Rio Tinto announces $12 million dollar Telethon partnership.

ENPNewswire-October 18, 2021--Rio Tinto announces $12 million dollar Telethon partnership

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Release date- 18102021 - MELBOURNE, Australia - Rio Tinto has announced a new three-year partnership with Telethon aimed at improving the health and wellbeing of children in Western Australia.

The partnership, which follows a $4 million donation in 2020, starts with a new $4 million donation delivered over this Telethon weekend and continues with $4 million each year to 2023,to support further research into mental health and juvenile diabetes.

This year, Rio Tinto's $4 million donation will be distributed between three important health initiatives, TheRio Tinto Diabetes Global Research Centre, Embrace @ Telethon Kids Institute, and The Telethon Trust.

The donation to The Rio Tinto Diabetes Global Research Centre will support critical research into Type One diabetes to improve the lives of those living with the condition, the effects of which last long beyond childhood.

Funding delivered to Embrace@ Telethon Kids Institute over the next three years will enable Embrace to grow 'big ideas' and provide seed funding to build the state's first research centre devoted to the mental health of children and young people.

The partnership will also deliver vital funds to the Telethon Trust, which distributes grants annually to a range of...

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