Social Justice Initiatives

AREA ACTIVITY
Social Justice ClubSupporting:
Salvation Army Christmas Toy Drive
Salvation Army Winter Food Drive
Clean Up Australia Day
Lunch with OHA Vietnam veterans
Walk for Justice for Refugees
Promotion of climate change including the sale of Keep Cups among Senior School staff and students  
Campuses
Castlefield, BrightonSupporting:
Anonymous Act of Kindness
Pay it Forward
Dog Beds for Shelters
Run for Refugees
Indigenous Literacy
30-Day Kindess Challenge
Asylum Seekers
White Ribbon
40-Hour Famine
$2 a Day - Live Below the Line
Lost Dogs Home
Growing Through Education
One Girl
Beyond Blue
Clontarf Foundation
Youth Suicide - Beyond Blue
Room to Read
RSPCA
Legacy
Surf Lifesaving Victoria
Good Friday Appeal
Off Your Back
Cathy Freeman Stomp the Gap
Footy Colours Day
Kive Foundation
Christmas Gift - Southern Familly Life
St Kilda City Mission
Haileybury Foundation
Jeans for Genes
Daffodil Day
Kids Under Cover
Clean Up Australia
St Kilda Mums
Take 3 for the Sea
River Nile Learning School
Team Sports 4 All
Second Bite
CitySupporting:
Melbourne City Mission
World’s Greatest Shave
Oxfam’s Close the Gap
Edrington, BerwickSupporting:
Second Bite
Healesville Sanctuary
Off Your Back Coast Drive
Children's Cancer Foundation
Royal Children's Hospital Good Friday Appeal
Jump Rope for Heart
Monash Children's Hospital
Youth Beyond Blue
Salvation Army
One Girl
Newlands, KeysboroughSupporting:
One Girl
Red Nose Day
Cancer Council
Pink Ribbon Day
Colour Run
Beanies for Brain Cancer
Book Exchange
Daffodil Day
Jeans for Genes
Salvation Army Food Drive
Good Samaritans Purse Christmas Box
Royal Children's Hospital Good Friday Appeal
Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal
Very Special Kids
Salvation Army Christmas Tree Gifts
Senior School Houses
Aikman HouseSupporting Disabled Surfers Association Mornington Peninsula (DSAMP). In 2016 Aikman House raised $3,000 to purchase two specially modified surfboards and 50 rash vests. Students also volunteered at the DSAMP Surf Day at Point Leo Beach and are looking forward to attending again next year.
Castlefield HouseSupporting the School of St Jude’s in Tanzania, a boarding school that provides quality education to Tanzania’s poorest children. Raised $6,000 over the past 18 months. Funds assisted in supporting 2–3 children access the school, covering full costs including meals, accommodation, books and classes.
Cuddihy HouseRaising money and awareness of ovarian cancer, a disease that affects one in four women.
Dickinson HouseSupporting:
Clean Up Australia
The Biggest Morning Tea (Cancer Council)
Salvation Army - the Winter Food Appeal and Christmas Toy Drive Appeal
Douglas HouseRaised funds and donations for the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre.
Jackson HouseSupporting Nagajuna School in Nepal by raising $700 from a bake sale and $50 from selling positive quotes.
Lyons HouseSupporting Share the Dignity, a charity providing sanitary items for homeless women and women of domestic violence in shelters. Lyons are aiming to raise $9,000 over the next three years to cover the cost of one #pinkbox, which dispenses free sanitary items every 10 minutes in public toilets.
Pargetter HousePartnered with Monash Children's Hospital School for students with patients.
Pre-SeniorFundraising and assistance in running Shine Cambodia, an organisation that provides free education for children aged 5–16, and social support to the community, ensuring that when children leave school they have career options to give their families a better life.
Sholto Black HouseSince 2017 Sholto Black House have raised $10,000 supporting the Royal Children’s Hospital, Ronald McDonald House and the Smith Family. They have also volunteered at the Transit Soup Kitchen in Narre Warren where they distributed meals and groceries. This year they are pledging to purchase two 8kw split systems to keep those dependent on the transit services warm in the winter and cool in the summer.
Simpson HouseSupporting the Hamlin Foundation, which provides treatment for women in Ethiopia who have had obstetric fistula. Over the past five years, students partake in the annual Walk to Beautiful, a sponsored walk/run of laps around Rendall Oval. Other fundraising includes a sausage sizzle and selling ‘beautiful dedications’. The Simpson House aim to raise $6,500 this year.