A Brave Life
A Brave Life runs peer mentoring programs for young and teenage mothers, the majority of whom are from low socio-economic backgrounds.
Their Live Life Brave program supports these mothers to complete their higher education; empowering them to navigate the challenges associated with being a teenage parent, so they can be a financially independent, positive role model for their child. Funding will enable them to invest in the Live Life Brave program to positively impact the lives of more young mums in the Brisbane area, plus contribute to their Baby Bundle program, which provides free essential baby items.
Funds Raised: $35,800
Melissa knows first-hand the unique challenges of being a young mum. During her pitch at TFN Brisbane, she spoke of the stigma and shame that is still associated with it and the impact this has on these young women. Melissa was pitching for funding so A Brave Life can reach more of these young mothers and provide mentoring programs and baby goods in their 'baby bundle program'.