• Vinnies Celebrates Value Of Diversity On International Volunteer Day

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    Vinnies Celebrates Value Of Diversity On International Volunteer Day Thursday 5 December 2019 International Volunteer Day is celebrated annually on 5 December, and Vinnies is embracing the opportunity to celebrate the...

  • New Social And Affordable Housing Opens In Campbelltown

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    New Social And Affordable Housing Opens In Campbelltown Thursday 28 November 2019 Brand-new Campbelltown apartments will provide social and affordable housing for more than 100 people who otherwise would not be able to...

  • Vinnies Bushfire Appeal passes $1 million

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    Vinnies Bushfire Appeal passes $1 million Tuesday 26 November 2019 Donations to the Vinnies Bushfire Appeal in partnership with Channel Nine have passed the $1 million mark. Jack de Groot, CEO of St Vincent de Paul...

  • Vinnies partners with Channel Nine for Bushfire Appeal

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    Vinnies partners with Channel Nine for Bushfire Appeal Vinnies is pleased to announce a partnership with Channel Nine for the Vinnies Bushfire Appeal, urgently raising funds for communities impacted by bushfires....

  • National Recycling Week 2019

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    Turn bottles and cans into helping hands with Vinnies this National Recycling Week Vinnies NSW is urging people to round up their empty bottles, cartons and cans and take them to their nearest Vinnies container...

  • One in five kids goes hungry each day – even at Christmas

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    One in five kids goes hungry each day – even at Christmas Between the ongoing drought, rising energy costs, high rents and inadequate income support payments, this year has brought little relief for families living...

  • New Return and Earn centre in Dubbo supports Vinnies and local Indigenous community

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    New Return and Earn centre in Dubbo supports Vinnies and local Indigenous community Dubbo residents are now able to recycle up to 100,000 drink cans, bottles and cartons per day through a new container deposit centre,...

  • NSW Feels The Pinch Of Power Prices

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    NSW Feels The Pinch Of Power Prices Imagine waking up one morning to find your shower has gone cold, the lights won’t switch on and the fridge has gone off, along with the food inside. A growing number of people...

  • Raise The Rate This Anti-Poverty Week

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    Raise The Rate This Anti-Poverty Week Vinnies is joining with other key community service organisations to call for a raise to Newstart and Youth Allowance this Anti-Poverty Week. The call to raise the rate has also been...

  • Donate at northern NSW Vinnies Shops to help fire victims

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    Donate at northern NSW Vinnies Shops to help fire victims Following the destruction of 45 homes in northern NSW this week, Vinnies has confirmed that all monetary donations made in local stores will be directed to the...

  • Vinnies Stands Ready to Assist Bushfire Evacuees

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    Vinnies Stands Ready to Assist Bushfire Evacuees The St Vincent de Paul Society has expressed deep sympathy for residents of the Rappville – Busby Flats area whose homes and possessions were destroyed in the recent...

  • Vinnies Launches Social Housing Campaign

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    More Housing Means Less Homelessness – Vinnies Launches Social Housing Campaign With World Homeless Day coming up on 10 October, Vinnies NSW is calling for an urgent increase in social housing. More than 100,000...

  • People On Income Support Deserve Dignity

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    Letter To The Editor The St Vincent de Paul Society NSW is dismayed by the latest attacks on people on Newstart and other essential payments. In recent weeks, we have seen Federal Government proposals to force people to...

  • New Boutique Vinnies Shop To Open In Thirroul

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    New Boutique Vinnies Shop To Open In Thirroul A new Vinnies Shop will open in Thirroul this Saturday, giving locals an opportunity to find pre-loved treasures at bargain prices while supporting people in need. As part of...

  • Nagle Centre to Offer Support for At-Risk Locals

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    Nagle Centre To Offer Support For At Risk Locals Albury residents at risk of isolation and homelessness will be able to gain assistance following the opening of a new community centre named in honour of the late Justice...

  • Vinnies Community Sleepouts 2019

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    Communities Sleep Out To Help Combat Local Homelessness The generosity of just under 300 people across New South Wales has raised over $150,000 - and counting - to help address homelessness occurring in local...

  • Vinnies Upcycled Wedding Weekend

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    Plan Your Big Day Sustainably With Vinnies’ Upcycled Wedding Weekend Vinnies is helping brides and grooms celebrate their special day sustainably by holding an Upcycled Wedding Weekend at Vinnies Picton on 7 and 8...

  • Ozanam Learning Centre Art Show

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    Art Exhibition Brings Income & Inclusion for People on the Margins A Redfern gallery is currently exhibiting artworks by people assisted through Vinnies’ Ozanam Learning Centre to get through tough times. The...

  • Vinnies CEO Sleepout Sets Record Total

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    Vinnies CEO Sleepout Sets Record Total The 2019 Vinnies CEO Sleepout has set a record total over $7.9 million, providing a valuable boost to services assisting people experiencing homelessness. In its 14th year the CEO...

  • Vinnies Calls for Urgent Winter Appeal Support Before EOFY

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    Vinnies Calls for Urgent Winter Appeal Support Before EOFY With just days until the end of financial year, Vinnies is only halfway towards its Winter Appeal fundraising goal. The charity is urgently calling for donations...

  • Record Number of CEOs Participate in CEO Sleepout 2019

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    Record Number of CEOs Brave the Cold to End Homelessness The 2019 Vinnies CEO Sleepout is on track to reach its fundraising goal of $7 million, giving a welcome boost to services for people experiencing homelessness. So...

  • CEO Sleepout 2019 Coming Up

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    Record Number of CEOs to Brave Cold on Longest Night of the Year More than 370 of Sydney’s top business and community leaders will sleep outdoors on Thursday to raise money for people experiencing homelessness....

  • Wagga Wagga Celebrates One Million Containers Milestone

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    One million in record time, and counting! Vinnies’ Wagga bulk container deposit centre celebrates first milestone Less than eight weeks after opening its doors as a new Return and Earn option in the Riverina, the...

  • CEO Sleepout Launch 2019

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    Vinnies urges CEO's to spend a night out in the cold Sydney, Thursday 4 April 2019. Vinnies has urged CEOs to spend a night sleeping out in the cold to help raise funds for the charity’s homelessness services....

  • Federal Budget 2019

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    Budget fails those living in entrenched poverty The 2019 Federal Budget continues to ignore the most disadvantaged Australians according to the St Vincent de Paul Society NSW. Vinnies NSW CEO Jack de Groot expressed...

  • NSW 2020-2022 Strategic Plan

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    Vinnies NSW prepares for the future The transformation of the St Vincent de Paul Society NSW into a contemporary social service agency continues with the launch today of the 2020-2022 Strategic Plan. Vinnies NSW CEO Jack...

  • Micah Hub Now Open in Wagga Wagga

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    More support for those doing it tough in Wagga Wagga People doing it tough in Wagga Wagga and surrounding areas now have access to more support through the newly opened Micah Hub on Gurwood Street. Micah Hub is a...

  • Vinnies Releases 2019 Election Statement for NSW

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    NSW Government must get it right on housing and energy Housing affordability and energy costs are key election issues in 2019 and there are seven steps the next NSW Government could take to fix them. Vinnies NSW CEO Jack...

  • St Faith's Dubbo Officially Open

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    Landmark Social Housing Project in Dubbo officially opens Twenty five Dubbo seniors now have safe and secure accommodation with the redevelopment of the former St Faith’s hostel for girls into affordable housing....