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Samantha's story of survival
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Samantha's story of survival

A hand up from Vinnies at just the right time has turned Samantha’s life around and she and her children now have a bright future ahead of them. Samantha* started life in Samoa as one of 10 children. A childhood filled with trauma – emotional,...

I wouldn't be anywhere if it wasn't for Vinnies
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I wouldn't be anywhere if it wasn't for Vinnies

Jeremy moved over to Australia from New Zealand looking for work. After hitting hard times he resorted to drugs and then battled serious mental health issues and homelessness. When he finally discovered the Matthew Talbot Hostel things turned around....

Family affected by underemployment
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Family affected by underemployment

Working to put food on the table and keep a roof over their head is something most couples do, but imagine how much harder it becomes when your partner suddenly develops a debilitating disease. This means they can no longer work and help with the bills,...

Fred's van
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Fred's van

A beautiful video by Hackham East Primary School students in Adelaide, focusing on Fred's van food service. Made possible by the work and commitment of more than 550 volunteers, the mobile food service is aimed at people who are experiencing...

  • Samantha's story of survival

    Samantha's story of survival

  • I wouldn't be anywhere if it wasn't for Vinnies

    I wouldn't be anywhere if it wasn't...

  • Family affected by underemployment

    Family affected by underemployment

  • Fred's van

    Fred's van