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Scholarships for care leavers in the spotlight at Governor-General’s event
The Foundation’s Patron, his Excellency the Governor-General David Hurley, and Mrs Linda Hurley, recently hosted an afternoon tea at Admiralty House to raise awareness for the Tertiary Scholarship Program.
Roger Woodward leads a concert to raise awareness for our Tertiary Scholarship Program
Australian pianist Roger Woodward is deeply supportive of young people who have grown up in out-of-home care and recently helped raise awareness for our Tertiary Scholarship Program.
Celebrating our scholarship students at Admiralty House
As COVID-19 restrictions relax we were so excited to hold our first event in a long time. Their Excellencies the Governor-General and Mrs Linda Hurley recently hosted a morning tea at Admiralty House to celebrate the Foundation’s Tertiary Scholarship Program. Below is a transcript of the Governor General’s speech for supporters who could not attend.
A kitchen that brings a community together
A Foundation Community Grant enabled not-for-profit organisation Prosper to start a community kitchen in Campsie; helping families in the area access fresh, heathy food; develop their cooking skills; and form new, supportive relationships.
Sisters of Charity Foundation meets with domestic violence survivors
Foundation staff and supporters had the rare opportunity to meet domestic violence survivors and the inspirational women who help them during a visit to Community Grants recipient Moving Forward.
New program will give hope to victims of slavery in Australia
The Salvation Army and the Sisters of Charity Foundation are partnering to help the estimated 15,000 people who live in slavery-like conditions in Australia today.
Pro Bono News: Help on the way for Australia’s 15,000 modern slavery survivors
A charity partnership is looking to rebuild the lives of modern slavery victims.
The Catholic Weekly: Sisters of Charity Foundation and Salvation Army alliance against modern slavery
The Sisters of Charity Foundation, in collaboration with The Salvation Army, have launched a program providing transitional housing for survivors of modern slavery in Australia on Thursday 20 February at the Sisters of Charity Heritage Centre, Potts Point.
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