3,000 more to be educated thanks to 'Pubs with Heart'
Sammy D Foundation to Educate 3,000 More Young South Australian's Thanks to 'Pubs with Heart'!
The Sammy D Foundation is set to deliver its Educating and Empowering Young People project to a further 30 South Australian schools, with approximately 3,000 young people set to be educated thanks to the Australian Hoteliers Association (AHA) through the ‘Pubs with Heart’ funding program.
The school-based programs aim to educate young people around the consequences of bullying, violence and drug and alcohol misuse and provides them with the knowledge and strategies to keep themselves and their schoolmates safe.
Consisting of both an educational presentation followed by small group workshops, designed to explore real-life scenarios and to provide young people with the tools to either avoid or remain safe if these situations were to occur to them. The Program will be delivered across both primary and high schools in 2021 and 2022.
The expansion in program delivery is made possible through the ‘Pubs With Heart’ program, which supports charities, not for profit organisations and disadvantaged groups in delivering community-based programs.
“Issues such as violence, bullying and alcohol and other drug misuse have extensive and severe consequences, not only for the individuals involved but for their loved ones and broader community and the best way to prevent these behaviours is through focused primary prevention educational programs,” said Sammy D Foundation General Manager Brigid Koenig.
“Thanks to Pubs with Heart, The Sammy D Foundation can continue to deliver some of our education programs free of charge to a further 30 South Australian schools and over 3,000 young South Australian’s.”
The AHA’s General Manager Ian Horne, said that he was delight to suport the Sammy D Foundations through their Pubs With Heart program.
“The AHA|SA through the ‘Pubs with Heart’ funding program is delighted to support the Sammy D Foundation. The important work they do in the community is very worthwhile and the SA Hotel Industry is proud to work alongside them to achieve positive choices and outcomes in the community.”
For more information around the Sammy D Foundation and its programs please visit: http://www.sammydfoundation.org.au
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