I’m very excited to be partnering with and supporting the #YOUCANSITWITHME campaign to help with reducing bullying in schools. It’s a grassroots campaign that puts kids in control of making other kids feel welcome and safe.
I’ll be wearing the #YOUCANSITWITHME wristband during my school visits over the next few months and spreading the message.
From the #YOUCANSITWITHME website:
WHAT IS YOU CAN SIT WITH ME?
You can sit with me is an anti-bullying initiative and kindness campaign to help strengthen our communities and stamp out bullying.
WHY WOULD SOMEONE WANT TO SIT WITH ME?
Maybe they are new to your school and don’t have anyone to sit with or maybe they are having a few troubles. By wearing the highly visible YOU CAN SIT WITH ME wristband they will know you are a person who welcomes them to sit with you – no questions asked.
By offering a hand of friendship in a time of need you will change that child’s life by allowing them to feel welcome as your friend.
WHERE DO PROCEEDS GO?
We have partnered with the Australian Literacy and Numeracy Foundation and we donate profits to this great cause. The money goes directly to further improve the education of our Aboriginal and Refugee communities, something the children should be very proud of supporting. We are very excited and proud about this.
Where to get your wristbands.