Spirit Of Brisbane Award Presented to Mental Awareness Foundation Co-Founders at Lord Mayor Australia Day Awards

Spirit Of Brisbane Award Presented to Mental Awareness Foundation Co-Founders at Lord Mayor Australia Day Awards Community spirit was on display as the Lord Mayor of Brisbane awarded Tudor and Wesley Vasile, co-founders of the Mental Awareness Foundation, with the Spirit of Brisbane Award, at today’s traditional Lord Mayor’s Australia Day Awards. Brothers Tudor and…

Under the Radar with Wesley Vasile and Nicolle Edwards from RizeUp Australia

RizeUp works to shift attitudes, perceptions and challenge societal norms in Australia which have as a by-product created a toxic and unhealthy environment. The RizeUp mission is to drive awareness of domestic and family violence within society by generating life-changing, practical support for the families affected, giving them the hope and empowerment to move on…

2020 Walk for Awareness Event Highlights

Relive the energy, emotion and spirit of the 2020 Walk for Awareness through these video highlights.   In 2020, thousands walked with the Mental Awareness Foundation in Brisbane at a COVID-safe event, across Australia and the world through the virtual-event option and raised valuable funds to support organisations on the frontline of mental health services.…

Mental Awareness Foundation raises over $140,000 for mental health at the annual Walk for Awareness event

With the global pandemic majorly impacting 2020, the focus on mental health in Australia has never been more important. Just under 1,000 people attended the 2020 (COVID-approved) Walk for Awareness in Brisbane today, and over 500 joined virtually, to walk 8km, to recognise the 8 Australians who take their own life each day. Over $140,…

Butterflies campaign for mental health

Local disability support charity Sunshine Butterflies have recently entered into a partnership with another meaningful organisation, The Mental Awareness Foundation. The Brisbane based foundation has collaborated with Sunshine Butterflies to help spread the message of mental health and wellness in people living with disabilities. They are kindly supporting Sunshine Butterflies disability support charity, who will…

COVID-19 Update: 2020 Walk For Awareness

As we all know, COVID-19 has changed all of our lives, right across the world. Whilst this has been devastating, the response by Governments and communities has been outstanding, particularly in Queensland. Obviously, as organisers of this great event, we’ve been monitoring the situation and have been in close contact with the local Health Officials…