This week, we want to say a very special, and heartfelt thank you to all of you – our incredible supporters – who have donated, advocated, fundraised, volunteered or even just shared our work with their friends and family during this difficult period – without you, we simply could not do the work we do. And to celebrate you, we're paying homage to some of our incredible supporters in the Plan International Australia community.
In 2019, we were able to reach more than 40 million children with our work in communities around the globe. What we do wouldn't be possible without the generosity and collective action of our supporters, and to say thank you, we wanted to show you the incredible impact you made over the course of a year.
At 10 years old, Billie is one of our youngest and most dedicated supporters! She has been fundraising for Plan International Australia for the last two years – to immense success – proving that age is no barrier when it comes to making a difference for girls.
This festive season, Mrs Claus is coming to town! We’re partnering with The Body Shop Australia, to bring you three fierce and powerful celebrity Mrs Claus’, to give Santa’s better half the portrayal and acknowledgement she – and every other woman – deserves. And you can meet them!
In October, we introduced #GiveEqual, a way for you to help girls get equal for International Day of the Girl. By giving equal to the amount you spend on a nicety over a month – like your daily coffee – you were able to reflect on how even a seemingly small amount can have a huge impact in the life of a girl. Together we made a difference – here’s how!
Saffura overcame a personal challenge to take on one of the most coveted treks in the world during our Girls Trek to Peru this year, and she managed to raise over $5k for girls’ rights. We chatted to her about her experience and she let us in on some of her most successful fundraising secrets.
Give Equal is a simple and impactful way for you to show your support for girls’ rights, while raising funds for projects that make the world a more equal place for girls. Our Communications Officer, Hannah decided to document her Give Equal experience and it might help you decide what you'd like to Give Equal to.
Long standing advocates for children and gender equality, Friends of Plan Canberra are a community group who have supported Plan International for 40 years. In that time, they've raised an incredible $74,612 to support our life-changing projects around the world, and here they share their fundraising secrets!
This October, get behind International Day of the Girl by donating the amount you spend on the month’s niceties to provide girls with everyday necessities that help them get equal.
Are you considering taking part in our Trek for Girls Vietnam adventure, but not sure what to expect? Two years ago, our CEO Susanne completed the Sri Lanka challenge, and despite the different location, her story will you give you some insight into what it’s like out there on the trail!