A/NZ VMware 'Swear Jar' Fund

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Find yourself in zoom meetings all day watching co-workers talk whilst on mute or asking “can you see my screen?”. To help get through the endless series of virtual meetings, the SLT have started a virtual 'swear jar' for Zoom offence (swear). Fine people a fixed, small amount of money for every time they commit a zoom offense (swear), with donations going to the Swear Jar. All donations are automatically distributed quarterly to non-profit initiatives that focus on community-based mental health stress-reduction. More non-profit initiatives will be added to the donation page over time. Best of all, contributions over US$3.14 (approx. $4.50 AUD) are eligible for 100% matching, and can be anonymous. Save up your offences to ensure you are eligible for 100% matching. Choosing to donate is optional. ** You must be logged into your Brightfunds account to donate. How to Play: Fines are on the spot. To ensure you receive 100% matching, save up your offences before donating. Fine Amount: as much or as little as you like Zoom Offence (swear): • Talking whilst on mute • Can you hear me? • Being asked to go on mute • Can you see my screen? • Two people talking at the same time • Showing a wrong slide • Internet drops out

Your donation supports

Black Dog Institute

1 in 5 of us will experience symptoms of mental illness in any given year. In Australia that’s around 5 million people. And roughly 60% of these people won’t seek help. As the only medical research institute in Australia to investigate mental health across the lifespan, our aim is to create a mentally healthier world for everyone.

Beyond Blue Limited

Beyond Blue is an Australian mental health and wellbeing support organisation. They provide support programs to address issues related to depression, suicide, anxiety disorders and other related mental illnesses.

Headspace National Youth Mental Health Foundation Ltd

headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25 year olds. headspace can help young people with mental health, physical health (including sexual health) alcohol and other drug services, and work and study support.

Suicide Prevention Australia Limited

Suicide Prevention Australia Limited is a large-scale charity established in 1992. Their main activity is registered as health primarily serving children - aged 6 to under 15 youth - 15 to under 25 adults - aged 25 to under 65 adults - aged 65 and over families aboriginal and torres strait islander people gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or intersex persons migrants, refugees or asylum seekers people from a culturally and linguistically diverse background people in rural/regional/remote communities financially disadvantaged people people at risk of homelessness/ people experiencing homelessness people with chronic illness (including terminal illness) people with disabilities pre/post release offenders and/or their families unemployed persons veterans and/or their families victims of crime (including family violence) victims of disaster females males other charities general community in australia.

Recovered Living NZ Charitable Trust

Recovered Living NZ is a team of highly trained eating disorder professionals from the US and New Zealand. We provide 24/7 residential eating disorder recovery support in Christchurch as well as a Day and Partial Program.

SANE Australia

SANE Australia is a national mental health charity making a real difference in the lives of people affected by complex mental health issues through support, research and advocacy.


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