NEWS

A Perfect Storm

Teen Challenge SA relies heavily on donations within the church and the community. Please consider supporting us today for our winter 2022 appeal. All donations of $2 or more are tax-deductible. Teen Challenge SA needs your urgent support now. I am writing one of those letters I really don’t want to send, but circumstances have…

Life-changing 100&1 Club Event

Teen Challenge SA’s 100&1 Club held its first corporate event on 21 April 2022, attended by 28 guests and hosted by Hub & Spoke, our corporate partner in strategy and design. Guests had the opportunity to mingle and connect, and the event featured several guest speakers. John Lochowiak, Hub & Spoke partner Indigenous relations, provided…

Do good!

Teen Challenge SA relies heavily on donations within the church and the community. Please consider supporting us today for our autumn 2022 appeal. All donations of $2 or more are tax-deductible. Donate here. A famous quote states, ‘The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing’. The Bible, however, Galatians 6:9…

A Christmas Appeal

Teen Challenge SA relies heavily on donations within the church and the community. Please consider supporting us today for our summer 2021–22 appeal. All donations of $2 or more are tax-deductible. Donate here. What is the best gift you can give to someone for Christmas? Is it toys, vouchers, money, munchies, clothes, jewellery or socks…

Open Day and Ride 4 Rehab a success!

Staff, students and volunteers would like to say a big thank you to everyone who attended our open day at Strathalbyn on 6 November. During the week before, we were watching the weather and preparing for a rainy day, but we were blessed with sunshine and blue skies. First to arrive were the motorbike riders…

Ride raises vital funds

The ‘Break the Chains 2021: Ride for Recovery Challenge’ was held from 1 to 31 October 2021 with a small but dedicated group of 8 registered riders supported by hundreds of loyal supporters. By the 11.59pm deadline on 31 October, a collective total of 3,990.37 kilometres were ridden over the 31 days, and $21,529 was…

A still, small voice

Did you know you are exposed to between 6,000 to 10,000 advertisements and media messages every day? Among all that clutter, I hope you will consider reading this article about a vital request from Teen Challenge SA.

Will you rise to the challenge?

The 100&1 Club is a new Teen Challenge SA initiative raising money to help people overcome addiction. It involves 100+ people raising $1,000 each (or more!) over 10 weeks. The 100&1 Club members undertake self-directed activities as an individual or team that are challenging, enjoyable and fun, such as getting fit, cleaning out your shed,…

Building faith, building fences!

One of the many battles Teen Challenge SA faced to acquire the new Strathalbyn facility was objections raised by neighbours that having people recovering from drug, alcohol and substance addiction made them feel unsafe.

Our Promised Land

It didn’t quite take 40 years – although sometimes it felt like it – but our move to Strathalbyn has certainly yielded milk and honey – and alpacas, sheep, goats, turkey, geese, chickens, ducks and guinea fowl.