Raise Your Hand to Close the Literacy Gap

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Sponsor

a friend or group
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to join the wall

600 people have joined the 2015 Wall of Hands. Now we need you.

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  • Elissa McNamara donated $55. Thank you!
  • Peter Crock donated $55. Thank you!
  • Jay ooper donated $20. Thank you!
  • Duncan Buchanan donated $80 to Alex McLean. Well done!
  • Siobhan Lenihan donated $520. Thank you!
  • Christine Portelli donated $25. Thank you!
  • Belinda Smith donated $55. Thank you!
  • Marisa Magiros donated $100. Thank you!
  • Patricia Collins donated $30. Thank you!
  • Tom Maitland donated $250. Thank you!

We won't stop until 5 out of 5 kids can read

It's a sad reality that only 1 out of 5 Indigenous children in very remote NT communities can read at the minimum NAPLAN standard. But you have the power to make a difference. By donating to the Wall of Hands, you'll be helping the Australian Literacy & Numeracy Foundation continue our life-changing literacy programs in remote communities right around Australia.

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Making a Real Difference

Look what we've achieved so far. Teaching kids, training teachers, empowering communities.

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    7,550
    kids helped
    The ALNF has helped over 7,500 kids and trained over 1,868 teachers and community members.
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    200,000
    books distributed
    We've distributed over 200,000 books since the start of our Share-A-Book program.
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    105
    sites supported
    The ALNF is working with communities right around Australia to close the literacy gap.
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    91%
    improved literacy
    On Palm Island 91% of kids improved their early literacy skills after participating in our program.
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Together, we can finish what we've started

There are plenty of ways to get involved.

Individuals

Individuals

Join the Wall of Hands by making a donation. Then use your own wall page to attract sponsors. With help from you and five of your friends, we will reach our goal.

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Schools

Schools

Schools can start a wall page without an initial donation. We recommend a teacher or principal sets this up. Hold a simple fundraiser or just ask parents to donate directly to your wall.

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Organisations

Organisations

Any business or group can start their own wall. Customise it with your logo and start attracting sponsors. See if your boss will match your funds raised!

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So far this year we have raised
$287,893
This is 58% of our goal
To reach our goal we still need
$212,107

Our Top 5 Fundraisers

A huge thank you to all of our wonderful supporters.

Individuals
  • E.L.D
    E.L.D
    $26,650
    $26,650
  • Anonymous Supporter
    Anonymous Supporter
    $20,000
    $20,000
  • Wesley Stacey
    $10,000
    $10,000
  • L.Mars
    L.Mars
    $6,247.73
    $6,247.73
  • C.Paton
    C.Paton
    $5,000
    $5,000
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