Saturday 6 May 2017 at Ascot Race Course
Passages Race Day is an annual event which raises much needed funds to support Passages Resource Centres in Western Australia.
The event offers a great way to highlight your corporate social responsibility with your staff, stakeholders and partners as well as supporting and educating the WA community on how they as an individual can help to create new destinies for disadvantaged young people and contribute to the ongoing sustainability of the Passages Resource Centres based in Northbridge and Peel.
What is Passages Resource Centres?
Passages Resource Centres provide marginalised and street present young people aged 12-25 with a safe place to access essential facilities, practical assistance and support services to enable them to build relationships and make informed decisions to help break the cycle of homelessness.
Passages provides young people with the opportunity to have free access to kitchen, bathroom and laundry facilities, computer and internet access, phone and mail collection, informal workshops and activities including healthy cooking, recreation, health and well-being, arts and craft and gardening. Passages can also provide young people with transitional accommodation and hosts a range of visiting agencies who provide regular assistance with medical advice, legal aid, financial assistance, substance abuse and mental health support.
With the continued support and generosity of our supporters and sponsors, we are able to provide these on-going facilities and activities to ensure the best interests and development for each young person is upheld.
Why should my organisation get involved in the Race Day?
Passages has been located in Northbridge for the last 15 years. The property was generously donated by Jack Bendat in 2001 and has proven to be a lifesaving facility for some of WA's most vulnerable.
In 2017, Passages will be relocating to Highgate in order to accommodation the changing needs of the Service, to ensure it can continue to keep up with the ever-increasing demand its experiencing, and deal with the more complex needs of today's young people.
The funds raised at this year's Race Day will provide particular relocation requests like larger work and creative spaces, as well as provide a wider and more diverse variety of opportunities. It will have a unique multi-use space, and will be able to host multiple external agencies on site. This will also allow young people to access the site more often, and for longer periods of time, hopefully resulting in further relationship and rapport building. A large storage space will mean more food can be stored on site, enabling more meals, food hampers, and homeless packs can be be provided.
How to get my organisation involved in the Race Day?
Attending this event is a great way to highlight your commitment to supporting young people experiencing hardship in Western Australia to your business and personal networks.
Thank you to our sponsors for investing in the future of young Western Australians. PLATINUM SPONSOR