Teen Rescue Foundation named Supporter of the Year

At a gala ceremony at the Brisbane Convention Centre last night, Teen Rescue Foundation was named Supporter of the Year for Red Frogs Australia.

In presenting this recognition, Red Frogs Founding Director Andy Gourley recognised the support that Teen Rescue Foundation provided his team of volunteers to support 1.4 million young people in the past year.

Red [...]

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The Adelaide Launch of Teen Rescue Foundation

Teen Rescue Foundation founder and director Tyson Stelzer shares his story and launches the Foundation for an audience of 1,600 teachers at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre in September.

The brief was to share the stories of Australian wine, to give some background to his own connection with Lutheran education, to tell the story of his career [...]

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Wine Peloton Glory Day

When I heard what they set out to achieve today, I thought they must be mad. When I saw the slope, I was sure of it.

Mt Baw Baw is the second steepest mountain ascent in the world, and today 12 cyclists in the Wine Peloton set out to reach the alpine resort at the top. [...]

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The inspiration for Teen Rescue Foundation

It was usually on Monday morning that the stories would come. Confidential stories. Deeply unsettling stories. Stories confided in me because their friends were desperately worried.

Worried about the 15 year old who drank so much at a public party in a park on Friday night that she vomited, passed out, landed in hospital with her [...]

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Wine Peloton Update

A group of wine community cyclists will attempt Victoria’s 7 Peaks Alpine Ascent Challenge in early December 2014 to raise funds to address the harmful use of alcohol among Australian teens.

Victoria’s 7 Peaks Alpine Ascent Challenge is considered the toughest non-competitive cycling challenge in Australia. The team will ride nearly 600km in seven consecutive days, [...]

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Wine Peloton to support Teen Rescue Foundation

On Sunday, 12 cyclists will embark upon the toughest seven day non-competitive cycling challenge in Australia to support Teen Rescue Foundation. Drew Tuckwell has spent the past three-and-a-half years establishing the Wine Peloton 7 Peaks Alpine Ascent Challenge. This is his story.

As a 46 year old, I have had a pretty good life. Better than [...]

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Last night we went to schoolies week on the Gold Coast

The Teen Rescue Foundation Board went to schoolies week on the Gold Coast last night.

We wanted to see just what goes on and what a difference it makes to have 750 volunteers on the ground to support young schoolies, under the “Red Frogs” organisation.

"It's a major night! A major night!" one intoxicated teenager informed us [...]

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The Teen Rescue Foundation story

Every week in Australia, one teenager aged between 14 and 17 dies as a result of alcohol abuse. Rates of drinking at harmful levels among 12 to 17 year olds have doubled in the past two decades. One in twenty 12 to 15 year olds engages in regular binge drinking, one in four 16 to [...]

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