Heart to Heart is an Australian social program that focuses on re-engaging at-risk and disadvantaged girls in Australian high schools. The program incorporates art, youth workers, health workers and mentoring, with a final culmination of a self-fundraised humanitarian journey to Vietnam, where the girls finally take their newfound art and life skills and share them with children from an orphanage in Vietnam, simultaneously donating significant funding to the orphanage.The program is a holistic and life changing event for all involved, revolving around the power of art for healing and social enrichment and development.
The Heart to Heart program is truly life changing. Those participating develop the capacity to meet the personal challenges impacting on their emotional and social wellbeing driving their disengagement at school. The Heart to Heart program decreases the risk that these young women will continue to be disengaged and achieve poor educational outcomes as a result, which would impact on them for the rest of their lives.