Engage your school to protect children from violence and bullying

School Buddies

Work with your community to make a difference

Parents, teachers and students can work together to help protect children from violence and bullying by fundraising for the Alannah & Madeline Foundation. The Foundation provides programs to children who have experienced trauma or violence, and works to reduce bullying and cyber bullying.

Fundraising at school can be fun and easy! You could hold a Ginger Pride day, free dress day, play a movie at lunchtime or host a bake sale. Check out the A to Z list of Ideas in our Fundraising Kit and start your journey now.

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Your efforts go a long way

All donations - large and small - can make a huge difference in a child's life.

  • AMF_Icongraphy_White_AMF_60,000BuddyBags.png $200 can provide four children in emergency accommodation with Buddy Bags - backpacks filled with basic, essential items
  • AMF_Icongraphy_White_AMF_OurPrograms.png $500 can provide a family with the financial means to purchase a school uniform for their child
  • AMF_Icongraphy_White_AMF_1millionAustralian.png $1000 can provide speech therapy for a child who is experiencing developmental delays as a result of early childhood trauma

Purple dress day for gold coin donation

On the National Day of Action against Bullying St John’s Lutheran Primary School in Bundaberg held a purple dress day for a gold coin donation with the theme “Be a Buddy Not a Bully”. They raised $215 and are choosing to donate this to the Alannah & Madeline Foundation.

Hold a bake sale!

"We had a bake sale. It was a huge success. The shopping was funny because when the boys went shopping they got most of the stuff except the icing sugar. Icing was the other issue because we ran out of milk but we ended up using water as a solution. During the days we made $184.35.” Gabbrielle Clissold, Benalla P-12 College

Ginger Pride Day

Simpson Primary School hosted their very own Ginger Pride day where all students wore something orange, which provided a great platform for a discussion about the harmful effects of bullying. The redheads in their school were celebrated including staff member Miss Carrigan Walsh, known as the Ginger Queen!

Lunch-time activities

The year nine cohort at Point Cook P-9 College did a fantastic job of raising both awareness and vital funds that help keep children safe. As a part of their Community Action Project, they organised activities like cake stalls, sausage sizzles and other lunch-time activities for the entire college.

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