Shane White

I am raising money to support the children of Hands Across the Water because I believe that all children deserve to build a future full of possibilities, opportunities and dreams - a life of choice, not chance.

Hands Across the Water [Hands] started as a charity in response to the Boxing Day Tsunami. Now we support 350+ children living in 7 homes and projects across Thailand. 

The kids who come to live in a Hands home are there because they have no choice. This is often the result of one of three heartbreaking situations:

  • They have no known family to care for them
  • They have a family member who is known to them, but is unable to care for them
  • They are living in an unsafe environment and have been placed in our care by the police or government

Hands not only provides the life-saving necessities for the kids in our homes, they also support many families in an outreach program to help keep kids out of our homes.

Just as important as filling their bellies with healthy food and providing a safe bed to sleep in, with the support of amazing donors like you, the vision of Hands is to help these kids see the opportunities that lie before them, to see a life of choice.

My hope is that you will make the choice to join me in this experience and help me reach my personal fundraising goal. Please make a donation today to support these children and provide them with a better future. 

Together we can truly make a difference - Donate now!

My Achievements

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Received first donation

Reached 50% of Fundraising Goal

Reached 100% of Fundraising Goal

My Updates


Saturday 5th Aug
Having worked with Bainesy many moons ago in the NSWPF, I've always followed and admired his journey and that of Hands, often threatening to do more than just admire. Well the time has come to connect the rubber and the road and support this great cause which delivers all funds raised to these most deserving young people in Thailand. 

Thank you to my Sponsors


Shane White


Virtue Property Grafton


Valli E

Go Baby Go! Proud of who you are and what you’re doing. Wonderful cause! xoxo


Geoff & Joy White

Proud of you Shane


Alan Clarke

Well done YT, sounds like a great cause




Denise Harris

Great job you're doing