Supporting Australians struggling with mental health.

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Changing how Australians cope with mental health.

  • What we do

    The Chamberlain Foundation is a suicide prevention and mental health charity providing support to organisation whose services help Australians prevent and recover from these experiences. We help fund programs that support Australia's first responders, volunteer emergency workers, service men and women and the wider community.

  • Why we do it

    After losing a close friend to suicide in 2015, Ray, Brian, and Peter Chamberlain established the Chamberlain Foundation. By supporting services that help those at risk of suicide, they aim to prevent other Australian families from experiencing the same pain.

  • How we do it

    Each year we run fundraising events to challenge participants both mentally and physically. These include the Razor Ride and the Chambo Challenge. We also like to have fun and celebrate! We host the annual “Brothers Lunch” to thank our sponsors and donors and raise more funds for our cause.

CHAMBERLAIN CHAMPIONS

Our first responders, service men and women and volunteer emergency workers: these are Australia’s real everyday heroes. Every day in so many ways, our nation’s first responders and Defence Force personnel put their lives on the line to save the lives of others, to protect property and to keep our communities safe.

We are committed to having an even a greater impact and becoming more strategic in our funding of mental health initiatives. To fund more purposeful projects at a more sustainable level, the Foundation needs you to make a special commitment to these people. Here’s how you can help.

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Our Events

Razor Ride

The Razor Ride is a five day endurance ride that involves a small peloton (up to 15 riders) cycling through Victoria, NSW and the ACT to raise funds and awareness for Suicide prevention. More than $300,000 has been raised by participants from the Razor Ride.

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Brothers Lunch

The Brother’s Lunch is an annual social event to support our cause. It’s an opportunity for supporters and beneficiaries to meet, socialise and most importantly, hear about the work the Foundation is doing with its charity partners.

Chambo Challenge

The Chambo Challenge puts participant’s mental and physical limits to the test against a significant challenge.

Whether it’s trekking from Bermagui to Mount Kosciuszko, or completing a gruelling military-style obstacle course, our participants give their all to raise money and awareness for mental health and suicide prevention organisations.

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Our Results

R U OK

R U OK

We joined forces with R U OK? to raise funds for their national primary education program.

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Griefline

Griefline

Griefline was our charity partner for the Razor Ride from 2016- 2018.

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Lifeline

Lifeline

We raised over $64,000 for Lifeline Canberra from the inaugural Brothers Lunch.

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In Numbers

We’ve donated over $300,000 to our beneficiaries.

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Our Impact: R U OK?

The Chamberlain Foundation was proud to fund the successful pilot of the R U OK Classroom Toolkit K-6 program, an important resource for primary schools to encourage students to look out for their classmates.

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Resources

The Chamberlain Foundation is not a crisis support or counselling service and our website is not a substitute for professional care. If you need professional support, please contact your doctor, local health centre or one of the services listed below. Family and friends can also call upon these services for advice and assistance on how to support someone who is struggling with life. If you are having suicidal thoughts, please seek assistance by contacting your trusted healthcare professional or calling Lifeline on 13 11 14. If you are concerned for your safety or the safety of others, seek immediate assistance by calling Triple Zero (000). There are many resources out there that can help you understand what's going on with your mental health, and how you can improve it.