#Help Lighthouse


of youth homelessness

Swap your screensaver today & help change a homeless child's life

How to get involved?

Swap your screensavers or virtual backgrounds to an iconic Australian artwork to raise critical funds for Lighthouse’s safe homes and life-changing programs.

As much as you can, even if it’s only a few dollars.

2. Download

Your Ken Done, Rachel Castle or David Booth limited edition screensavers or digital backgrounds via your email receipt.

3. Display

Proudly display your screensaver and encourage friends to join in, share and generate awareness in their own circles using #BREAKTHEPATTERN @lighthousefoundation


In true community spirit, Lighthouse Foundation has partnered with three iconic Australian artists to continue a campaign that brings bright and colourful artwork to your nearest screen for a good cause. For the second year of our #BREAKTHEPATTERN campaign, Lighthouse is honoured to collaborate with artists Ken Done, Rachel Castle, and David Booth to bring a little slice of their artworks onto your devices. For a small, but impactful donation, you can support vulnerable Australian kids by downloading their artworks ‘Boogie Woogie’, ‘Love’ or ‘How Now Feels’ as limited-edition mobile screensavers and digital backgrounds.

These three intricate and patterned artworks, with their repeated shapes and colours, might whisk you away to a joyful, colourful place, or they might make you think about the patterns you see around you in your day-to-day life…like bricks on a house, neatly stacked together so that you have somewhere safe to sleep that night.

As we look at three very different artworks by three very different artists, we’re reminded of the diversity of our young people here at Lighthouse, and the different patterns they’ve had to break to get where they are today. There are 44,000 homeless young Australians on any given night, and many of them have experienced generational patterns of violence, abuse and neglect – though no two stories (or patterns) are the same. For some of our young people, the pattern began years before they were even born, as generational abuse meant that their parents learned dysfunctional behaviours from their grandparents. For others, the pattern can be seen more on a day to day basis, as their caregivers explode in violent outbursts followed by profuse apologies that evening. Like clockwork, this pattern of behaviour becomes one of the only things that the young person can expect to happen consistently.

Seeking support from Lighthouse Foundation is one of the ways that a young person can break this relentless negative pattern. When we welcome a vulnerable child into our care, we support them with therapeutic care and a home where they can feel safe, with the ultimate goal of giving them the skills they need to thrive in the world. The journeys we share with our young people are diverse and complex, much like the three artworks we have on offer today. With your help and generous donations today, we can #BREAKTHEPATTERN of youth homelessness, by supporting these children and young people to reach for a brighter future.

Who we are & how we #BREAKTHEPATTERN

Lighthouse Foundation provides homes and therapeutic care programs to children and young people impacted by long-term neglect, abuse and homelessness. Our focus is to create caring communities where kids can feel safe, form meaningful relationships and begin to heal from traumatic experiences. For the past 30 years, our proven Model of Care has successfully transformed the lives of over 1,000 young people.

In fact, our outcomes literally speak for themselves. Their names are Sean, Kristen and Brody.

We hope that you enjoy reading their inspiring stories and take pride in knowing that your donation today is helping to #BREAKTHEPATTERN of youth homelessness forever.

Donate, download and display to change a young life forever.

With your help, we have the power to #BREAKTHEPATTERN of youth homelessness and provide kids impacted by trauma, the opportunity to lead meaningful lives and overcome damaging life experiences.

Please follow us on social media to hear more inspiring stories from our young people, and learn about the incredible impact of your donation.



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