Thousands of kids will head back to school this year with a new subject on the curriculum how to keep themselves safe thanks to communications and electronics provider, the Vita Group and Act for Kids.
Vita Groups philanthropic arm, the Vita Foundation, has committed over $200,000 to roll out protective behaviours program Learn to be safe with Emmy and friends to more than 4000 five year olds in schools across Australia.
Staff will be encouraged to add to the number of children helped through their own fundraising activities, said Vita Group CEO, Maxine Horne.
Through the Vita Foundation, our goal is to make a difference in our local communities, who mean everything to us. said Ms Horne. We are thrilled that our funding will help over 4000 children to learn how to be safe. And we hope to reach many more.
Act for Kids is incredibly grateful for the support from Vita Foundation which will enable us to reach more kids across Australia said CEO Dr Neil Carrington. We look forward to working together to ensure all kids have a safe and happy childhood, free from abuse and neglect, and a brighter future.
Vita Group has over 1500 employees across over 160 points of presence throughout Australia, representing brands such as Telstra, Fone Zone, Sprout, One Zero and Vita Enterprise Solutions.