We’ve compiled a top 10 list of charities fighting for children and youth causes, as rated in the AMR Reputation Institute Charity Reputation Index December 2017.

1) Camp Quality

Camp Quality provides innovative programs and services to develop life skills and strengthen the wellbeing of children aged 0 – 13 growing up with cancer, and their families.

2) Starlight Children’s Foundation

When a once-bright life becomes dulled by needles, hospital visits and painful treatments, Starlight helps sick kids forget their illness and re-discover the joy of childhood.

3) Canteen

CanTeen is an Australian national support organisation for young people living with cancer; including cancer patients, their brothers and sisters and young people with parents or primary carers with cancer.

4) Ronald McDonald House

Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC®) is an independent charity that helps families of seriously ill children. RMHC® help keep families together and close to the care their child needs.

5) The Smith Family

The Smith Family is a non-profit children’s charity whose goal is to create opportunities for disadvantaged children and their families and encourage them to participate more fully in society, using education as a key tool.

6) Mission Australia

Mission Australia is a non-denominational Christian charity that provides a range of community services throughout Australia.

7) Your Town

Your Town’s mission is to enable young people, especially those who are marginalised and without voice, to improve their quality of life.

8) Unicef

UNICEF is the world’s leading organisation working to protect and improve the lives of every child in over 190 countries. UNICEF protect and advocate for the rights of every child, and provide life-saving support during emergencies and crises.

9) Save the Children Australia

Save the Children, is an international non-governmental organisation that promotes children’s rights, provides relief and helps support children in developing countries.

10) World Vision Australia

World Vision is a worldwide community development organisation that provides short-term and long-term assistance to 100 million people worldwide.