BRIMBANK CITY COUNCIL
The City of Brimbank is the second largest municipality in Melbourne, located in the West, and one of the most culturally diverse municipalities. Brimbank City Council is consistently looking for innovative ways to harvest the richness of its diversity and that stories that lie within, investing in creating opportunities and experiences for its people. Their community grants program is just one of many ways they commit to this, and it is through the generosity and vision of this program that the Know Yourself, Show Yourself and Grow Yourself Mental Health Festival 2022 was born.
Big Childcare is a high quality, community-oriented, childcare provider, supporting schools in the provision of Outside of School Hours Care. They are also philanthropic and have a big heart for supporting community. As one of our major sponsors, our festival would not be possible without the generous support of Big Childcare who have donated the stage and AV, inflatables, our beloved MC Greg, Big Active, Mike the Monster, staff and a whole lot of energy and love. Big Childcare, you rock our grateful hearts.
Sister Sensory is one of Melbourne's leading providers of sensory products and toys for children, adults and medical professionals, covering a wide range of childhood conditions including Autism, ADHD, Anxiety & Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD), and for general special needs and purposes. At the heart and soul of Sister Sensory is Narelle and her fantastic team, who bring personal experience and passion to helping meet diverse and unique needs of diverse and unique people. We are deeply grateful for Sister Sensory's sponsorship and passion.
Headspace Sunshine provides critical mental health, physical health, alcohol and drug services, and study and work support to the young people of our community. With a focus on early intervention, they work with young people to provide support at a crucial time in their lives – to help get them back on track and strengthen their ability to manage their mental health in the future. In everything they do, they aim to meet the evolving and unique needs of young people and those who support them. This includes having a strong presence and heart at our festival, for which we are eternally grateful for.
YOUTH JUNCTION INC
The Youth Junction Inc creates opportunities for young people of all identities to build resilience and enable them to made a positive contribution to society. They work with and for vulnerable Victorian young people to support choices in education and employment, and the reduction of disadvantage. Youth Junction Inc offer critical support through a range of collaborative, innovative and integrated service responses. They recognise that the needs of this cohort are changing and evolving, and that we will need to evolve with them. They'll be at the heart of our festival to help our young people and we love them for it.
Aside from being one of Australia and New Zealand's leading electronics retail companies, Jaycar also have hearts of gold that are committed to community. They are a proud corporate partners of the Bayard Foundation, a not-for-profit charity dedicated to helping those in need through sponsoring critical community projects. Jaycar have generously sponsored our Community Block Party, helping us light up the night so that our community can connect and get the support they need. We are eternally grateful for their sponsorship.
BENDIGO COMMUNITY BANK SEDDON
With this mantra - do good, do more and do well - it is not surprising that Bendigo Community Bank Seddon is no ordinary bank. At the heart of their business model is community. Not only do they give you access to award-winning financial products and services, they're also committed to returning profits to our local communities and supporting initiatives that build and support communities. Their support of the Know Yourself, Show Yourself & Grow Yourself Mental Health Festival fills our heart to the brim.
Making Media are driven by meeting people who have stories to tell. With over 500 video projects and 15 years worth of commercial radio broadcast and audio production experience, Making Media know how to create compelling narratives that move people and make them take notice. On top of this, they are committed to education and community, both of which they support selflessly through innovative projects that educate and empower our stories and how we tell them. We are beyond grateful to have them on board the Know Yourself, Show Yourself, Grow Yourself Mental Health Festival initiative to help capture our journey.
STUDIO HIBISCUS BY LIZ
With a strong interest in sustainable design, Liz at Studio Hibiscus headquarters has the education, experience and practice to offer a friendly, creative and high quality approach to help clients drive positive change. Liz is also a Sunshine local who lives and breathes the essence of our community. We couldn't be more grateful for the work she has done to help us create the most fun and energetic designs that visually communicate the heart of our festival.
SHINE LAWYERS SUNSHINE
Shine Lawyers Sunshine are proud to support the local community event the Know, Show, Grow Festival.
The Shine Lawyers Sunshine team are located at 1/27 Clarke St, Sunshine and specialise in Workers Compensation and Transport Accident compensation claims.
When it feels like everything is going wrong and no one is on your side, Shine Lawyers’ experts can help you to get the compensation you are entitled to with our No Win, No Fee Guarantee. We believe that no person should be denied access to justice because of their financial situation.
ARTIST FOR KIDS CULTURE 'THE ARTS BUS'
We are beyond proud to have the support of Artist for Kids Culture and their incredible Arts Bus. AKC do incredible things; bringing creative experiences to young people who otherwise may never experience them. Everything about their ethos aligns with what our festival is about and we are stoked to have them by our side.
We all know Bunnings for being the home of DIY and a supermarket for all your trade needs, but did you also know that Bunnings have big, community-minded hearts and give endlessly back to the community. Which is what they did for us through their generous donations. We are full of appreciation of Bunnings Sunshine and everything they do to support our magic community.
When a call out was put out to businesses in Sunshine via our friends at the Sunshine Business Association, Sweeney Sunshine responded within seconds, offering to help us get the word out to the community about our festival. Now that is community spirit. Right in the heart that is filled with gratitude.
ANYTIME FITNESS SUNSHINE
We know what movement and fitness can do to support our mental health and wellbeing, which is why we are so grateful to have the support of Anytime Fitness in Sunshine, who are committed to making health happen for our community and are committed to helping them reach their fitness goals.
Thanks to their generosity in giving us prizes for giveaways, some lucky people in our community will get to experience their state of the art facilities, and welcoming club with supportive staff and member community.
MARQUEE HIRE MELBOURNE
Marquee Hire Melbourne is a small business based in Sunshine, Victoria, Australia.
With the vision of making outdoor parties hassle-free and effortlessly beautiful for others, Marquee Hire Melbourne was established by a young woman with the help of her hard-working grandfather in the year 2016.
We are so grateful to them for their generous donation of fairy lights to light up our community block party!
SUNSHINE BUSINESS ASSOCIATION
Sunshine Business Association (SBA) has had a long and proud history of representing its 400+ businesses. An affordable rate levy system enables the Association to assist in location promotion, local business development and local community development. They are passionate about community and have been a critical support in connecting our festival to local businesses, promoting our event and providing their knowledge and wisdom, for which we are eternally grateful!
ICorp Security is boutique security services company providing high-quality services to clients across multiple sectors including in the education sectors.
They offer a range of services that includes security services, mobile patrols, risk assessments and traffic controllers and their team is also experienced in events management, having served various events of all sizes including festivals and community events.
We are so grateful for their generosity in providing us with a security guard to keep our community safe at the Community Block Party.
TRIPLE R RADIO STATION
For more than 40 years Triple R has shaped and inspired the culture of Melbourne. Since its inception as an educational broadcaster in 1976, Triple R has become Australia's most influential community radio station.
They are so committed to community that they have generously supported our important festival through free air time announcements every day in the week leading up to the event.
We can't thank them enough for their support and helping us get the word out so we can have a BIG impact.
Not only are Mirabella one of Australia's largest lighting companies, 100% Australian owned and providing energy efficient and practical lighting solutions, but they also care about supporting community events like ours and have generously donated lights to light up our Community Block Party. Thank you, Mirabella, we are deeply grateful.
LOMBARD THE PAPER PEOPLE
Lombard the Paper People are not only one of Australia's leading suppliers of party goods, and historical revolutionaries in the paper industry, but they also have a passion for supporting community. They have generously donated 200 coffee cups so that our students can develop their barista skills and serve our community throughout the festival while raising important funds for Sunshine Heights Primary School. So grateful!