Lion is a leading beverage and food company with a portfolio that includes many of Australia and New Zealand’s favourite brands. Lion was created in 2009 through the merger of Lion Nathan with National Foods. Lion champions sociability and wellbeing in the community and encourages the responsible enjoyment of its products as part of a healthy lifestyle.
Lion has supported Big Brothers Big Sisters Australia for many years and was instrumental in the formation of the national office.
Randstad is a global recruitment company whose mission is "shaping the world of work". The work Randstad does every day in the world of human resources contributes to the communities in which we all live and work. Randstad helps people find the right jobs and this has a positive impact on their lives.
Together with Big Brothers Big Sisters, Randstad offers a program to young people called “Shaping Futures”. The program targets young people who are unclear about their future employment or education direction and assists them to develop the skills and resources as they transition from education to employment.
Scanlon Foundation was established in 2001 to enhance social cohesion in Australia. Social cohesion relates to social connectedness in a community and its sense of unity, trust, belonging acceptance and tolerance.
Big Brothers Big Sisters receives funding from Scanlon Foundation to provide site based services to young people participating in activities at The Huddle at the North Melbourne Football Club.
The MLC Community Foundation is funded by MLC, the wealth management division of the National Australia Bank (NAB). MLC provides investment, superannuation, insurance and private wealth solutions to corporate and institutional customers.
Through the MLC Community Foundation , we are developing a mental health module to be incorporated into our Bigs training, assisting them to identify and support Littles that have mental health issues.
Pip Ink is a Melbourne-based boutique consumer PR and communications consultancy founded by Pip Jarvis in October 2009. Servicing clients nationally, Pip Ink has clients in the fashion, beauty, health and lifestyle industries. Pip Ink has been providing wonderful PR support to Big Brothers Big Sisters Australia, pro bono, since October 2011.