SUPPORTING OPEN MINDS…
Like many charities, one of the biggest challenges faced by Open Minds and those we support is the rising cost of providing services. Because of the generous support provided by donors, our staff are able to continue to provide our clients a life of choice, fulfilment and participation.
Your gift will make a positive impact on the support and recovery work of Open Minds that touches the lives of men and women and their families throughout our community.
How you can help
Support Open Minds to create a mentally healthy Queensland by:
- Making a donation online
- Supporting our annual fundraising appeals
- Organising a fundraising activity or event
- Becoming a sponsor or partner of Open Minds
- Sign up for payroll giving through your workplace
- Make a donation in memory of someone who has passed away
- Leave a bequest in your Will
- Make an in-kind donation of goods or services, or
For further information on the above, or to discuss a partnership or donation, please phone us on (07) 3896 4222 or contact us.
Your support will enable Open Minds to:
$20: Give a client the ability to participate in an activity such as seeing a movie or attending a come and try sports day
$75: Provide two hours support to a client to assist them with tasks such as budgeting, meal planning, goal setting and accessing public transport
$100: Fund a vehicle for one week to allow a support worker to transport clients to and from medical and training appointments, social outings and grocery shopping
$450: Support a client to seek suitable employment, build a resume and learn interview techniques, and be supported on the job through our Job Club program
$1,000: Educate and train up to 12 clients, their carers and support worker teams in healthy nutrition and healthy lifestyles - how to prepare healthy meals, supermarket tours, understanding food labels and becoming involved in the local community
$5,000: Become a “Friend of Do It Club” for one year to provide tailored workshops and encourage community involvement so clients are empowered to live a life that feels good.
$21,500: Purchase of a suitable vehicle to assist with transport and access for clients to the community
$50,000+: Fund Do It Club for one year to give up to 400 people additional services, involvement in social and community activities and improved mental health and skills.
If you would like to talk further as to how your donation might be put to best use, please feel welcome to contact Josie Cole personally on 0423 801 331 or (07) 3896 4246.