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Giving vulnerable babies and children the best start at life
Can you imagine the stress and fear of bringing brand new babies home to nothing? Thanks to a Community Grant provided to the Dandelion Support Network, new mum Arya felt no fear, only gratitude.
Jasmine’s dream to help people experiencing homelessness
Our scholarship student Jasmine is following her dream to become a social worker, recently beginning her master’s degree at the University of Sydney.
Groceries and a friendly ear: supporting Sunbury
Geoff was struggling to get by – but found help and friendship among CareWorks SunRanges’ compassionate volunteers.
Escaping modern slavery: the journey to independence
As survivors of modern slavery regain confidence and trust in the world around them, they take steps to rebuild their lives and create a more positive future. From learning English and making friends to finding a job and their own home, every journey is unique.
Delicious meals and open arms: caring for the people of Wagga Wagga
Carevan Wagga provides regular meals and a sense of community to people experiencing disadvantage and homelessness in Wagga Wagga.
Reuniting families: support for parents whose kids have been removed
A parent reeling from the trauma of having their kids removed must then navigate a confusing legal system – caseworkers, lawyers, court appearances, evaluations, foster carers and more – to try to get them back. Now, they can turn to someone who has done it all before.
September 2020 Community Grants announced
We’re so proud to announce the 24 incredible community projects to receive funding as part of our September 2020 grant round.
Why COVID-19 means more Australians are going hungry
We take a look at the impact of COVID-19 and lockdown on unemployment, and how it affects food insecurity and hunger in Australia.
How to help a grieving child
A Foundation Community Grant helped support bereaved children with group counselling sessions as they learn to live with the impact of grief and trauma following the death of a parent.
September 2020 Community Grants application period shortened
This year, for the very first time in our 20-year history, the Sisters of Charity Foundation is shortening its September 2020 Community Grants application period.
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