SoHo Yoga collects a gold coin donation for mat hire that is distributed to local or relevant charities on a quarterly basis. Since our foundation in September 2014 SoHo Yogi’s have raised an incredible total of $13,842 for various causes below.
oct - dec 2019
Industrial farming is one of the leading causes of our current environmental issues. This quarter we are proud to support the Carbon8 initiative, helping to transition Aussie farmers to regenerative agriculture and support them to rebuild the carbon (organic matter) in their soil, reduce emissions and increase biodiversity.
JUL - Sept 2019
Last quarter SoHo Yogis raised $346 for So Brave, Australia’s young women’s breast cancer charity. So Brave exist to raise awareness that young women get breast cancer too, to raise funds for research to change future outcomes, and to empower young women with breast cancer through creative artistic expression.
Apr 2019 - Jun 2019
$410 was raised in the Apr - June quarter in support of the Australian Conservation Foundation. ACF is Australia's national environment organisation and speak out for a world where forests, rivers, people and wildlife thrive. Right now, a pollution and extinction crisis threatens our living world. But together we can solve it.
jan 2019 - mar 2019
In the Jan - Mar quarter we raised $473 for Australian based charity 1 Million Women, a movement of women and girls building a lifestyle revolution to fight the climate crisis. Get involved, join the movement and start your low-carbon life at 1millionwomen.com.au.
oct 2018 - dec 2018
A cause close to SoHo Yoga founder Amanda’s heart, $306 raised in the Oct - Dec quarter supported Endometriosis Australia, helping increase recognition of endometriosis and support education and research into this ‘silent’ but often debilitating disease affecting one in ten women in Australia.
JUL 2018 - sep 2018
Every month thousands of women have to choose between buying sanitary products or buying food. In the July - Sept quarter SoHo students raised $472 for Share the Dignity to ensure vulnerable and at risk women in Australia have the dignity they deserve.
apr 2018 - jun 2018
With Winter approaching the beneficiary of $732 in our Autumn campaign was local design award winning charity Street Swags. Street Swags exists to provide tangible, practical solutions to those in need in our community, sleeping rough and experiencing homelessness.
jan 2018 - mar 2018
2018 was designated the 3rd International Year of the Reef so were delighted to raise $890 in the Jan - Mar quarter to support Queensland's very own Great Barrier Reef. The Great Barrier Reef Foundation exists to ensure a Reef for future generations. They are a charity dedicated exclusively to protecting the Reef through raising funds for scientific research.
OCT 2017 - DEC 2017
In recognition of World Mental Health week which takes place each October, $983 raised in the last quarter of 2017 will once again go to support The Black Dog Institute. The Black Dog Institute is a world leader in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mood disorders such as depression and bipolar disorder.
JUL 2017 - Sept 2017
We're delighted to have raised $1,132 for the Vikas Project in our Jun - Sept quarterly campaign. Vikas Project (meaning growth & development) is a registered India NGO providing education, medical, housing and art programs to families in tent camps, in the beautiful desert city of Pushkar in Rajasthan.
APR 2017 - JUN 2017
Our Apr - Jun campaign raised $902 for Stop The Traffik. Australian based Stop The Traffik believe people shouldn’t be bought and sold. They exist to bring an end to people trafficking in the fashion, fishing, tea and chocolate industries.
jan 2017 - Mar 2017
The beneficiary of our Jan - Mar campaign was the Preemptive Love Coalition. SoHo students raised $925 to help bring relief to families fleeing war in Syria and Iraq, help refugees rebuild their lives, and provide lifesaving medical care for children in conflict zones. "Together we can heal hearts across enemy lines."
oct 2016 - dec 2016
The recipient of $850 raised in our Oct - Dec campaign was Hummingbird House. Hummingbird House will be Queensland's only children's hospice providing world-class respite and end of life care for children with a life-limiting condition and their families.
Jul 2016 - Sep 2016
Our Jul - Sep campaign raised $692 for Micah Projects Inc. Micah Projects provide a range of support and advocacy services to individuals and families in Brisbane including the Brisbane Homelessness Centre, Lotus Place and the Brisbane Domestic Violence Service.
Apr 2016 - Jun 2016
The recipient of $747 raised in the Apr-Jun quarter was Animals Australia. Animals Australia is Australia’s foremost animal protection organisation. Their mission is to investigate, expose and raise community awareness of animal cruelty.
Jan 2016 - Mar 2016
An incredible $1,100 was raised in the Jan - Mar quarter in support of The Red Cross 'Refugees & Asylum Seekers in Crisis' campaign. Funds raised will allow Red Cross to expand their humanitarian work to improve the plight of asylum seekers and refugees across Australia.
Oct 2015 - Dec 2015
The recipient of $604 raised in our Oct - Dec quarterly campaign was The Black Dog Institute, world leader in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mood disorders such as depression and bipolar disorder.
Jul 2015 - Sep 2015
The recipient of $573 raised in our Jul - Sep quarterly campaign was Smiling Mind. Smiling Mind is a web and App-based meditation program designed to improve the lives of young Australians.
mar 2015 - jun 2015
In direct response to the tragedy in Nepal, $945 raised in the Mar - Jun period was donated to the UNICEF Nepal Earthquake Children's Appeal.
Dec 2014 - Feb 2015
The recipient of $410 raised in our Dec - Feb quarterly campaign was FHEAL. The Friends of HEAL Foundation exists to provide creative arts psychotherapy to young people of refugee backgrounds in Brisbane schools.
Sept - Nov 2014
The worthy recipient of $350 raised by SoHo Yoga students in our first quarterly campaign was So They Can. So They Can supports the education and empowerment of communities in Africa SO THEY CAN break the poverty cycle, enabling them to meet their own needs and become self sufficient.