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Wes Carr, SDMF's newest Ambassador

Wes Carr, SDMF's newest Ambassador

Introducing Wes Carr, Buffalo Tales singer, as SDMF's newest official Ambassador. With this cause so close to his heart, this partnership will see us raising awareness and funds for young people in crisis.

Our Programs

Tonight, across Australia, 36,000 young people will bed down in refuges, inner city squats, parks and other public places in our big cities.

For many of these kids, homelessness begins the descent into alcohol and drug abuse, mental illness, violence, crime, prostitution and other behaviours damaging to their physical and mental health.

Sir David Martin, the late Governor of NSW, had a vision that all young people can grow up in safety, with hope and opportunity.

The Sir David Martin Foundation was set up to fund effective programs that help young people in crisis regain their health, get off the streets and achieve their goals.

Our Programs include

Feature Blog

April Blog: Tax Vs Philanthropy

Alex Green, SDMF General Manager, explores the themes of philanthropy vs. paying taxes. Why support charitable giving?

Triple Care Farm

Triple Care Farm

Triple Care Farm is the Foundation's major funding project, provides an ideal environment of peace and healing for emotionally hurt and troubled young people aged 16 to 24. Over a 12 week period, the Farm takes the first step in re-building broken lives.

Did you know?

Homeless youth are much more likely to have alcohol and drug problems, mental illness and trouble with the law...


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