Altruism

Buttery program has been an ‘Anti-Fight club’ for Casino High

By |2019-05-29T16:06:51+10:00May 27th, 2019|Altruism, Be inspired, Early intervention, Happiness, Proven strategies|

Every day, The Buttery sees the benefits of early intervention programs such as the Therapeutic Mixed Martial Arts program for at-risk youth in Lismore and Casino. Many young people in our community find themselves at a crossroads, and without the right support can easily find themselves on a path of hard drug use and mental [...]

“When I can, I write a cheque to help people in need”

By |2018-03-28T10:05:08+10:00March 28th, 2018|Altruism, Be inspired|

Supporter Graham Cowley is glad to be able to help   “People who are more fortunate than others have a moral obligation to help the less fortunate. That’s why I support charities, including the work of The Buttery.” “I’ve been an incredibly lucky human being,” said Buttery donor and volunteer Buttery Sydney Committee [...]

Julian Burnside QC AO at Buttery Talk event

By |2017-11-28T20:40:36+10:00November 28th, 2017|Addiction, Altruism, Be inspired|

From time to time The Buttery’s Sydney Committee organise events in Sydney to inform people of the work of The Buttery. Guests are invited to consider supporting the work of The Buttery financially or practically. The events feature a talk by an interesting speaker on a topic of general interest. Past [...]

Effective Altruism: earning to give

By |2019-05-19T19:39:02+10:00May 8th, 2017|Altruism, Be inspired|

After having her first child in 2010, wealth adviser Louise Pfeiffer made a big decision. "Significant life events have a habit of making you more open to making changes," she says. "After Sebastian was born, my partner Phil and I became more acutely aware of the suffering in the world and decided to become [...]