Kid Change-maker: I Raised over $2 Million before my 14th birthday | Jack Berne

Jack Berne

TEDxSydney Youth 2023 · 24 May 2023

Jack was 10 years old when he started a charity to help drought-stricken farmers in Australia.With over $2.2 million now raised, Jack shares the surprising advantages of being a kid when you’re trying to make a difference.

Jack Berne is the founder of the Jack’s Mate’s Foundation and the campaign A Fiver for a Farmer. Since launching the campaign in 2018, Jack has continued to use his small but mighty voice to continue raising awareness.

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