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"In a world where the social fabric seems to be rapidly fraying, the economy is uncertain and the future of the planet is at risk, is there a better way to hit the reset button than to come back to the neighbourhood level and begin to genuinely rely on one another." Amanda Abrams

Raised so far

$5,910

Our goal

$3,000

People Planking

143

IT'S TIME TO GET PLANKING!

The philosophy that drives our Ignatian Service Program is to enable our students to engage in activities that serve the hearts, minds and mouths of the marginalised.   That’s why this October (and extending into November) we’ve partnered with Touched by Olivia Foundation for the #Planktober 2020 challenge!

Our 16 Houses have been invited to participate in Planktober as an inter-house Challenge.  With COVID-19 restricting many of our Ignatian Service activities, we are offering Planktober as a opportunity for our students to reflect upon what community means to them and how they can play a part in helping create a more inclusive society.  By building their CORE, they too can support the core of the community around them as all funds raised will go to Touched by Olivia's project called "The Living Room" at Five Dock, Sydney.

This is where Touched by Olivia operates a social enterprise cafe called Livvi's Cafe, where some of our students have been placed to undertake their work experience requirements.  The Living Room will see an expansion of Livvi's Cafe so more students, particularly those living with a disability, can undertake meaningful work experience and training.  The expansion will also deliver a community hub that will be supported by programs and activities aimed at improving the well-being of people within the community.

For over a decade TBO has been changing lives by bringing communities together through play through the creation of over 35 Livvi’s Place inclusive playgrounds nationally. With its work now extending through to the creation of inclusive communities across a spectrum of ages, abilities, cultures and challenges, we are proud to be supporting its next chapter in bringing The Living Room to life where everybody counts!

HOW TO GET INVOLVED

We recognise that now more than ever it is essential to get active and stay connected with each other, and our communities.

As part of #Planktober, our students will be competing in their House teams in a house versus house challenge.

So there's no time to waste!  Students are asked to register with their House, and up until 15 November, get as many sponsored planking minutes tallied to not only support their House, but also to support a very worthy cause!  

Join your Riverview team!

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Team Chisholm

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Team Ricci

Team Romero

Team Smith

Team Southwell

Team Teresa

Team Xavier

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