday 14 June 2017 was Lighthouse Foundation’s inaugural 4Up Day – a unique day where all donations were matched FOUR times for 24 hours to help end youth homelessness. Our goal was 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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