Educating out-of-home-care  kids through the generosity of golfers

We believe every child deserves an education

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About Us

The Foundation believes the generosity of golfers will give children an education to fulfill their hopes and dreams.

 

Education is the key to the future success of these children.

Under the guidance of the former Principal Commissioner for the Commission for Children and Young People in Victoria, Bernie Geary OAM, the Foundation seeks to integrate more than 10,000 children living in care in Victoria back into the community to give them a chance in life.

These children are vulnerable because of the substantial levels of trauma they have suffered. Much of it has been caused by severe abuse and/or neglect. Their trauma is not visible, but their needs are real.

Clinical research shows that fundamental sound care, supported by appropriate professional services, can make a difference in assisting even the most damaged children achieve happier lives and brighter futures.

With more than 500,000 Victorians playing golf each year there is an enormous opportunity for us to contribute to our broader community.

 

Our Events

  • 2022 KINGS CARS SPA COUNTRY AMBROSE
    21 Oct, 10:00 am – 22 Oct, 6:00 pm
    Hepburn, 36 Golf Links Rd, Hepburn VIC 3461, Australia
    We are very pleased to support our great friends from Hepburn Springs Golf Club in their annual major event. Join Mal Brown and other wonderful guests for a fantastic day of golf! You also have the opportunity to win a new car from Kings Cars for any Hole-in-One on the 2nd hole during the event.
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  • TUFK Grassroots Classic 2022 – Proudly supporting the Mirabel Foundation
    07 Nov, 6:30 am – 2:00 pm AEDT
    Yarra Yarra Golf Club, 567 Warrigal Rd, Bentleigh East VIC 3165, Australia
    We are very grateful to our major sponsor Yarra Yarra Golf Club for supporting this great event. All funds raised will be used to assist children orphaned or abandoned due to parental illicit drug use. This includes educational support enabling children to fulfil their hopes & dreams.
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  • 2023 Tee up for Kids and Mackillop Family Breakfast
    11 July 2023, 7:10 am – 12 July 2023, 9:00 am
    South Melbourne, 237 Cecil St, South Melbourne VIC 3205, Australia
    Join us for the 2023 edition of our annual breakfast with Mackillop!
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LATEST  NEWS

 
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SOLD OUT TUFK 2020 CLASSIC RAISES RECORD $20,000

Sunday February 2nd, 2020 will be remembered for many reasons - and marks the beginning of what we hope we will be a long and successful partnership with Peninsula Kingswood Golf Course. The enormous generosity of our patrons and participants meant that we were able to raise a record $20,000 profit from the event - which has gone to kids in the Peinsula/Frankston area. We are absolutely thrilled with the success of our 2020 event and look forward to this event continuing to grow through 2021 and beyond

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