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CREATE a better life for children and young people in care

Kids in care need our help

More than 46,000 children and young people are in the care system in Australia. Many kids in care will grow up in a series of different foster homes and care placements. Different placements, separation from siblings and social isolation can have lasting impacts for young people.

CREATE Foundation is dedicated to improving the lives of kids in care through our connection events, life skills programs, and amplifying of young people’s voices to improve the care system across Australia.

Your donations can help children and young people:

  • CONNECT with one another through CREATE events and clubCREATE
  • feel EMPOWERED through building confidence and self-esteem in CREATE programs like Speak Up which help young people to have a voice and be heard
  • CHANGE the care system in Australia through Youth Advisory Groups, consultations and informing CREATE’s systemic advocacy priorities.

Name: CREATE Foundation
BSB: 633 000
ACC: 120 674 346

A small amount can go a long way to help kids in care

A woman is holding a purple CREATE bag and has an excited expression on her face

Give $25

$25 can make a child's day by helping to supply prizes for our connection events.

A little girl is drawing at a table. There are pens and soft toys around her.

Give $50

$50 can pay for one child's subscription to our clubCREATE magazines for a whole year!

Two little girls are playing with colourful blocks outside on a picnic rug

Give $75

$75 can help us send 40 birthday cards to children in care on their special day.

A group of young people sit around a table talking

Give $100

$100 can provide a young person with an outfit to wear to a job interview.

3 boys hanging out at the skatepark together at a CREATE event

Give $250

$250 can support CREATE to host connection events and meetups for young people.

Give $500

$500 can pay for six young people's learners licenses as part of their transition to adulthood.

Other ways to help

Run to support children in care

Support our Charity Partners

Sign up to a fun run and raise money for CREATE! It’s a great way to get family, friends and colleagues involved in raising money for an important cause and helps to raise awareness and show support for children and young people in care.

We’re working on a guide to raising money for CREATE at fun runs across Australia but in the meantime, you can use the national Running Calendar to find and plan for fun runs happening near you.

We have partnered with Charity Greeting Cards so with every card purchased, 40 cents goes to CREATE Foundation to support children and young people with a care experience.

Buying from Charity Greeting Cards is a great option if you need to bulk-buy beautiful cards for the whole family or workplace. You can choose CREATE from the list of charities here.

If you would like to further discuss donations and fundraising opportunities for CREATE please reach out to us by emailing your query to create@create.org.au

How your donation can help

Are you a corporate business looking to sponsor CREATE? See below for more information on corporate partnerships or workplace giving. 

Attention recyclers:

CREATE Foundation has signed up as a charity partner for container recycling schemes including:

If your home, school or office collects containers, you can now donate the refunds to CREATE!