It has been a busy start to the year at Second Skin, we have increased our design and production teams to better serve our clients, carers, and fellow health practitioners.
This has meant an expansion of the production space for our customised splints and compression garments. Creating space in our Perth Head Office has been challenging, so we made the decision to take out our boardroom table and turn our boardroom into a design space for our expanding team.
The Esther Foundation
This led to the question of what to do with our beautiful boardroom table? After one of our team members saw a request on Facebook that The Esther Foundation was looking for a boardroom table, we got in touch. Based on a large peaceful property in the Kalamunda Hills in WA, the Esther Foundation is one of the largest young women’s residential recovery programs of its kind in Australia.
Since the mid-1990’s, the Foundation has grown from a small home-based outreach program to what is now an extensive and award-winning young women’s residential recovery and empowerment program. The Foundation provides intensive support for young women to overcome life-controlling struggles and issues in a safe, structured and supportive environment. It currently houses approximately 30 young women including young mothers and their children. The holistic wellbeing program facilitates professional individual counselling as well as therapeutic groups to help address socially prevalent issues faced by young women, including substance abuse, sexual and emotional abuse, domestic violence, mental health, self-harm, family breakdown, bullying, depression and eating disorders.
The Esther Foundation rely on much needed support from the corporate sector and public donations to deliver this essential community service to the young women of Western Australia and beyond. The Foundation is able to operate because of donations, volunteers and pro bono professional services and its programs have been recognised at a local, state and national level.
“A new boardroom table has been on our wish list for about 6 months. It is just what we were after, it will really enhance our team meetings for sure! We are so grateful for this generosity and support” – Anina Findling, CEO, The Esther Foundation
What started out as an office restructure to better serve our clients has provided a perfect opportunity to make a small gesture to help the team at the Esther Foundation, so a win-win all round. All the best to the team at The Esther Foundation, continue with the fantastic work you do and enjoy the table!
Further information on The Esther Foundation including an introductory video of their organisation, plus stories of personal transformation as a result of their recovery program, can be found on their website at: www.estherfoundation.org.au.