Zoe can’t read the words, but she knows how they feel. We urgently need your support as we’ve only raised 52% of the $3.89 million we need to help give 9,700 students like Zoe the extra learning support they need to catch up at school.
Your gift of a new toy or books will bring a smile to a disadvantaged child’s face this Christmas.
Buy a Joyspreader Virtual Charity Gift and fund a range of life-changing programs which give Aussie kids the hope of a better future.
Revival’s confidence grows after participating in student2student and Learning Club.
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The Smith Family is a children's charity helping disadvantaged Australian children to get the most out of their education, so they can create better futures for themselves.
Today, there are more than 638,000 Australian children living in jobless families.
Disadvantaged students have significantly lower Year 12 completion rates.
Disadvantaged students are on average 2-3 years behind in reading and maths by the time they are 15 years old.
Last year, 134,265 disadvantaged children and their families received support through Smith Family programs.
Last year, we supported 34,007 Australian students through our Learning for Life sponsorships.
Last year, 95% of children in our student2student reading program improved their reading age.
12 Nov 2014
View our 2013-14 Annual Report for a summary of our year’s progress towards helping disadvantaged children succeed at school
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01 Dec 2014
This year 666 ABC Canberra has selected The Smith Family as the 2014 recipient of the 666 ABC Giving Tree Appeal
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