A Record-Breaking Stars in the Garden

1 February 2019 /

One of the highlights of our fundraising calendar, Stars in the Garden, was held on December 1, hosted by our generous and long-term superstar supporters, Melanie and Robert Champion de Crespigny. Held in the stunning gardens of the Champion de Crespigny’s residence, guests enjoyed a wonderful afternoon which included spectacular food and wine; a lively […]

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TransformARTive at the Adelaide Fringe

TransformARTive is back for 2019 and we’re thrilled to announce this year’s canvas for our artists and personalities is none other than a limited-edition retro glass Coca-Cola bottle. Not only that, but our venue will be none other than the glorious Garden of Unearthly Delights at this year’s Adelaide Fringe, the biggest and best festival […]

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Youth Opportunities Team Update

The new year has seen some changes and new appointments within the Youth Opportunities team and our Board, so let’s bring you up to date and make some introductions. New Appointments Rebecca (Bec) Adams Treasurer for the Board Last year, we welcomed Bec Adams to the Board as our new treasurer. With her accounting knowledge (she […]

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Your Invitation to Term 4 Graduations

Join us for our final round of graduations for 2018 and help us celebrate the incredible achievements of our inspiring students graduating from this term’s Personal Leadership Programs. Please see below a full list of graduation times and locations. Should you wish to join us, simply drop us a RSVP at or call us on 8240 3133 with your […]

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Stars in the Garden 2018

18 October 2018 /

Stars In The Garden has become an absolute highlight of Youth Opportunities calendar and we are looking forward to this year’s event, once again to be held at the estate of Robert & Melanie Champion de Crespigny. Our band of supporters has embraced this luncheon in the last few years and, since the inaugural event, […]

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A Farewell… and A Welcome

It is with much gratitude and a little sadness we said goodbye, earlier this year, to Graham Hobbs as Board Chairman after a long and valued relationship with Youth Opportunities. Graham Hobbs has been with Youth Opportunities from the very early days of the organisation, both as a Board member and generous donor. Graham has […]

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Stars in the Garden: Talk of the Town… of Walkerville

30 July 2018 /

Over the past five years, our community of supporters has really embraced the Stars in the Garden lunch event and our cause. Since its inception, the event has generated an astonishing $870,000+ to support our programs! This is in no small part due to our hosts, Melanie and Robert Champion de Crespigny, who continue to be […]

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Not Just Another Ball

To help us raise the funds to change more young lives, our next big event is just around the corner as, on Friday August 31, we are hosting a night of decadence, mystery and intrigue with a Masquerade Ball at the Queens Theatre in the city! With your support, we’re all set to don a […]

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Youth Opportunities Record-Breaking Golf Day 2018

25 May 2018 /

Youth Opportunities 11th Annual Charity Golf Day took place on Friday May 11 and what a day! Glenelg Golf Club – along with presenting sponsors Tanti Constructions and wine sponsor Serafino Wines – helped us welcome 138 of SA’s top business leaders and YO supporters to enjoy a fantastic day of competitive golf to raise […]

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Youth Opportunities wins $100,000 Impact 100 Grant

17 May 2017 /

We are so excited to announce that Youth Opportunities has been successful in winning a $100,000 grant through Impact 100 SA! The third annual Grants Awards dinner was held last week at the Arkaba Hotel. Youth Opportunities was one of four outstanding finalists on the night including Backpacks for SA Kids, Operation Flinders and MOSH. […]

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