Cause Area: Children and Young People
Mission Statement12 Buckets is a place for connection and a place to be challenged to grow. It is a safe space for kids take a break, focus on themselves, dream big and begin to see new possibilities!
Description12 Buckets helps local children to flourish regardless of background or circumstance.It has been identified that some primary school students in educationally disadvantaged areas show less engagement at school due to adverse childhood experiences or trauma. Through our one-to-one mentoring program, our volunteer mentorshelp identify a childs spark, and then, seek to strengthen and grow that spark to help foster resilience and confidence.The focus of the program is to support the social and emotional wellbeing of these students which can lead to them having better engagement in their learning in the classroom and their connection within the school environment.Without the communitys and business support, 12 Buckets would not be able to continue to operate and grow.12 Buckets is a place for connection and a place to be challenged to grow. It is a safe space for kids to take a break, focus on themselves, dream big and begin to see new possibilities!We believe fullness in life comes when you pour yourself out for others.