IN THE PRESS

Sally Foundation is grateful to be mentioned in the press. News articles and magazines help spread the word about the projects we support, highlighting challenges and issues being faced by local communities and how they can be overcome.

IN REGIONAL AUSTRALIA

Sally Foundation's focus is on assisting teens and young adults (up to 25 years old) to develop greater social capacity, resilience and leadership skills.

Read articles about our Australian initiatives
    IN ZIMBABWE

Sally Foundation is assisting disadvantaged communities through training and education, improved health, food and water.

Read articles about our work in Zimbabwe

REGIONAL AUSTRALIA NEWS & ARTICLES

SALLY FOUNDATION SMALL GRANTS

- for community youth-focused projects

A 2-page spread (pages 10-11) of OCL introduces the 10 recipients of this year's round of Sally Foundation Small Grants (Orange).
  Read more…

Orange City Life mag
- Nov 2-8, 2017

BIG PICTURE PASSION PROJECTS

- students prepare to exhibit their work

Geraldine has been visiting students and helping them prepare their projects. Some will be showcased via professional video.
  Read more…

Orange City Life mag
- Oct 26 - Nov 1, 2017

ORANGE MASALA EVENT OCTOBER 2017

- showcasing a mix of cultural heritage

This multicultural local event brought people together for "an eclectic mix of dancing, singing, food, craft as well as activities designed to improve people’s mental wellbeing".
  Read more…

Central Western Daily
- Oct 14, 2017

REDHEADS RALLY IN ORANGE FOR A CAUSE

a world record attempt supporting Huntington's Disease

Sally sponsored this fundraising event held in Orange on Sept 30, with 769 redheads in attendance.
  Read more…

Orange City Life mag
- Oct 5-12, 2017

SALLY SMALL GRANTS (ORANGE) ANNOUNCED

providing financial assistance to 7 community youth-related projects
recipients of the inaugural sally small grants orange

After a successful first annual round of Sally Small Grants (Orange), 7 worthy community recipients were announced on November 9.
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Orange City Life mag
- Nov 10-16, 2016

MELTING POT OF CULTURES @ KENNA HALL

A community dance to be held as part of Orange Youth Arts Festival
participants at oyaf multicultural bush dance

Sponsored by Sally Foundation, provided free to the Orange community, this will be a bush dance with a difference.
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Central Western Daily, by Danielle Cetinski
- Oct 13, 2016

AWARD FOR 2015 ABC HEYWIRE WINNER

Olivia Alldrick receives Dame Marie Bashir Peace Award
Olivia Alldrick, ABC Heywire 2016

We're very proud of Olivia Alldrick who won the award for her work on her Heywire project "Cooking for Cohesion", and her "significant contribution to harmony and peace."   Read more…

A NIGHT AT THE OPERA

"Beyond anything I would ever have imagined"
big picture students attended the opera

Courtesy of Sally Foundation, 20 Big Picture students and 2 teachers enjoyed Opera Australia's production of Marriage of Figaro at the Orange Civic Theatre.   Read more…

Orange City Life mag
- Aug 18-24, 2016

WHAT'S THE BIG PICTURE?

"One student at a time in a community of learners."
presentation by big picture students

In 2016 Canobolas Rural Technology High School launched a new design for learning- Big Picture Education.   Read more…

Orange City Life mag
- June 9-15, 2016

SALLY FOUNDATION - GETTING BEHIND THE BIG PICTURE

at Canobolas Rural Technology High School
intro to sally foundation in orange city life mag

Geraldine researched extensively before deciding the Sally Foundation would support the 'Big Picture' program at Canobolas Rural Technology High School.   Read more…

Orange City Life mag
- June 9-15, 2016

BUSH PHILANTHROPY AND ONE COUPLE'S JOURNEY INSPIRED BY:

Geraldine's grandmother's generosity and resilience
Geraldine Roche

Geraldine and Mike grew up on farms in Queensland, so two years ago, when they decided to establish a philanthropic fund, it was clear to them it had to be focused on regional Australia.   Read more…

ABC Central West, by Melanie Pearce
- Feb 25, 2016

BIG PICTURE APPROACH TO LEARNING

keeps high school teenagers engaged and dreams alive
ABC News Big Picture article

The Big Picture program runs in about 40 schools around the country. One of the newest schools on board is Canobolas Rural Technology High, at Orange in central west New South Wales.   Read more…

ABC Central West, by Melanie Pearce
- Feb 17, 2016

ZIMBABWE NEWS & ARTICLES

SIZINDA GARDEN COMMERCIALISATION

selling new MaSiziba labelled products to Pick 'n' Pay
MaSiziba labels with Sally Foundation logo on tinned produce

On August 4 ZDDT officially launched the commercialisation component of the Sizinda Community Garden, a development aimed at increasing income for beneficiaries.   Read more…

By Mandla Tshuma,
ZDDT Field Correspondent
- Aug 16, 2017

NUTRITIONAL GARDENS IMPROVE DIET

growing an increasing variety of fruit and vegetables
Kirimuva-Garden-W19

"We are eating food stuffs that we thought was for Europeans and our diet has completely changed for better because of these gardens."  Read more…

By Mandla Tshuma,
ZDDT Field Correspondent
- Jun 21, 2017

WORKSHOP IMPARTS SKILLS

An internal workshop organised by ZDDT
pipe joining and repair workshop held for bulawayo community gardeners

Four representatives from Kirimuva, Sizinda, Women’s Day care Centre and Luveve Old Age Garden met for a training session in pipe joining and repair.   Read more…

By Chrispen Tabvura,
ZDDT Field Correspondent
- Aug 11, 2016

MEMORABLE GARDEN TOUR

pomp and fanfare at Bulawayo’s Sizinda Garden
zddt-greet-ambassador

Officials visitors were in for a treat when they visited the Sizinda garden, a project which has dramatically improved the life of its beneficiaries.   Read more…

By Chrispen Tabvura,
ZDDT Field Correspondent
- Jun 28, 2016

‘THANK YOU FOR OFFICIATING’

Bulawayo farmers praise Australian assistance
Ambassador MacCourt officially opens Sizinda garden

The Sizinda Community farmers have applauded the official opening of their project by the Australian Ambassador on her visit to Bulawayo recently.   Read more…

By Chrispen Tabvura,
ZDDT Field Correspondent
- Jun 12, 2016

JOURNALISTS APPLAUD ZDDT COMMUNITY GARDEN PROJECT

Sizinda-community-garden-harvest

In a move that will inspire communities in and around Bulawayo to commit to the principle of self-help projects, journalists have applauded Sizinda nutritional garden, a ZDDT success story involving partners GDG and the Sally Foundation, both of Australia.   Read more…

By Chrispen Tabvura,
ZDDT Field Correspondent
- Apr 03, 2016

YOUNG AT HEART SURPRISE VISIT

to Bulawayo's largest community garden
young-at-heart-foundation-visit

The Sizinda garden is mostly run by widows and the disadvantaged in the community. Two visitors from Young at Heart Foundation were handed some fruit trees as a gesture of welcome.
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ZDDT News
- Mar 8, 2016

NUTRITIONAL GARDEN SET FOR BULAWAYO'S TSHABALALA RESIDENTS

empty plot of land to be turned into nutritional garden

Bulawayo's Ward 21 is set for a new nutritional garden located on virgin land demarcated by the city’s Town Planning Department. It promises to reward the local community with rich yields.   Read more…

ZDDT News
- Nov 25, 2014