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20 April 2015

Camino Challenge

SHE Rescue Home Red Frogs have many friends doing great work around the world. One of these programs is the SHE Rescue Home who are doing great work in the country of Cambodia. Leigh Ramsey, the Founder of The IT'S NOT OK Projects, will be cycling 300km on the Camino pilgrimage in the rugged terrain of Spain to raise funds and awareness to support the girls of the SHE Rescue Home; an aftercare shelter for girls aged 5-16 who have been raped, prostituted, trafficked, or at risk. At this home, the girls receive counselling, medical attention, food, clothing, education and vocational training...
15 April 2015

Did Andy Really Jump?

Did Andy really jump? In 2014, guests attending the Red Frogs Gala Dinner dared Founder & CEO of Red Frogs, Andy Gourley, to jump out of a plane. AND HE DID IT! Saturday 28th March 2015 marked the day in which many of our guests contributed $100,000 towards Andy Gourley taking the plunge and skydiving for the cause. What will he be dared to do this year? Make sure you don't miss out on the event of the year and book your table at the 2015 Red Frogs Annual Gala Dinner, Brisbane. (Individual tickets also available) Event Details Date: Thursday 18th June 2015 Time: 6.30 - 11.00pm Location:...
31 March 2015

Three Million Red Frogs

Know as one of Red Frogs Australia’s biggest partners, Nestle has just announced that they will be increasing their partnership in 2015! Supporting Red Frogs since 1997, Nestle has provided the now infamous ‘Allen’s Red Frog’ lollies for volunteers to use as an ice breaker across the different Red Frogs’ programs. In 2015, Nestle will be increasing their annual sponsorship from 16 tonnes to 20 tonnes of Allen’s Red Frogs lollies. This equates to over 3 million individual lollies! Red Frogs would like to thank Nestle for their invaluable support as we continue to safeguard a generation across...
22 November 2014

Red Frogs Providing Cool Change For Schoolies

Red Frogs Providing Cool Change for Schoolies As thousands of Schoolies are arriving on the Gold Coast today, Red Frogs are providing a cool change and handing out hundreds of cups of water while they line up for their wristbands. Summer has appeared to come early and in full force at the beginning of Schoolies with temperatures tipped to top 30 degrees today. Red Frogs have hopped into action, setting up hydration stations to ensure Schoolies get a cool cup of water when they need it. During check in today, the Red Frogs hydration stations will be at the following places: Wristband...
5 November 2014

Smartraveller Supports Red Frogs

With great appreciation, Red Frogs announce that Smartraveller are continuing their support to School Leavers travelling overseas in 2014. With thousands of young people choosing to travel overseas for their Schoolies destination, the messages and resources provided by Smartraveller are invaluable. Smartraveller offer a Free App which provides up-to-date travel advice plus useful travel tips and travel registration information. Additionally, Red Frogs would like to acknowledge and thank Smartraveller for helping resource Red Frogs in order to provide a safety response to School Leavers in...
16 September 2014

Support Red Frogs With Your Mobile

Whether it be at Schoolies Week, University parties or even a crowded music festival, the role Red Frogs play in the lives of today’s youth is invaluable. This vital work relies on support from community and businesses across the nation….and individuals just like YOU. We would love you to consider the following opportunity! One of Red Frogs biggest supporters is Network Communications and Optus. It is due to their extreme generosity and support of the Red Frogs cause, that we can ‘ do what we do’. With over 55 stores , Network Communications offer an amazing opportunity that we would love to...
25 November 2013

Red Frogs Bali Launches For A Second Year

For the second time Red Frogs volunteers have arrived in Bali, ready to hand out their name sake lolly and safe guard a generation of school-leavers. Between now and Friday night, the more than 30 volunteers will be based in ten hotels across Kuta and Legian assisting the 6000 school leavers and responding to requests on the Red Frogs Bali hotlines - +62 819 3301 4816 and +62 821 4098 8823. School-leavers looking for Red Frogs will also be able to find them at the walk home tent run by Red Frogs located next to the Bali Bombing memorial at Jalan Legian. Red Frogs Bali Coordinator, Paul...
22 November 2013

Schoolies Staying Sweet on the Gold Coast

The Australian Mango Industry Association (AMIA) has donated 1.5 pallets of mangos to Red Frogs Australia encouraging schoolies to eat healthy during their celebrations. Andy Gourley, Founder and National Director of Red Frogs, is grateful for the contribution of the Australian Mango Association. “Our Red Frog volunteers are giving schoolies mangoes and also including them in pancake cook ups in hotels to ensure schoolies are getting their daily intake of fruit,” said Andy “For some schoolies, this will be their first time spending an extended amount of time away from home, and eating well...
21 November 2013

Red Frogs Arrive in Bali

Red Frog volunteers have arrived in Bali today in preparation for the week-long Schoolies celebrations that will kick off over the weekend. Schoolies week in Bali will commence on Saturday the 23rd of November and run till Friday the 29th of November. This year there will be 28 Red Frog volunteers working in hotels and doing walk homes from the main gathering points around Kuta. Paul Mergard, Red Frogs Bali coordinator, is really looking forward to Schoolies week in Bali for the second year in a row and is urging young people to contact Red Frogs whenever they’re in need of assistance, are...
20 November 2013

Watch Your Mates Wednesday

Red Frogs are encouraging schoolies to watch their friends, dubbing today as “Watch your mates Wednesday”. The Schoolies response teams are advising school-leavers to stick with friends - always let your friends know where you will be and go out with at least one other person. Founder and National Director of Red Frogs, Andy Gourley, is encouraging school-leavers to look out for one another. “If you’ve got a friend acting strangely, do not leave them alone or with a stranger,” Andy said. “If you think they have been drugged or have drunk too much, seek medical attention”. “Emotions can run...