Think about how many kids attend your child’s school – now imagine that one in five of those children will be sexually assaulted before they turn 18. Sadly, it’s not just a thought, it’s a worrying reality. But how can we fight it?
You may not believe it, but the answer is make-up. For the month of July, Dollar Cosmetic Club will be offering big brand cosmetics for just $1 with 100% of the proceeds going to national child protection advocate Bravehearts. The aim is to raise $59,000 – that’s $1 for every Australian child that will be subjected to sexual assault in a single year. These much needed funds will help Bravehearts achieve its long-term goal of halving the number of children assaulted by 2020.
Throughout July, Dollar Cosmetic Club will be offering a different cosmetic item every single day. It could be anything from a Revlon Grow Luscious Eyeliner (RRP $23.95) to a Maybelline High Heel Mascara (RRP $19.50) or even a Lancome Color Design Effect Lipstick (RRP $43.95), all for just $1! But don’t keep these bargains to yourself – when you make purchase, you can share it on Facebook and Twitter. This not only helps raise funds for Bravehearts, but also means you will be rewarded with a bonus item. Supporting the cause is a win-win!
Bravehearts has spent the last 16 years combating child sexual assault through counselling services, educational programs for children and their