• Kerri-Jane Burke donated $204.75. Thank you!
  • Sharona Torrens donated $73.50. Thank you!
  • Nigel Haynes donated $120. Thank you!
  • Claire Maria Huxtable donated $50. Thank you!
  • James Ricciardone donated $150. Thank you!
  • Melissa Eddington donated $150. Thank you!
  • Stuart Graney donated $200. Thank you!
  • Natasha Watts donated $40. Thank you!
  • Jacob William Scerri donated $20. Thank you!
  • Veronica Moran donated $200. Thank you!

Raise Your Hand to Close the Literacy Gap

1617 people have joined the Wall of Hands in 2014. Will you?



to join the wall
Then you can use your own wall page to attract sponsors.


a friend or group
Search to sponsor someone or update your own page.


to help more kids
Spread the word to all your friends and colleagues.

Help Us Reach the Kids of Indulkana & Mimili

Over five years the Wall of Hands movement has been helping the ALNF close the Indigenous literacy gap. This year we need your help to extend our life-changing literacy programs to the children of Indulkana and Mimili about 400 km south of Alice Springs.

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Indulkana kids

Meet the Kids of Indulkana and Mimili

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    Meet Tyson from Mimili – he loves reading and story time at school!
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    Meet 5-year-old LeShay from Indulkana – she loves listening to stories and playing dress up at school. When she grows up, she wants to be a softball batter.
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    Little Rosie from Mimili works hard on her writing skills.
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    Kulaia is 9 years old and her favourite subject is maths. She wants to be a nurse because she will be able to 'help old people'.
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    Meet little Johnny from Indulkana – he's 5 and was born with a cleft palate. He is an absolute star, practising and working hard on his language skills.
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    Little 5-year-old Aaron is busy painting a special sign in art class at school in Indulkana.

Making a Real Difference

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

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    kids helped
    The ALNF has helped over 6000 kids and trained over 1400 teachers & community members.
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    books distributed
    Last year alone we distributed 16,525 books through our Share-a-Book program.
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    sites supported
    The ALNF is working with communities right around Australia to close the literacy gap.
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    using our app
    In Groote Eylandt 100% of school computers now carry our Anindilyakwa language app.
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So far this year we have raised
This is 100% of our goal
To reach our goal we still need

Top Fundraisers

A huge thank you to the people who have raised the most money this year.

Top Campaigners

And an equally huge thank you to the people who have promoted our campaign the hardest.

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How to Lend a Hand



Join the Wall of hands by making a donation. Then use your own wall page to attract sponsors. The more donations you attract the more kids we can help.

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Schools can start a wall page for free. 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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Any business or group can start their own page. Customise it in corporate colours and start attracting sponsors. See if your boss will match your funds raised!

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Shout Speach bubbles Outs

Read the latest messages of support to our gorgeous kids and our wonderful fundraisers. Use #wallofhands on Facebook and Twitter to spread the word even further.

Messages to the Kids

  • Kerri-Jane Burke
    Kerri-Jane Burke said
    Be proud of yourself, your heritage and your achievements.
  • Peter George
    Peter George said
    great work PDHPE class. Thanks for caring.
  • Peter George
    Peter George said
    fantastic work again PDHPE students. Thanks for caring and supporting the literacy of Aboriginal children.
  • Sarah Andrew
    Sarah Andrew said
    We hope you enjoy learning as much as we do and that our donation helps to give you the education support you need.
  • Michele Mary Davis
    Michele Mary Davis said
    Life's a tough road at times but learning and reading are your key. All the best in your learning journey.

Wall Chatter

  • Ron Baumann
    Ron Baumann said to sarah Toner
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    sarah Toner said to Ron Baumann
    High 5's to you Ronald :)
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    Yvette Harris said to Katie Coles
    Knowledge is Power
  • kayla jones
    kayla jones said to Cosentino The Grand Illusionist
    I gave $15 to this amazing cause. Keep up the amazing work Cos xx
  • Annette Cullinan
    Annette Cullinan said
    Another Dr Seymour to thank! Thanks Lou x

Our Hand Hand Heroes

We want to recognise our supporters who go that extra distance to make a difference. Thanks for your support.

  • The ALNF would like to thank Lewis Jetta and The Sydney Swans for pledging their support for the Wall of Hands Campaign.

    Sydney Swans
  • The ALNF would like to thank Cosentino the Grand Illusionist for pledging his support for the Wall of Hands Campaign.

  • The ALNF would like to thank Officeworks for their continued support of the Wall of Hands Campaign.