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St Patrick's College Senior Library: Community service
Information about St Patrick's Senior College Library
believes that positive and practical change to closing the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous young people starts with literacy and numeracy. Our vision is for a future where all Indigenous children can pursue quality education, reach their full potential and contribute to their community and the country.
Do you want to host a reading event and raise money for a worthwhile literacy cause? Here is a list of reading partners you might consider donating funds to:
promotes arts practice and enjoyment by making the Bundanon properties a living arts centre for the creation and presentation of visual arts, writing, music and other performing arts, and the promotion of education and research in the arts.
objectives are: 1) To raise literacy levels and thus improve the lives and opportunities of Indigenous Australians living in remote and isolated regions. 2) To advocate to raise awareness of literacy issues within the Australian community. 3) To raise funds to equip Indigenous Australians living in remote communities with books and the support they need to become literate.
The Foundation’s major fundraising campaign in 2012 is Indigenous Literacy Day on Wednesday 5 September.
collects new and used books to distribute to children in disadvantaged communities. All children should have access to the resources they need for their early education. Access to books is fundamental to that process.
recruits, screens, trains and supports Pyjama Angels - volunteer members of the community who work with the children and support our true heroes - Australia’s foster families. Pyjama Angels deliver The Pyjama Foundation Love of Learning Program®, a literacy-based mentoring program.
is a partnership between people who are blind, sighted or have low vision. We are united by our passion that people who are blind or have low vision will have access to and fully participate in every part of life they choose.