For any media enquiries for St Vincent de Paul Society Canberra/Goulburn please contact the Marketing  and Fundraising Team:
E: marketing.cg@vinnies.org.au
P: (02) 6234 7346

 

  • How is Vinnies dealing with COVID-19?

    How is Vinnies dealing with COVID-19? For nearly 170 years, we have been guided by strong values, which are at the heart of our organisation. These values will guide us now as we face the uncertainty and impact brought about by the Coronavirus...

  • Sameer appreciates the Vinnies Knock On Effect

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    “We love Vinnies. We are very grateful. We want more families to know what they do, and that they can get help from them.” Sameer and his family have received assistance from Vinnies through a variety of...

  • Launch of Inaugural Vinnies Knock On Effect

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    The St Vincent de Paul Society Canberra/Goulburn is proud to announce the launch of the inaugural Vinnies Knock On Effect. The campaign is designed to demonstrate the impact Vinnies supporters have in the community....

  • Vinnies Knock On Effect

    We're pleased to introduce the new Vinnies Knock On Effect for 2021! The Knock On Effect appeal will replace the previous Doorknock Appeal to educate people about the work of the St Vincent de Paul Society, recruit more members and volunteers, and...

  • Aboriginal youth justice is in crisis in the ACT

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    The St Vincent de Paul Society Canberra/Goulburn strongly supports the joint press release by ACTCOSS and Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health and Community Services. The press release detailed the appalling statistics...

  • ‘Found it at Vinnies’ - Yass Vinnies auctions off precious items for those in need.

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    ‘Found it at Vinnies’ - Yass Vinnies auctions off precious items for those in need. This Saturday Vinnies will be hosting a live auction involving treasures found at stores, with all proceeds going to support...

  • Creative concepts and creative partnerships underway as Vinnies looks to replace annual Doorknock Appeal

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    Vinnies is partnering with creativeXpeople at Synergy Group and students from the University of Canberra to plan an interactive fundraising campaign to replace the annual Vinnies Doorknock Appeal. “We were unable...

  • With many Australians at breaking point, Vinnies Christmas Appeal will support families through a Christmas like no other.

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    David* is a hardworking man, and like many Australians looks forward to celebrating Christmas with his family. However, when COVID-19 hit, his employers closed their doors and overnight he became job-less, and he and his...

  • NEW THREADS FOR NEW BEGINNINGS: VINNIES AND THREAD TOGETHER LAUNCH NEW PARTNERSHIP IN EDEN

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    This Wednesday, 28 October, is the launch of the Thread Together Clothing Hub @Vinnies in Eden. The hub will be operated by volunteer members of the St Vincent de Paul Society out of their conference space in Imlay St,...

  • ENERGY BILLS ARE DRIVING CANBERRANS FURTHER INTO POVERTY, SAYS VINNIES.

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    This week is Anti-Poverty Week. A significant driver of poverty is the high cost of utilities. In the lead up to the ACT election, and as part of Anti-Poverty Week, Vinnies is highlighting the importance of affordable...

  • Reducing Poverty & Homelessness in Canberra: Anti-Poverty Week Live Panel

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    This Wednesday, the ACT Anti-Poverty Week committee will host a Facebook Live panel event discussing poverty and homelessness in Canberra. As poverty continues to disproportionately affect certain members of our society,...

  • VINNIES CALLS FOR INVESTMENT INTO AFFORDABLE HOUSING

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    As part of their 2020 election statement, Vinnies urgently calls for an investment into affordable housing so that Canberrans like Amy* don’t experience homelessness when already faced with extremely difficult...

  • VINNIES CALLS FOR HOUSING TO BE RECOGNISED AS A HUMAN RIGHT

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    In the lead up to the Territory election, Vinnies has renewed the call to add the Right to Housing to the ACT Human Rights Act. “Vinnies fundamentally believes that a right to adequate housing should be a basic...

  • VINNIES RELEASES 2020 ACT ELECTION STATEMENT

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    In the lead up to the ACT Election, the St Vincent de Paul Society Canberra/Goulburn has released their ‘2020 Vinnies Election Statement’ outlining their priorities for the next ACT Government. With over 1500...

  • VINNIES ANNOUNCES NEW PROGRAM FOR BUSHFIRE RECOVERY

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    3rd August 2020 The St Vincent de Paul Society Canberra/Goulburn has today announced a new program funded by donations to the Vinnies Bushfire Appeal. “Our bushfire response so far has focused on supporting people...

  • VINNIES RECEIVES COMMBANK BUSHFIRE RECOVERY GRANT FOR TUMUT

    The St Vincent de Paul Society Canberra/Goulburn Tumut Conference has been granted $16,040 from the CommBank Bushfire Recovery Grant. “We’re grateful to CommBank for allowing us to continue our important work in the Tumut region, assisting...

  • MERICI COLLEGE JOINS IN VINNIES CEO SLEEPOUT

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    Merici College students will join business and community leaders from all over Australia tonight when they brave the cold to sleep outside for this year’s Vinnies CEO Sleepout. ‘Merici College are wonderful...

  • BUSINESS LEADERS SHARE THEIR PERSONAL REASONS FOR JOINING THE VINNIES CEO SLEEPOUT

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    On Thursday 18 June business and community leaders around Australia will sleep out for Vinnies biggest fundraiser of the year, the Vinnies CEO Sleepout. Every participant is driven to support Vinnies quest to end...

  • VINNIES CEO SLEEPOUT SUPPORTS PEOPLE LIKE CHARLIE

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    Business and community leaders all over Australia will sleep out to raise money and show support for Australia’s homeless population for this year’s Vinnies CEO Sleepout on Thursday 18 June. In Canberra, the...

  • BASEBALL CANBERRA PITCHING IN TO SUPPORT VINNIES CEO SLEEPOUT

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    The board of Baseball Canberra, led by General Manager Josh Matavesi, will brave the cold and sleep out on the field to raise funds for Vinnies homelessness services at this year’s Vinnies CEO Sleepout on 18 June....

  • VINNIES CEO SLEEPOUT GOES ONLINE TO COMBAT HOMELESSNESS DURING COVID-19

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    For the first time, business and community leaders across Australia will unite for a national online sleepout on 18 June to raise essential funds for Vinnies homelessness services. The Vinnies CEO Sleepout will take...

  • GIFT FROM BRISBANE TO SOUTH COAST BUSHFIRE RECOVERY

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    NSW South Coast Vinnies members have been overwhelmed by the generosity of Brisbane locals after receiving over 220 letters and cards of support from children to people affected by bushfires, and a staggering $20,000 to...

  • STREET TO HOME 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION CANCELLED

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    Due to expert health advice promoting social distancing, Vinnies have made the decision to postpone the celebration of Street to Home’s 10 year anniversary. “We are disappointed to have to postpone this...

  • VINNIES EXCITED ABOUT HANDS UP FOR CANBERRA GIVING DAY

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    Vinnies is excited to be part of the Hands Up for Canberra Giving Day on March 11 - Australia’s first ever major city giving day for a community foundation. A giving day is a 24-hour online fundraising challenge...

  • VINNIES CONFIRMS EVERY CENT WILL GO TO BUSHFIRE VICTIMS

    The St Vincent de Paul Society would like to assure the community that every dollar raised for the Vinnies Bushfire Appeal will be used to support the people impacted by the fires. Vinnies will not, and has never kept funds from disaster appeals for...

  • CHARITY ADVICE ON SUPPORTING BUSHFIRE VICTIMS

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    Local charities Vinnies and Anglicare are advising that financial donations rather than donated material goods (blankets, clothing etc) are the best way to support those affected by the devastating NSW bushfires at this...