Much loved Life Education mascot Healthy Harold the giraffe will feature on the Manly Sea Eagles away jersey for the rest of the 2017 NRL season.
United Resource Management (URM) has donated the sternum logo on the Manly Sea Eagles away jersey to Life Education above URM's logo.
Anthony Johnston, United Resource Management, Managing Director, said URM was proud to promote the respected organisation and the relevant work carried out by Life Education.
“URM has been an avid supporter of Life Education in the past and we’re excited about the opportunity to show our commitment in a different way,” Mr Johnston explained. “We’re pleased about sharing the front of the jersey with such a valued charity that has had a great impact on all Australian children, educating them to make important life choices.”
Daly Cherry-Evans, Manly Sea Eagles Captain, said Manly players are excited to have Healthy Harold on the jersey.
“We know the great work that Healthy Harold does in the Northern Beaches in teaching thousands of young school kids valuable life lessons. He’s a wonderful mascot, and I’m looking forward to running out onto the field in our new away jersey and promoting this famous giraffe with pride.”
Life Education CEO Kellie Sloane said she was thrilled at the opportunity to work in partnership with URM and the Sea Eagles.
“At Life Education we believe that all children deserve to lead safe and healthy lives,” Ms Sloane said. “We have strong support on the Northern Beaches. Currently, we visit around 80 per cent of schools in the area, and we’d love to see more.”
“We are really grateful to United Resource Management for their generous support. Harold is delighted to have a place on the jersey for the away games.”
Life Education is the largest non-government provider of drug and health education for youth in Australia and for 37 years the organisation has taken its mobile learning centre and famous mascot ‘Healthy Harold’, the giraffe, to schools, teaching students about healthy choices in areas of drugs and alcohol, cyber-safety, lifestyle and bullying. The program reaches 280,000 children across NSW each year, with 44 mobile learning centres and 60 specially trained educators.