Our History

Younger Heroes Founded - 2014

Younger Heroes is founded by Damien Schofield to directly support the children of the current/ex-serving members of the ADF.

Pilot Program Launched - 2015

Younger Heroes pilot program launched.

Registered Charity - 2016

Younger Heroes becomes a registered charity.

Over 25 programs delivered to military families 2016-2019

Younger Heroes delivered over 25 programs from 2016-2019 for military families.

Open to First Responders - 2019

Younger Heroes Constitution amended to include first responders, emergency and health front line workers.

Open to healthcare professionals and NSW Police Force - 2020

First Young Heroes program launched to include healthcare professionals and the NSW Police Force.

Bruny Island and Northern NSW - 2021

Delivered Younger Heroes in Bruny Island and Northern NSW.

First responders and frontline workers - 2023

3 Programs delivered for the Northern Rivers for first responders, frontline workers and those affected by 2022 Floods.