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How we do it

Here you can read more about the projects we've worked on to date. 

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A "Heart space" to help broken lives

The Sebastian Foundation’s latest project is located in a fairly affluent part of Sydney, the Eastern Suburbs, where it was a surprise for us to learn that two women every night are at risk of losing their lives to domestic violence. We don…

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Putting the love in the heart of the home

Manly Women’s Shelter was identified as a property that required immediate assistance with their kitchen and living areas.

Opened due to community need in 2010, this shelter consists of three ex-Military homes where they house up to thi…

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Creating a haven at Safe Haven

Safe Haven is a domestic violence shelter in Western Sydney.

It houses women and families fleeing domestic violence from all over Australia. Families can get on a plane, sometimes with nothing but themselves, and they’ll be bought here, fed…

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Helping to connect vulnerable women to their culture

Guthrie House is an indigenous refuge for women who are homeless or are at risk of homelessness.

The women here are in vulnerable situations and many are pregnant or are facing challenges in being with their children, some have children who…

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Creating a sanctuary for those seeking sanctuary

The Sebastian Foundation – Guy and Jules Sebastian’s charity for families – opened a brand new garden and outdoor living area for a women’s refuge in Sydney.

Jules Sebastian said it was the second part of a joint project with Detour House t…

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Making Detour House a home

The future of Sydney’s only crisis refuge for young girls is looking brighter than ever, after the completion of major renovations by The Sebastian Foundation’s charity for children and families.

Guy and Jules Sebastian opened new premises …

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The CWA Gunnedah Kitchen Project

We were inspired by the work that the Country Women’s Association of NSW does,feeding the community and catering for The Red Cross, Meals on Wheels and the like.

Together with the help of Freedom Kitchens we were able to take a dilapidated …

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Ronald McDonald House Randwick

Since opening in 1991, Ronald McDonald House Randwick has provided a ‘home away from home’ for 32 families a night, every night.

They provide all the facilities that you would have at home, so that families of sick kids can travel light. Wh…

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Morna's Playground

Thanks to your donations we were able to turn a haphazard backyard into a truly inspirational space for kids and families impacted by the 2013 Blue Mountains bushfires.



‘Morna’s Playground’ was named after the Winmlaee Neighbourhood Centr…

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Other things we've funded

Below you'll find a list of funding grants we've provided so far:

$30,000 Muscular Dystrophy New South Wales - We donated a $30,000 electronic wheelchair to Muscular Dystrophy NSW for their loan program to be able to help a busy mum spend t…

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