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Public Safety

Ensuring the safety of the public is a crucial part of many incredible organizations' work. Through Giveabl, you can support these amazing recipients and directly contribute to the prevention, rescue and recovery of affected communities.

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Public safety is the protection of people's lives and property. It is important to support public safety charities, nonprofits and social enterprises because they provide resources and support to communities in need. They also work to improve public safety through education and training.

Public safety is a top priority for many people. It is the protection of lives and property. Supporting public safety charities helps ensure communities have the resources they need to stay safe. These organizations also work to improve public safety through education and training.

There are a variety of public safety charities, nonprofits and social enterprises to support. Some focus on providing resources to first responders, while others work to educate the public about safety precautions. Many of these organizations also work to support victims and families of victims of crime.

No matter which public safety recipient you choose to support, you can be confident that you are helping to make a difference. These organizations are vital to keeping our communities safe.

Below are just some of the ways that organizations work to uphold and fight for public safety measures
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Stand up for abuse prevention

Donate to organizations that work to prevent and support victims of bullying, child abuse, domestic and family violence, elder abuse, racism and sexual abuse.

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Photo by Walter Otto on Unsplash
Fight for consumer protection

Assist in protecting people by giving to organizations that work in drug safety, food safety, household products safety and universal design.

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Photo by Tingey Injury Law Firm on Unsplash
Support courts related matters

Provide funding through Giveabl recipients to support people who are dealing with legal matters in Children’s Court or Family Courts.

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Facilitate corrections and penology programs

Support recipients who assist with programs relating to deaths in custody, offender re-entry, prison alternatives, probation and parole, rehabilitation of offenders, restorative justice and services for offenders.

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Photo by Flex Point Security
Aid in the prevention of crime

Participate in crime-prevention measures by donating to recipients working in cyber-crime, drug control, gun control, human trafficking, impaired driving, law enforcement, community policing, police agencies and missing persons.

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Help with disasters and emergency management

Give back to communities that have been affected by disasters and emergencies by donating to civil defence, disaster preparedness, disaster recovery, disaster relief, bushfires, droughts, earthquakes, extreme temperatures, famines, floods, mass movements, non-natural disasters, storms and cyclones, tsunamis, volcanos, internal resettlement, search and rescue and surf life-saving.

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Give to fire prevention and control measures

Directly impact public safety by providing funding to organizations that work to prevent and control fire emergencies. This may include controlled burning, public fire education and training and equipment for volunteers.

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Photo by Tingey Injury Law Firm on Unsplash
Fund legal services for those in need

Help people who require access to legal services such as child advocacy, dispute resolution, employment law, guardianship, housing law, immigration law, legal aid and public interest law.

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Photo by Jack Alexander on Unsplash
Provide safety education services to help avoid accidents

Aid in facilitating safety education for community members such as farm safety, first aid training, home safety, poison control, traffic safety, bicycle safety, motor vehicle safety and pedestrian safety.

Public safety is crucial for everyone and should be supported and fought for at all costs!
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You can support causes important to you or your customers without any hassle. Simply browse vetted causes from our curated selection of charities and social enterprises committed to doing good in the world, and get started today!

