Our FY 2016/17 Annual Report is here!

Tuesday, December 12 2017

Here it is—our 2016/17 Annual Report! This is a comprehensive summary of our services and milestones, plus the invaluable contributions of L4Life Village members, that are supporting an increasing number of Victorian children with Autism and their families to reach their potential.

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L4Life on Channel 7

Tuesday, December 12 2017

L4Life was in the spotlight when Channel 7’s Sunrise came to visit our new centre after reading about us in the Progress Leader. These PR moments came about through our connection with Trybooking (our platform choice for ticketing/events) who are part of our L4Life Village and have supported us for many years. Their marketing team suggested the story to a Leader journalist. It was a special opportunity for us to share our mission and hard work with the larger community.

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L4Life’s First Playground!

Tuesday, December 12 2017

Thanks to grants from the John & Betty Laidlaw Legacy and the Rotary Club of Balwyn, we have completed our playground at our new Kew centre!

Designed by L4Life’s Claire Taptil, Carol Barclay and Christine Darcas with the attentive support of Safeplay System’s Tom Donaldson, this playground will reinforce the services we are delivering to an increasing number of preschool children at our centre.

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November Garden Visits Supporting L4Life

Thursday, October 26 2017

Do you love nature? The joy of slowing down to stroll through a designer garden and smell the flowers? Then we have the choice of two very special garden visits for you. Save these dates!

NOV 11/12th: “Boggy Creek Station” – 281 Break O’Day Road, Glenburn.

NOV 18/19th: 15-17 Kinkora Rd, Hawthorn.

Through Open Gardens Victoria, the Kinkora Road property is opening its spectacular space with its 1877 house to the public. 50% of the gate fees and all the fundraising from stalls and morning/afternoon teas will go to L4Life. Through Yea Rotary, the Boggy Creek Station is offering a rural garden extravaganza. All fundraising proceeds from stalls and morning/afternoon teas will go to L4Life (not the gate fees).

Come along to indulge your love for gardens while helping children with Autism access crucial early intervention therapy!

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The Kwiz is NOW SOLD OUT!

Monday, June 26 2017

It’s that time again! We’re gearing up for our annual Kwiz for Kidz on Thursday 31 August. This year we welcome the Working Dog team as our hosts! We have now sold out. Thank you all who are coming along and we’re sorry if you have missed out! Thanks also to all our wonderful donors to the auctions/raffle. We couldn’t do it without this wonderful L4Life community.

 

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Thanks for the amazing support of Team L4Life in Run Melbourne 2017!

Tuesday, June 6 2017

On Sunday 30th July we had 35 participants in Team L4Life 2017 for Run Melbourne, a record number! We had a brilliant day bringing our community together to spread awareness about L4Life’s work and to fundraise. We would like to say a hearty thank you to all who took part, both participants and donors!

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Our Inaugural L4Life AbiliTEA Campaign for Autism Awareness Month!

Tuesday, March 14 2017

We did it! April is over, and with it, our inaugural Autism AbiliTEA campaign to mark Autism Awareness month.

We are so grateful to all who supported this new initiative. We wanted to focus on skills that children learn in our intensive early intervention (ABA) programs at L4Life that lead to other abilities later in life. Learning how to follow instructions, imitate, communicate, be more independent, interact and play with others and with imagination give kids necessary tools for school, playdates, sports/hobbies, and so much more, throughout their whole lives. Read more about the campaign. You can also watch our very special AbiliTEA video.

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Presenting … the ACNC’s Charity Tick

Tuesday, January 10 2017

The Australian Charities and Not for Profits Commission’s (ACNC) Charity Tick is here, and you’ll be seeing it more as we add it to our communications. The ACNC has created this tick to help the public instantly identify a registered charity, and encourage them to visit the ACNC’s Charity Register listing. It reflects the ACNC’s commitment to being a contemporary, friendly and engaging organisation, with the the bold-coloured ribbons intended to convey support, pride, spirit and unity.

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