Patron and Ambassadors
Hieu Van Le
His excellency, The Honourable Hieu Van Le
Governor of South Australia
We are pleased to have internationally renowned children’s author Mem Fox as the Ambassador for Read Aloud Every Child Every Day campaign. Mem Fox is a keen advocate for reading aloud and was instrumental in urging United Way to commence the campaign. The Read Aloud Every Child Every Day campaign was launched by Mem Fox and the Minister for Education, Susan Close MP at the 10th Annual Children’s Zoo Day in April 2016.
Singer and Author, Harrison Craig won the second series of The Voice Australia, is helping to raise awareness of the importance of early learning and literacy across Australian communities of disadvantage. Harrison kicked off his Ambassadorship at the United Way School Ball, a gala fundraising event held at Sydney Town Hall, which aimed to raise more than $300,000 to support its early learning programs.