Organisations we support
I’ve been a lender with Kiva.org since 2008. Kiva is a worldwide microfinance network which provides safe, affordable access to capital to those in need which helps people create better lives for themselves and their families. Visit my lender page here.
Surf Life Saving Australia saves lives.
Surf Life Saving is Australia’s major water safety, drowning prevention and rescue authority. We create a safe environment on Australia’s beaches and coastline through patrols, education and training, public safety campaigns and the promotion of health and fitness.
100Women is a giving circle. The vision of the organisation is to ignite women’s philanthropy through the power of collective giving to advance the empowerment of all women. We do this by combining donations and knowledge to provide impactful grants.
The Ride to Conquer Cancer for Perkins Institute is an annual event. In 2017 and 2018 Shireen rode with Team FiTi50 and our team have raised over $200,000 for cancer research making us a top community team.
You can read more about the event at conquercancer.org.au.
Organisations we admire
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
We see equal value in all lives. And so we are dedicated to improving the quality of life for individuals around the world. From the education of students in Chicago, to the health of a young mother in Nigeria, we are catalysts of human promise everywhere.
“We’re both optimists. We believe by doing these things—focusing on a few big goals and working with our partners on innovative solutions—we can help every person get the chance to live a healthy, productive life.” Bill Gates and Melinda Gates
Anthony (Tony) Robbins Foundation
The Anthony Robbins Foundation is a non-profit organization created to empower individuals and organizations to make a significant difference in the quality of life for people often forgotten – youth, homeless and hungry, prisoners, elderly and disabled. It’s an international coalition of caring volunteers provides the vision, inspiration, finest resources, and the specific strategies needed to empower these important members of our society.
“It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.” Tony Robbins
The Malala Fund empowers girls through education. Inspired by co-founders, Malala and Ziauddin Yousafzai, our aim is to raise girls’ voices and ensure every girl has access to a quality secondary education.
“We cannot all succeed if half of us are held back. Education is the only solution” – Malala