Throughout May and June participants can host a good old-fashioned bake sale or an event at their home or workplace. There‚Äôs also an opportunity to go digital and take orders from mates online for a signature bake item. To get involved visit: RaiseDough.com.au.
Raise Dough is an opportunity for the community to throw their support behind the one in four people in Australia aged 14‚Äì25 who live with a mental health difficulty.
A number of well-known chefs are getting in the kitchen to Raise Dough this year including Ed Halmagyi (aka Fast Ed).
CEO of ReachOut, Ashley de Silva, said Raise Dough is simple to get involved in and a good excuse to get mindful.
‚ÄúWe‚Äôre excited to get thousands of people across Australia baking to Raise Dough in support of young people‚Äôs mental health. Raise Dough is simple to be get involved in, and I‚Äôm putting it out there right now that there‚Äôs no shame in packet mixes!‚Äù
‚Äú70 percent of young people in Australia living with a mental health difficulty don‚Äôt get the help they need. All of the dough raised this May and June will help ReachOut to provide free digital support to even more young Australians who need help right now,‚Äù he said.
Whatever you choose to cook this is not only about fundraising, it‚Äôs also an opportunity to switch off from technology and distractions and bring a little mindfulness into your day.‚Äù
For more information about Raise Dough visit RaiseDough.com.au.
For more information about ReachOut visit ReachOut.com and ReachOut.com/Parents.
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ReachOut is Australia‚Äôs leading online mental health organisation for young people and their parents. Our practical support, tools and tips help young people get through anything from everyday issues to tough times ‚Äì and the information we offer parents makes it easier for them to help their teenagers, too.
We‚Äôve been changing the way people access help since we launched the world‚Äôs first online mental health service more than 20 years ago. Everything we create is based on the latest evidence and designed with experts, and young people or their parents. This is why our digital self-help tools are trusted, relevant and easy to use.
Available for free anytime and pretty much anywhere, ReachOut is accessed by 132,000 people in Australia every month. That‚Äôs more than 1.58 million each year.