Cultural Diversity Network
ABN 75216602591
Endorsed DGR Item 1
Vietnamese Community In Wollongong Charity Fund
ABN 36311815135
Endorsed DGR Item 1
K9 Sar
ABN 91899241298
Endorsed DGR Item 1
We trained dogs and person to search for missing persons. We provided search and rescue services in two states and also assisted in starting the Australian Search Dog Federation to bring and Standard together for training and qualification for search dogs and handlers
Indian Support Center
ABN 72966316271
Endorsed DGR Item 1
Centre For Universal Design Australia
ABN 45610123914
Endorsed DGR Item 1
Our main work was providing information, education and training about universal design and its role in creating inclusive societies and upholding human rights. These activities promote the understanding and practice of inclusion and human rights. Information: We continue to build and maintain a website that is a repository of research, guidelines, and other information about rights, equity and inclusion for people with disability, older people, children and people from diverse backgrounds. We maintain a very active social media profile. Policy: We contributed to various community consultations, policy and planning roundtables and specialist workshops. Education/Training: We added a second free online training program, Home Coming? Framing Housing Policy for the Future. The free online course on Introduction to Universal Design continues to have a completion rate of 45%. We also presented at various conferences on topics related to universal design and inclusive practice.
Women Illawarra
ABN 26002929204
Endorsed DGR Item 1
We are a not for profit, legally incorporated community association that operates from a feminist and social justice perspective for the empowerment of women. We provided a range of programs, services and support to women, girls and children in the Illawarra region who were experiencing multiple vulnerabilities, including domestic violence, social inequality, poverty, marginalisation and gender discrimination.
Bin Bindi
ABN 50082663741
Endorsed DGR Item 1
Provided food and essential items to remote aboriginal community.
Newman Womens Shelter
ABN 36250445852
Endorsed DGR Item 1
We provided accommodation and support to women and children escaping domestic violence and homelessness. We also provided emergency relief to the general community.
Newman State Emergency Service Unit
Worked with the Community for a safer Western Australia, through the delivery oftimely, quality and effective emergency services. The functions of the unit are toperform those functions authorised under the Fire and Emergency Act 1998. Theseinclude: To raise, train and equip an effective volunteer based emergency service; To be the 'Hazard Management Agency' for Flood, Cyclone, Storm, Tsunami andEarthquake; To be a 'Combat Agency' for Land Search, Vehicle Rescue, Vertical, Cliffand Cave Rescue; Act in a support role for other combat Agencies; Supportemergency management activities at a State, Regional and Local level; and Act insupport of Police in tasks acceptable to the volunteer's but excluding those where it islikely that offenders will be present.
The Nintirri Centre
ABN 59634306630
Endorsed DGR Item 1
We ran Childcare, Out of School Care, School Readiness Programs as well as Playgroup and Toy Library, Op Shop, a Community CafeThe Tom Price Arts Hub has been active running learning workshops, a working for the dole program, and support groupsWe provided family violence counselling to victims and perpetrators as well as case management supportCommunity Health and Wellbeing Team offered Women's Health and Midwifery Service locally and regionally
Kununurra Unit State Emergency Services
ABN 88429565123
Endorsed DGR Item 1
Our mission is to assist the community to cope with natural or manmade emergencies. The Kununurra Unit of the WASES is engaged to respond to emergency situations including Vertical Rescue, Flood and River rescues, Land and Sea Search.
Kimberley Community Legal Services
ABN 63535078148
Endorsed DGR Item 1
We delivered legal and family support services across the Kimberley region of Western Australia primarily to clients experiencing financial disadvantage. Our work helps people keep their homes, keep their families together, be safe from violence, and achieve justice in their lives and in their communities.
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Why should I donate to support public safety causes?

Supporting public safety causes is important because it helps to ensure that our community is a safe and secure place to live. By donating to these causes, we can help to fund programs and initiatives that help to keep our community safe.

Why do public safety-focused charities and nonprofits need funds?

There are many reasons why public safety focused charities and nonprofits need funds. Some of the most common reasons include:

  1. To cover the costs of running their organization - expenses such as rent, utilities, staff salaries, etc.

  2. To purchase emergency equipment and supplies - things like first aid kits, defibrillators, etc.

  3. To provide training for their staff and volunteers - this could be things like CPR or first aid training.

  4. To run awareness and education campaigns - for example, educating the public about fire safety or earthquake preparedness.

  5. To support disaster relief efforts - for example, providing financial assistance to families affected by a natural disaster

How can I help in a natural disaster?

Natural disasters can affect whole communities. Their power and ferocity can rip through towns and suburbs with little or no time for people to escape or protect their possessions.

The first thing you can do to help in a natural disaster is to listen to the authorities and stay away from the disaster sites. People coming for a look can get in the way, put themselves and rescue volunteers in danger and clog up the roads, which need to be kept clear for the authorities to get through to those who need their help.

Next, you can find great recipients on Giveabl that directly provide resources and support to those affected. You can give to those charities or nonprofits and financially help those who need assistance.

If possible, you may also like to see if anyone in your community needs a place to stay. Another need arises for somewhere for pets to stay while people get their properties and possessions back in order. This can often be done through local community pages or dedicated websites that offer pet fostering services.

After the initial response to the natural disaster is done, there is always a need for funding to research how or why the tragedy took place. There is also planning, and measures that need to be implemented to help mitigate the negative impacts should this happen again.

What are some ways donations are used to support public safety?

There are many ways that donations can support public safety. One way is by providing funding for training and equipment for first responders such as police officers, firefighters, and EMTs. Donations can also support public education campaigns on topics such as fire safety, stranger danger, and internet safety. Additionally, donations can provide financial assistance to families of victims of crime or tragedy.

How can I prevent crime in my community?

There are many ways to become involved in your community and work to make your neighborhood a safer and better place to live.

You can start by supporting organizations via Giveabl that work to make communities safer. This means that funds will be put back into your community via programs and initiatives to prevent crime.

You can also connect with your local public agencies or authorities or set up a neighborhood watch type program. This should include encouraging community members to report any crime or suspicious activity straight away.

Another way to help is to volunteer or work with local community organizations to stage a clean up of your community and the facilities. Having pride in your community shows you care about the area, and you will be vigilant and proactive in protecting it.

Other ways are to volunteer to mentor young people in your community. This positive influence and guidance can not only steer that one young person but trickle through to their friends and social networks.

Protecting each other is everyone's responsibility

Donate to one of the many vital recipients on Giveabl to assist them in continuing to work tirelessly to protect the safety and wellbeing of the community.

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