At Children First Foundation, we are indebted to our principal supporters for their commitment to helping the disadvantaged children of our world. They share a passion for what we do and have become an intrinsic part of who we are.
Formerly Blake Dawson, Ashurst provided legal support in the establishment of Children First and has continued as a Principal Supporter since 1999.
On 1 March 2012, Blake Dawson and Ashurst, one of Australia’s leading law firms, combined their practices in Asia. Blake Dawson changed its name to Ashurst Australia and adopted the Ashurst brand.
Charter Financial Planning
As one of Australia’s largest financial planning networks, Charter Financial Planning supports Children First. Charter Financial Planning shares our belief in our vision and commitment to help change lives. Through financial support and passionate involvement, Charter Financial Planning provides a vital contribution.
Grant Day James
Advertising agency Grant Day James has provided pro-bono services to Children First since 2000, including design, copywriting and strategic marketing.
“The work Children First achieves is important on so many levels. It’s a pleasure to have a long standing involvement with something that really matters.” Cathy Grant, Partner and Client Services Director.
Global engineering company Jacobs has supported Children First since 2000. Their support encompasses workplace giving, in-kind support at the Farm, support of our fundraising events and engagement with the children through organised events.
As Australia’s leading health and beauty retailer, Priceline Pharmacy supports Children First through their Priceline Sisterhood program. The Priceline Sisterhood seeks to support charities combating the biggest health and wellbeing concerns of women and families across Australia.
Throughout the year, Priceline Pharmacy raises awareness and funds both internally and to the public through their network of over 350 stores Australia wide. To date they have already raised in excess of $100,000 to support the work of Children First.
Program Partners & Medical Professionals
We are very fortunate to have the support of some of Australia’s leading hospitals and medical professionals.
The Children First Farm is supported by wonderful friends and organisations who donate goods, conduct working bees and prepare meals. We extend our sincere thanks to the following groups and individuals:
- TSL Manchester
- Franklin Electric
- Kilmore Bakery
- Farm Volunteers
Trusts & Foundations
We thank the following trusts and foundations for their recent support:
- BHP Billiton Matched Giving Program
- Birchall Family Foundation Trust
- Collier Charitable Fund
- Community Enterprise Foundation
- Order of Malta
- Perpetual Trustees Limited
- The Scobie and Claire Mackinnon Trust
- WCF Thomas Charitable Trust
Community & Schools
We’re fortunate to have great support from a number of community groups, schools and service clubs. To them, we say thank you.
- Albury teachers group
- Labour of Love Auxiliary
- Lions Clubs
- South Australian Children First Support Group
- St Monica’s Parish Epping
- St Vincent de Paul