Jason shares how your support got him through school and so much more

As a young boy, Jason knew he didn’t fit in at school. His mum worked long hours to raise four children on her own. She always put food on the table. But there just wasn’t enough left for school excursions and the education essentials. So Jason missed out. Without support, he could have easily fallen between the cracks.

Watch the video to hear Jason’s heartfelt message to you now.

Jason shares his mentoring experience

With your help, Jason’s now pursuing his goal of becoming a judge. And after experiencing first-hand the power of having a volunteer mentor, Jason now also volunteers at our Learning Club.

Watch the video to hear how Jason’s inspiring younger students.

Did Jason inspire you? Find out how you can become a volunteer mentor.

Family News, our quarterly e-newsletter

Disadvantage is a very real problem in Australia today. But for many more privileged Australians it’s hard to understand what it is like to walk in the shoes of disadvantaged Australian children.

Family News, our quarterly e-newsletter, shares firsthand stories from some of the children and families we support. We also aim to provide you with an overview of current Smith Family events, activities, volunteer opportunities and research results.

Subscribe to Family News today to learn how your valued support is making our work possible, and directly helping disadvantaged children get the most from their education.