We have news for you, a lot of things happen here at 12 Buckets have a look.
7NEWS Local Champions
7NEWS, together with RAC Insurance, searched for nominations to find Perth’s Local Champions and give them the recognition they overwhelmingly deserve. They are the volunteers, the carers and the selfless unsung heroes that quietly dedicate their time to helping the lives of others within their community. Over ten weeks, 7NEWS told the stories of Local […]
A Message from our CEO, Nicki Mckenzie
Hi It would be nice to think that when children walk through the schools’ gates for the first time that they are all on a level playing field, or learning field, but this is definitely not the case. There are children all over the world who face difficult challenges early in life, causing social and […]
100 Families WA and Entrenched Disadvantage
100 Families WA is a research project organised by seven not-for-profit agencies in WA. It aims to develop an understanding of the generational issues and systemic problems that create entrenched disadvantage; preventing an escape from poverty, trauma and inadequate access to resources. The project is incredibly unique due to its close ties with the ground-level […]
A glimpse into a 12 Buckets day
As an International Relations Masters student at UWA, I applied for an internship position through the McCusker Centre for Citizenship. The McCusker Centre focuses on developing civil society by fostering social and community engagement – and with the concept of civil society, NGOs and social development being a big part of International Relations, I jumped […]
Volunteering at TCC is so much fun!
More than we ever imagined! Have you ever tried something new and been totally surprised by the outcomes, in a good way? In 2018 we were super excited at 12 Buckets when we became a charity partner of Telethon Community Cinemas (TCC). This partnership provided 12 Buckets with unique fundraising tools so we could raise […]
Hear from Kelvin our McCusker Centre Intern
My 12 Buckets Experience G’day! I am Kelvin Ramdhun and am currently in my last semester at The University of Western Australia studying Marketing and Finance. My journey at 12 Buckets initially started through an internship program called the McCusker Centre for Citizenship at UWA. McCusker Centre for Citizenship collaborates with students and “the broader […]
Hear from a 12 Buckets mentor
We are proud to have mentors and volunteers who share their time and talents with us to benefit the lives of the kids in our schools.
Hear from a school principal
‘12 Buckets is a shining light for kids in schools’ – hear from a school principal.
I wish I had found 12 Buckets sooner
Being a school liaison for 12 Buckets is a role that Kylie-Jo Barker takes an enormous amount of pride in.
2020 in Review
As the school year ends, we wanted to share some of the 12 Buckets happenings from this year with you.