If you’ve already broken your New Year’s Resolution, Febfast is your chance for a do over.
February is Febfast month! You are encouraged to break a bad habit of your choice and raise money for disadvantaged young Australians.
What is Febfast?
It’s an initiative of the Youth Support and Advocacy Service (YSAS). It has raised $8 million to help disadvantaged Australians aged 12 to 25.
How does Febfast work?
“Febfasters” choose to give up something they usually like to indulge in. Chocolate, sugar and alcohol are obvious and popular choices.
How has it helped young Australians?
Previous participants in Febfast have reported overwhelming health and lifestyle benefits. These include:
- lost weight (62%),
- saved money (81%),
- slept better (44%),
- been more productive at work and at home (60%),
- and become more aware of their health (86%)
How much money has been raised?
Febfast has helped thousands of young people across the country who struggle with serious disadvantages for over ten 10 years. These include:
- Mental health issues
- Homelessness and
- Alcohol and Substance abuse.
How can I get involved?
If you’re ready to “pause for a cause” and support Australian youth, go to Febfast and register to get started.