Join with Unicef and become a monthly global parent
A child’s first 1,000 days is the most critical time for growth and development. You can make a lasting impact on a child’s life by becoming a Unicef Monthly Global Parent. Survival beyond the first 1,000 days is a struggle for many children around the world, and 16,000 children still die each day from preventable causes. You can help UNICEF turn a time of great vulnerability into one of great opportunity. Give a child a life, a chance, a choice. Become a UNICEF Global Parent and donate monthly to give children the best possible start to a long healthy life.
Unicef is the United Nations Children’s Fund, a leading global humanitarian and development agency that works to uphold the rights of every child. Established in 1946 in the aftermath of World War II, they now operate in more than 190 countries and territories. Their work aims to help all children — especially the most disadvantaged and marginalised— to lead safe, healthy lives and realise their full potential.
How you can help
Your contribution is targeted to where it is most needed;
- Life-saving vaccines to protect children against polio, measles and tetanus: all common threats to children’s lives.
- Clean water, soap and sanitation facilities to prevent deadly water-borne diseases & diarrhoea.
- Nutritional support for nursing mothers, protecting new babies from life-threatening malnutrition and vitamin deficiencies.
Join with Unicef and become a Global Parent today;
The Wishing Well foundation
The Wishing Well was established in 2010 to offer children in out-of-home care, such as foster care and residential care, a range of healing and treatment options usually not accessible as a free therapy in mainstream health.
The Wishing Well raises funds to enable children and young people to access developmentally-appropriate and trauma-informed treatments shown to be highly effective in dealing with severe trauma and neglect. These therapies respond to the unique needs of each child and young person.
The Wishing Well is a not-for-profit incorporated charity organisation, established and managed by people seeking to improve outcomes for children and young people in out-of-home care and their families. The Wishing Well recognises the importance of the act of giving. We recognise the significance of the participation of community members and all donations are most appreciated.
The Wishing Well operates ethically, effectively and empathically with a view to achieving quality outcomes and a satisfying working environment.
Support the Wishing Well
The Wishing Well uses its funds to help children in need access all manners of developmentally-appropriate and trauma-informed treatments. The Wishing Well takes referrals for any child/young person in out-of-home care in NSW. Applications are assessed by qualified personnel and on a case-by-case basis. The decision to fund an application is affected by the following:
- Funding availability
- The support the child/young person has to access the proposed therapies
- The capacity and willingness of the Carer Household to support the child/young person
- Assessment, which recommends and supports the proposed therapy as relevant to meeting the particular needs of the child/young person
The Wishing Well gratefully receives donations, funding and resources through bequests, corporate partnerships, fundraising events, grants, online donations and other fund raising activities. Money donated to The Wishing Well enables traumatised children access to healing therapies. Please see our website for more information: