Through corporate charity partnerships with World Vision Australia, the following organisations are engaging staff, volunteers and customers around the goal of making a difference for the world's most vulnerable children and their communities.
Since 2007, Jetstar's corporate charity partnership with World Vision Australia to help raise more than $11 million to support our projects in Asia and in Australia's First Nations communities. Staff are engaged through in-flight fundraising and volunteering opportunities in some of the communities Jetstar is helping to support.
Through our StarKids partnership, millions of Australians travelling with Jetstar each year have the opportunity to help change lives through the simple act of donating onboard a flight or a couple of dollars when booking.
After working hard to build a successful business, Ridley Bell, founder of Mountain Blue Farms in Lismore NSW, wanted to give something back. Thanks to the support of Mountain Blue and their customers, communities in northern Uganda have new health clinics and teacher housing, as well as improved access to clean water and sanitation in local schools. In addition, during blueberry season, five cents from every punnet of Mountain Blue’s Eureka Blueberries sold exclusively through Coles Supermarkets goes towards World Vision projects that help farming families around the world to restore the environment and increase their incomes.
Through their "One Child" initiative, One Co. Foundation provides opportunities for business owners to include and inspire their staff and customers by sponsoring children as their business grows. One Co. partners have taken part in field trips so they can see firsthand the impact they’re having on their sponsored children and communities.
Through our partnership with One Co. Foundation, over 244 children have been sponsored and water, health and education projects supported across Zambia, Sri Lanka and Uganda.
There are millions of people in the world suffering because of extreme cold. In 1992, Wrap with Love began with the idea to help as many people as possible by providing warm wraps to ward off hypothermia. Over the past 14 years, Wrap with Love has partnered with World Vision Australia to deliver more than 125,000 wraps to keep vulnerable children warm in countries including Syria, Afghanistan, Burundi and Iraq. With the help of their hardworking and generous volunteers Wrap With Love and World Vision are able to make a difference in the lives of others.
In many developing countries, wheelchairs are desperately needed to enable children with a disability to fully participate in family and community life. Wheelchairs For Kids is partnering with us to fill this critical gap.Wheelchairs for Kids is made up of a group of retired volunteers from Perth who manufacture specialised, all-terrain wheelchairs that conform to World Health Organization guidelines. World Vision delivers these wheelchairs to children in need in countries including Uganda, Malawi and Kenya.In the field, we partner with Motivation Charitable Trust to ensure each wheelchair is fitted correctly and we work with the local community to raise awareness about the rights of people with disabilities.