Charity

Welcome to the Australian Explorer Charity Page

Australian Explorer supports and sponsor a number of different charities located all over Australia. One of them is Queensland based Just4Kids.  Just4Kids is a Queensland based registered charity with a focus on assisting disabled and disadvantaged children to experience a better quality of life.

Australian Explorer supports Just4Kids in a number of ways including full sponsorship of their website, including all apects of web design and maintenance, including all running costs such as hosting and domain name registrations etc. In addition, Australian Explorer promotes the Just4Kids events and has also participated in two Fundraising Tours.

Australian Explorer also supports another fantastic charity which is the Mater Little Miracles Appeal. During the months of April and May we raised money for this great charity by donating $2.00 for every facebook fan we received.

To raise even move funds, from June 2011 to January 2012 Australian Explorer will donate $3.00 to the Mater Little Miracles Appeal every time someone becomes a fan by pressing LIKE next to Australian Explorer at the top of the Facebook page.

On commencement of 1st June 2011 our Facebook Fans totalled 792. By the end of June 2011 our Facebook Fans had increased to 808, raising an additional $48.00 for the Mater Little Miracles Appeal and resulting in a total of $228.00 raised since the start of the campaign in April 2011. Fans have continued to increase and reached a total of 1021 (as of the 23rd November 2011) raising an additional $639.00 for the Mater Little Miracles Appeal and resulting in a total of $867.00 raised since the start of the campaign.

Update: As of 31st December 2011 our Facebook Fans increased to 1089. This means an additional $204 for the Mater Little Miracles campaign. Therefore we have now raised $843 during this current campaign and $1071 in total for Mater Little Miracles. We are continuing our campaign through January 2012 to hopefully gain an extra 53 fans to get the current campaign over $1000.

Please help us by increasing the number of fans as much as possible. More details about this campaign are below:

June 2011 to January 2012

Mater Little Miracles Appeal

Our current nominated charity is Mater Little Miracles Appeal.

Mater Little Miracles is an affectionate term used to describe the babies and children cared for by Mater hospitals in Brisbane.

Each year, 2000 premature and seriously ill babies rely on Mater Mothers' Hospitals' Neonatal Critical Care Unit for specialised care. These babies can be as young as 23 weeks gestation and weigh as little as 400 grams.

Mater Little MiraclesIn addition, Mater Children's Hospitals provides care to thousands of children each year and has the busiest paediatric emergency department in Queensland. Please help Australian Explorer to support the fantastic work of Mater and assist them with the many Mater Little Miracles.

From June 2011 to January 2012, Australian Explorer will donate $3.00 to the Mater Little Miracles Appeal every time someone becomes a fan of Australian Explorer's Facebook page by simply pressing LIKE next to Australian Explorer at the top of the Facebook page.

That means if we get 100 new fans on the Facebook page from June 2011 we will give the Mater Little Miracles Appeal $300.00! If we get 500 new fans we will donate $1500 to the Mater Little Miracles Appeal and so on.

Every new fan can help promote this fundraiser by telling friends, emailing their contacts list, posting on their Facebook page, including it in newsletters, any way will help! So get clicking if you want to help a great cause.Facebook

You can find Australian Explorer on Facebook at:
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Australian-Explorer/46347638990

Every new fan can help promote this fundraiser by telling friends, emailing their contacts list, posting on their Facebook page, including it in newsletters, any way will help! So get clicking if you want to help a great cause. You can find Australian Explorer on Facebook.

April and May 2011

Our nominated charity for the months of April and May was the Mater Little Miracles Easter Appeal 2011.

Mater Little Miracles is an affectionate term used to describe the babies and children cared for by Mater hospitals in Brisbane.

Each year, 2000 premature and seriously ill babies rely on Mater Mothers' Hospitals' Neonatal Critical Care Unit for specialised care. These babies can be as young as 23 weeks gestation and weigh as little as 400 grams.

Campaign Results

Over the months of April and May we gained 90 new fans which raised $180.00 for the Mater Little Miracles Easter Appeal.

Grand Total raised for Mater Little Miracles Easter Appeal at the end of May 2011: $180.00

January, February and March 2011

In addition we also support Pacific Rim Just for Kids Inc.

The Children's Charity operates on a volunteer basis and looks for support and efforts from numerous, generous, experienced volunteers that contribute to help them achieve their goals.

It is a non profit children's charity for special children and teens under the age of 18 years, who are disadvantaged by any medically recognised ailment, disease or disability and/or are considered to be in need through social or economic circumstances.

Just 4 Kids Motortrail

Just4Kids is a registered charity with no paid employees, who enjoy the support of dedicated and passionate volunteers and supporters. A wide range of sponsors including Australian Explorer assist with their fundraising efforts.

Just4Kids aims to raise funds through fun, well managed fundraising events in association with us and other supporters and sponsors. These funds are then utilised to help the disadvantaged and disabled children.

Campaign Results

Just 4 KidsDuring January and February 2011 we managed to attract an additional 126 fans, so a donation of $126.00 to Just4Kids. During March 2011 we managed to attract an additional 51 fans, so a donation of $102.00 to Just4Kids.

Grand Total raised for Just4Kids: $228.00

Just 4 Kids MotortrailJust4Kids hold a lot of events such as Motor Trails, Black Thai Balls and Golf Days.

To find out more about these events, to donate or to get more information on the charity please visit the Just4Kids website.




Keep an eye on this page as we will regularly be fundraising for various nominated charities.

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