[VIDEO] This Christmas, give the gift of someone to talk to: the 24/7 counselling service that needs your help


Every week, around the clock, Kids Helpline answers 5,500 calls from Australia's children at risk. It's the only Australian service offering free, confidential, 24/7 telephone and online tertiary-qualified counselling services for young people aged between 5 - 25. 

On Friday, Rivkin met with the lady who has been leading the organisation operating under the promise of "We care and we listen, any time and for any reason," for over 23 years, Tracy Adams.

Tracy explains that while her staff, all tertiary-qualified counselors and psychologists (not volunteers), currently answer over 5,500 per week, they're not meeting the demand. Only 6 out of every 10 calls that come through are answered, and they don't know if any of those calls is a child's last.

Watch this video to learn more about this amazing charity, and this Christmas, give the gift of support to Australia's children at risk. Get involved by:

In September this year the Future Generation Investment Fund (FGX), a no-fee listed investment company that donates a percentage of its net asset value each year to charity, with a focus on children at risk, was launched. Rivkin spread the word about this charitable investment vehicle to its clients and quickly began gathering applications from investors keen to access great value and help children at the same time. CMC Markets Stockbroking, Rivkin’s broking partner, kindly and generously agreed to forward all stamping fees associated with the placement directly to Rivkin, of which 100% have been donated to charities associated with children at risk.
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