When the Government decided to cut its funding to support Mission Australia’s Connections Program – a social program aimed to reduce loneliness that serves to connect people in rural communities with programs that promotes social inclusion, social skills and community participation – The Ivany Foundation, which recognised the importance of shoring up the program stepped in and fully funded it for the long-term.

The Connections Program was recently awarded “The Outstanding Achievement in Mental Health Promotion” award by the Mental Health Association of NSW.

The Ivany Foundation has been an early and ongoing supporter of the Bushfire Appeal providing a financial donations directly to the communities most affected by the ongoing fires and also providing support to help the endangered wildlife through its donation to The Sydney Zoo Foundation.

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Mission Australia’s Connections Program Service Report