The following campaigns aim to raise funds and awareness for Lifeline's suicide prevention and crisis support services.
Stress Down Day is Lifeline’s annual fundraising campaign held in July. People are encouraged to participate in a stress reducing, fun activities such as wearing slippers to work or school, or dressing up or down, and then making a donation to Lifeline. It’s easy to get involved and all funds raised support Lifeline’s 13 11 14 crisis support service.
You can make a difference by participating in Lifeline’s Out of the Shadows - national suicide prevention walks held to coincide with World Suicide Prevention Day, September 10 every year. Join us as we walk to raise awareness, remember those lost to suicide and unite in a commitment to prevent further deaths by suicide. Get involved by joining a walk or organising a walk in your local community.
The Black Dog Ride is an independent organisation whose primary mission is to raise awareness of depression and suicide prevention, every ride has a specially chosen beneficiary for the funds raised on the ride. Black Dog Ride has been proud to again support Lifeline with the National 1 Day Ride and Around Australia Ride. Lifeline is the pre-eminent suicide prevention organisation in Australia providing people experiencing a personal crisis access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services. Lifeline's suicide prevention programs save lives every day, yet rely upon public generosity to maintain these vital programs around Australia.
Liptember is a campaign run during September raising funds and awareness for women’s mental health. Women are urged to purchase and wear the official Liptember lipstick throughout the month, gaining sponsorship from family, friends and coworkers.
Lipsticks can be purchased from any Chemist Warehouse, My Chemist or My Beauty Spot store nationwide during the month of September.
Image: Former Lifeline Australia CEO Jane Hayden.