How you can help

Mental health donations in Ballarat

We firmly believe that, with the right service for men, we can help reduce the rate of mental health problems and suicides in the Ballarat region. But we need your help.

Mental health donations in Ballarat, no matter how large or small, are welcomed by our team at Ballarat Men’s Mental Health.

We are a registered charity, so all individual donations are tax-deductible. You can check our status here.

Our Board is entirely voluntary. No director or associate will financially benefit from your donations.

Mental Health Donations in Ballarat

Our milestones

Ballarat Men's Mental Health Established and registered with ASIC Registered with Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission (ACNC
Consultation process commenced with Ballarat community Fundraising commenced
Consultation process completed Service model completed First counsellors engaged
Service delivery commenced Service evaluation commenced with Australian Catholic University
A total of 98 people have received direct help with either counselling or financial support - 25 people currently receiving counselling services or other support (Current as of February 2023)

How to make a donation


Individual / Personal / Small business

Individuals and businesses can make one-off donations or small, regular donations of just a few dollars per week. Those who donate on a regular basis will receive invitations to all our events. A ‘thank you’ plaque is also available if desired.

Workplace giving

Workplace Giving allows employees and employers to get involved and give back to the community via regular payroll donations and one-off fundraising events. Use your imagination! All participating businesses will be recognised on our website and will also receive a thank you plaque that can be displayed in recognition of your involvement with Ballarat Men’s Mental Health. Contributors will also be allocated a ticket to our golf day and similar events.

If you would like to have a discussion with our team about the donation options please get in touch.

In memoriam

Individuals may wish to support Ballarat Men’s Mental Health by honouring their loved one’s memory via an In Memoriam donation. An In Memoriam donation creates a lasting legacy, allowing our team to continue our work in reducing the rate of mental health problems and suicides in Ballarat.

Corporate Sponsorship

(>15,000 donation, or $288 per week)

In return for your generous donation, your Company logo will be prominently displayed on our website, and included on all our printed materials.A ‘thank you’ plaque will be provided for you to display at your business in recognition of your contribution.

Some of our current stats

Total number of donors
Total number of donations

In memoriam donations

Making a donation that’s in memory of a loved one is a meaningful way to honour them.

When making an In Memoriam donation via our website, the donor has the choice to share who the donation is in memory of.

These names are displayed below, helping to commemorate the life of the loved one who is no longer with us.

Mark Bauld

Vicky Brown

Mr Ian Hankin

Mark Milne

David Griffiths

B Homicki

Robert Blenkiron

If you are seeking immediate assistance or advice regarding a Mental Health issue please contact either Life Line on 13 11 14 or Ballarat Health Services Mental Health Line on 1300 247 647. Both these services are available 24 hours a day. In an emergency please call 000.

We walk the path with you