Author Archive | Michael

9 Days to go

Hi Everyone, It is now just 9 days until the Ride 4 Rotary, Supporting Youth at Risk in the Illawarra. Sunday May 20! The excitement mounts and we are keen to build this event into a major annual fun raiser providing significant support to our local youth in need. It is also a wonderful and […]

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Dana Vince Challenge

Vince and I are both just over our halfway mark to our goal amounts for Ride 4 Rotary, but we still need to hit them. Our fearless leader, Narelle, is currently the highest bidder and has holding rights over our costumes for the day!

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Ride 4 Rotary 2018

Ride 4 Rotary is on again this year raising funds for Southern Youth and Family Services (SYFS), supporting Youth at Risk in the Illawarra. This has been a highly successful annual fund raising event due to the support and enthusiasm of sponsors and riders and the Rotary Clubs of the Illawarra banding together to deliver […]

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SYFS R4R Welcome

We are delighted to, once again, be the beneficiary of funds raised from the Ride 4 Rotary which will be used over a range of services with a particular focus on our Education, Training and Employment (EET) Support Services. Through the EET Support Services we help young people engage and complete education, access and achieve […]

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Looking for Inspiration to raise donations??

Last year we had a ‘fairy’ help raise money for the Kids at Risk in the Illawarra. This year the ‘fairy’ may be back. If you are looking for some ideas on how to raise money then this may be one. (extracted from an email that has been sent out by Vince to his supporters) […]

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Ride4Rotary 2017 Thankyou

Hi all riders and donors that supported the Ride 4 Rotary, Supporting Youth at Risk in the Illawarra 2017. We would like to thank you all for you efforts in helping raise over $14,000 for Southern Youth and Family Services (SYFS). All YOUR efforts and donations are so valuable in allowing SYFS to provide the […]

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Good New Aaliyah

Aaliyah experienced long term homeless from a young age due to family breakdown and personal issues. These experiences led to low self esteem, anxiety and depression that affected her personal relationships and social interaction.Aaliyah was in supported accommodation with SYFS before referred to the SYFS Foyer Program, a service combining accommodation with education, training and […]

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Good News James

James had experienced relationship issues which led to periods of homelessness and staying with friends. He was referred to the SYFS Foyer, a service combining accommodation with education, training and employment supports.James was suffering from low self-esteem, he had mental health issues that were affecting his ability to live independently and to engage with training […]

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