Meet the Philanthropist
29 May 2019
Riff @ Spacecubed
45 St Georges Terrace
Why give? Hear it straight from the horses mouth at our Meet the Philanthropist Event! One of our most inspirational events of the year, we guarantee that you will leave the evening with an absolute spring in your step.
About the Philanthropist: Dr Bruce Robinson
As a leading cancer researcher, Dr Robinson is based at the QEII Medical Centre in Perth, part of the University of Western Australia. Bruce has over 20 years’ experience in lecturing on fathering at seminars and presentations to thousands of people in 5 countries. In 2013, Bruce was awarded the prestigious Western Australian of the Year Award for his medical research and charity work, including his work with The Fathering Project.
About the Fathering Project:
Did you know that kids with absent fathers are:
- 4 times more likely to experience mental health issues
- 15 times more likely to be overweight or obese
- Twice as likely to end up in jail
With statistics like this, it's no surprise that The Fathering Project is on a mission to equip fathers and father figures to engage more effectively with kids.
About the Giving Circle:
This event marks the official launch of our 2019 Giving Circle and is aimed at bringing together those people who are intending to give a (minimum) $1000 tax-deductible donation towards this year's Giving Circle. This event will be your last chance to make your donation count for the 2018/19 financial year!
About Meridian Global:
Meridian is a community of like-minded professionals from across Perth who believe that we have a responsibility to be change-makers by contributing to charities both locally and globally. We are "mates who donate" and we do that through our annual Giving Circle event and sustainable investment fund.