$872,000 raised at the 2023 Stars in the Garden

28 November 2023

Youth Opportunities’ annual Stars in the Garden event was another outstanding success this year, and we are absolutely delighted to announce a fundraising total of $872,000! This remarkable accomplishment is a true testament to the incredible synergy and support of our cherished village of sponsors, guests, and supporters. We owe immense gratitude to everyone who […]

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Opportunity is life-changing – Invest in the future of our youth

13 June 2023

Dear Valued Supporter, My name is Tom, and I have worked in the training delivery team at Youth Opportunities for the past 17 years. While so much has changed within our organisation over this time, the one thing that hasn’t changed is that the young people we work with all still want the same thing – […]

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Learn about Generation Thrive

6 March 2023

Did you know Youth Opportunities have their own social enterprise?   Introducing Generation Thrive, a profit-for-purpose business established in 2021, supporting personal leadership, enterprise, and wellbeing skill development for young adults and emerging leaders within the workplace, community and industry. 100% of profits are returned to Youth Opportunities Australia, to support its mission.   Generation Thrive provides […]

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Stars in the Garden 2022

29 November 2022

An exceptionally beautiful Spring day set the scene for the 2022 Stars in the Garden event. With event restrictions no longer a determining factor, this annual luncheon returned to its rightful home in the garden of hosts, Mrs Melanie Champion de Crespigny AM and Mr Robert Champion de Crespigny AC. 300 guests gathered to enjoy […]

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You can help young people like Brooke break the cycle of disadvantage! 

My name is Brooke* and I am writing this post as a past Youth Opportunities graduate, scholarship recipient, and someone whose life was changed for the better because of the generosity of people who believe in the potential of young people.  Growing up, my childhood was far from easy. My mother passed away and my […]

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Hear from one of our graduates!

24 November 2022

At the conclusion of every Personal Leadership Program, our graduates are asked to write a reflection on their time in the program. These reflections are then presented at their program graduation to an audience of family, friends, school staff and other supporters, which builds their public speaking skills and confidence. These events are always incredibly […]

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Your Legacy Will Change Lives

6 September 2022

By leaving a gift in your Will you can support Australia’s young people to build a better future for themselves, and our community. Youth Opportunities is committed to creating opportunities for Australia’s young people to develop the lifelong skills, habits, and confidence to thrive, something that we have been proud of continuing to achieve since […]

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Golf Day 2022 raised over $110,000 for young South Australians

17 June 2022

On Monday 1 May, Youth Opportunities hosted its 15th annual Golf Day at the pristine Glenelg Golf Club. Close to 40 teams participated in the day, including several regular players who’ve been part of the event from the very beginning and look forward to supporting the event each year. Presented by Tanti Constructions, the event […]

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Meet our latest Adam Scott Foundation winners

Young South Australians are getting the support they need thanks to the Youth Opportunities scholarships program which, since 2017, has now distributed more than $664,965 worth of scholarships, including full University and TAFE scholarships, to 254 young people across South Australia. 18-year-old Holly of Strathalbyn has overcome significant barriers to achieve her goal of studying […]

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Jackson has big dreams for his future, but without support, they remain out of reach 

15 June 2022

At Youth Opportunities we believe all young people deserve the opportunity to create a better future for themselves.  But the harsh reality is that for those experiencing disadvantage, no matter how hard they work, a life impacted by poverty can make a better future near impossible to achieve.   That’s why we need your donation today […]

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