Fuelfix & Tanks2Go and the Clontarf Foundation
From little things, big things grow…. Fuelfix & Tanks2Go is a proud partner with the Clontarf Foundation.
With financial support from their network of partners like Fuelfix & Tanks2Go, the Foundation is able to provide a full time holistic mentoring and support program for more than 6,000 boys in 112 Clontarf Academies across the country.
The Clontarf Foundation exists to improve the education, discipline, self-esteem, life skills and employment prospects for young Aboriginal men and by doing so, equip them to participate more meaningfully in society. Their website www.clontarf.org.au contains regular updates on student activities from the Clontarf Academies across the country.
The Highlights of 2018:
- Participant numbers increased to a record 6,125 at year end.
- A record 575 participants completed Year 12.
- The average school attendance was 80% (60% of participants had average attendance rates of 80% or above).
- The percentage of Year 12 students remaining engaged in employment or further education 12 months after graduating from the programme was 78%, with 89% of these young men being engaged at some point during the year.
Managing Director of Fuelfix & Tanks2Go Mark Westbrook said the partnership highlights our commitment to Indigenous engagement.
Chief Executive Officer of the Clontarf Foundation Gerard Neesham said he is delighted to have Fuelfix & Tanks2Go as a partner of the Clontarf Foundation and is appreciative of the support they have provided over many years.