The Alannah & Madeline Foundation is an Official Charity Partner of Cricket Australia, and this is one of the most important times of the year to raise money and awareness to help Australian children experiencing trauma.
Every two minutes there is a report of child abuse, neglect or family violence in Australia. That's about 210 reports in a day of Test Cricket.
Children experiencing trauma need Buddy Bags. Buddy Bags are backpacks full of essential items such as a toothbrush, toothpaste, hairbrush, face washer, PJs, underwear and socks, as well as a book, and the all-important teddy bear.
A Buddy Bag offers more than just material aid, it is one of the vital first steps to recovery. These everyday items help restore a sense of safety and security to children when they need it most.
Together with Cricket Australia, and your donation, we want to put a Buddy Bag filled with love and comfort into the arms of children experiencing trauma and start them on their road to recovery.
Vodafone Boxing Day Test: 26-30 December
This year, the Alannah & Madeline Foundation is proud to be aligned with the:
All funds raised will go towards our goal of delivering more than 10,000 Buddy Bags across Australia in 2022. This partnership is vital to the Foundation's work in helping ensure that our children feel the safety and security Buddy Bags provide at a time when they might need it the most.
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