10 top charities in Australia decided by workplace givers


The 10 top charities in Australia have been greatly influenced by the events of 2020. We have taken a look at the most popular charities on our Good2Give Workplace Giving Platform during 2020 and what they did to achieve this.

Australian Red Cross

One of the top charities in Australia for Emergency Services 

The Australian Red Cross is consistently one of the most popular charities on the Good2Give Workplace Giving Platform. They provide essential services and emergency relief through natural and manmade disasters such as the 2021 NSW and QLD floods, Beirut explosion, COVID-19 and the 2020 Australian Bushfires. The Australian Red Cross are constantly responding to current disasters, meaning their services and communications are always relevant.

The Smith Family

One of the top charities in Australia for Education

While The Smith Family is consistently a popular charity on the Good2Give Workplace Giving Platform, they stayed relevant throughout 2020 by focusing on the digital divide. Out of the 50,000 young people in their Learning for Life program, almost a quarter of the students didn’t have a device connected to the internet at home, which would have greatly impacted their ability to learn during the COVID-19 lockdowns. Hear what their CEO has had to say about the divide.

WIRES wildlife rescue

One of the top charities in Australia for Animals

New to the Good2Give top charities in Australia list is WIRES. WIRES showed the most growth in popularity on the Good2Give Workplace Giving Platform from 2019 to 2020. The 2020 Australian Bushfires increased the demand on the services provided by WIRES and their touching stories of animal rescues captured donors’ hearts, making for a large and loyal following. Check out what projects your donations helped WIRES to achieve during 2020.

Our Emergency Response team member, Bridey, has been busy this summer rescuing wildlife across NSW. This Brushtail…

Posted by WIRES on Sunday, 14 February 2021

World Vision Australia

One of the top charities in Australia for Overseas Aid and Development

World Vision Australia’s Child Sponsorship program is one of the most popular charity projects on our platform. This well thought out charity project allows donors to continue sponsoring their child even if they are switching payment methods to the Good2Give Workplace Giving Platform. Check out their new ‘Chosen’ project allowing children to choose their own sponsor;

For the first time, children can choose their sponsors. Join us in empowering children with the first of many choices. Be #chosen: https://wva.me/2IJTjSV

Posted by World Vision Australia on Friday, 27 November 2020

Médecins Sans Frontières Australia

One of the most popular charities in Australia for Overseas Aid and Development

Médecins Sans Frontières provides overseas medical assistance to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from healthcare. With the inequality in healthcare around the world, Médecins Sans Frontières services are constantly needed and are consistently a popular charity. The global pandemic has meant that Médecins Sans Frontières services are in high demand, check out their work on the Papua New Guinea COVID-19 Crisis.

PCYC Police Citizens Youth Clubs NSW

One of the most popular charities in Australia for Children and Young People

PCYC is Australia’s leading charity working in partnership with Police and the community to transform young lives and is consistently a popular choice on the Good2Give Workplace Giving Platform. PCYC works with at-risk youth to break the cycle of disadvantage through crime prevention, vocational education, youth capacity building and social responsibility programs, you can find out more about the PCYC programs.

NSW Rural Fire Service

One of the most popular charities in Australia for Emergency Services

The NSW Rural Fire Service was vital in providing bushfire relief during the 2020 Australian Bushfires. The bushfires contributed to NSW Rural Fire Services’ exponential growth in popularity on the Good2Give Workplace Giving Platform. Their crews and other agencies responded to more than 11,400 bush and grass fires which had burnt 5.5 million hectares. Read more about the NSW Rural Fire Services wrapping up the 2020 fire season.

The Salvation Army Australia

One of the top charities in Australia for Welfare

The Salvation Army are consistently one of the most popular charities on Good2Give as they are Australia’s largest provider of homelessness services while also providing emergency services. They are currently focusing their campaigns on how homelessness can happen to anyone, check out their touching campaign.

Homelessness can happen to anyone. It can affect people of all ages, from all walks of life and for many different…

Posted by The Salvation Army Australia on Thursday, 8 April 2021

Beyond Blue

One of the top charities in Australia for Mental Health

Beyond Blue provides mental health services to people in Australia. They are consistently a popular choice on the Good2Give Workplace Giving Platform and their support for anxiety, depression and suicide became increasingly important during the COVID-19 lockdowns and other disasters. Beyond Blue offers advice and shares powerful videos from mental health survivors through their social media;

Cancer Council Australia

One of the top charities in Australia for Health and Wellbeing

The Cancer Council is consistently a popular choice as they are Australia’s leading cancer charity. They provide support, information, funding and conduct their own research in areas that will have the greatest impact. The Cancer Council focuses their communications on educating followers on cancer prevention.

The time to stop cancer is before it starts.

Quitting smoking is one of the most important things you can do to reduce…

Posted by Cancer Council Australia on Sunday, 18 April 2021

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