Imagine trekking the Inca Trail by day, and camping under the stars at night, knowing every step you take will have made a difference to young Australians in need.
Steven, Julianna and Elizabeth share their personal journeys, as they tell us how they were able to work their way out of their darkest times with the help of The Smith Family.
Join 15,000 riders in Australia’s largest one-day bike ride and help children in need with their education.
By leaving a gift to The Smith Family in your Will, you are ensuring that future generations of Australian children have the support they need to believe in themselves and make the most of their education.
We're looking for volunteers to help students make the transition from study to work by sharing first-hand knowledge and experience of their chosen career.
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, 112,124 disadvantaged children and their families received support through Smith Family programs.
Last year, we supported 34,480 Australian students through our Learning for Life sponsorships.
In 2013, 93% of children in our student2student reading program improved their reading age.
14 Aug 2014
Win a $45,000 boat and support The Smith Family. Head down to d'Albora Marina, The Spit, Mosman NSW this Saturday 16th of August.
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06 Aug 2014
How involved should you be in your child's schooling? Join the discussion on this important topic on ABC Radio National’s Life Matters.
10 Jul 2014
Young Australians from disadvantaged backgrounds behind the pack on financial literacy
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