Are you interested in helping young Australians in crisis to break the cycle of addiction and connect with life-changing education and employment pathways? Then don’t miss your chance to make a real difference at this memorable crowdfunding event!
Powered by The Funding Network, this fun interactive evening will bring together professionals, corporates and philanthropists in a multigenerational giving atmosphere in support of Sir David Martin Foundation.
Guests are welcomed by our MC, ABC Radio Presenter, James Valentine (pictured).
Three ‘shark tank’-style presentations will then showcase different programs from Triple Care Farm, followed by an audience Q&A with each presenter.
You will then be invited to pledge your support to these programs alongside your fellow guests.
The event will be broadcast LIVE from the Australian Stock Exchange in Sydney. Physical seats are limited, but there’s plenty of space to join the fun online! The online event will commence at 6.15pm AEST for 6.30pm start.
Meet our presenters
Program Manager David Martin Place
Deborah is the Program Manager at Triple Care Farm’s youth residential withdrawal unit, known as David Martin Place.
In this role she manages a multidisciplinary team, which provides 24/7 clinical and psychosocial support to up to 10 young people at a time. The facility manages the complex needs of the individuals, giving them a safe and supportive environment to break free from drug and alcohol addiction.
Deb is a registered nurse and midwife, holds a Master’s Degree in Education and is highly experienced in delivering education programs within complex healthcare settings.
Deb is a mother of five and grandmother of two, and says it’s a privilege to be a part of each young person’s recovery journey at the Farm.
Tamara is a highly skilled youth worker with a passion for helping young people overcome challenges and reach their full potential.
Working at Triple Care Farm for the past 10 years across many program areas, Tamara is currently an Education Trainer assisting students as part of the Vocational Education & Training (V.E.T) Team in Residential Rehabilitation.
No day is the same, as Tamara works alongside a multidisciplinary team to meet each young person where they are at and support them to obtain skills and achieve identified goals to get their lives back on track.
Previously, Tamara spent eight years working with disadvantaged youth in the justice & community sectors. She resides in the Illawarra with her young family.
Elli Reinhard, Youth Ambassador
Triple Care Farm Graduate
Elli is passionate about raising awareness and understanding of the complex issues surrounding youth drug and alcohol addiction and mental illness.
As a graduate of Triple Care Farm, Elli brings invaluable lived experienced to her roles as Sir David Martin Foundation’s Youth Ambassador and a member of the inaugural Youth Advisory Group.
She is also a talented artist, and has a stunning mural installation that she created during her art therapy on display in a Bowral gallery.
Elli is currently in her first year of a Forensic Science Degree at UTS in Sydney, and recently won the 2021 NSW/ACT Young Achiever Award in the Health & Wellbeing category.
What is The Funding Network?
The Funding Network (TFN) connects forward-thinking funders and businesses with grassroots organisations to drive positive social change. Their high-energy TFN Live crowdfunding events raise vital funds for the greater good. Learn more about recent TFN events here
Come and join us!
Attendance is free. There is limited seating available at the physical venue (COVID restrictions permitting), however we have unlimited space for you to join us virtually on the night! The online event will commence from 6.15pm AEST for a 6.30pm start. There is no cost to attend and no obligation to donate.
Why not host a Watch Party and get your friends and colleagues to join you?
You can find out more by contacting Jenny Leahy at firstname.lastname@example.org or simply register below. See you there!