Author Archives: Sofi Lawson

60 seconds with Christine Williams

Name: Christine Williams Agency: Connections UnitingCare Role: Communications Officer Time working with UnitingCare: 20 months Favourite TV program: Home and Away, however of all time is – How I Met Your Mother Favourite movie: Inside Out and Shutter Island off … Continue reading

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The UnitingCare Network Project Update

THE UnitingCare Network Project’s Transition and Integration Manager Dr Leanne McCormick and NDIS Transition Manager Helen Killmier began their new roles earlier this month. Leanne comes to the position with significant experience in program and change management within the not-for-profit … Continue reading

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Share launches its Winter Appeal

SHARE’S annual Winter Appeal kicked off earlier this month to raise vital funds for UnitingCare and Uniting Church emergency relief programs. The programs aim to help address underlying structural causes of disadvantage and are preventative in nature. Share receives applications … Continue reading

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Page wins Lifetime Achievement Honour

BIRCHIP’S Anne Page has been added to the Victorian Disability Awards Lifetime Achievement Honour Roll, highlighting her dedication to supporting people with disability and their families. The Victorian Disability Awards recognise people and organisations who make outstanding contributions to empowering … Continue reading

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The Servant Community

By Deb Bennett THOUSANDS of volunteers are often described as the ‘backbone’ of the Uniting Church. The importance of volunteers to the work of the church cannot be underestimated. This is particularly so in relation to the synod’s UnitingCare Vic/Tas … Continue reading

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Making dreams come true – Brooke’s story

CONNECTIONS UnitingCare is committed to its South Eastern Chances scholarship program and providing people like Brooke with more than just an opportunity to succeed. From a young age Brooke displayed a natural talent for dancing. Her parents worked tirelessly to … Continue reading

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In the Media

Volunteering role adding up for Iranian migrant Elham, Geelong Indy, May 12 2016               Alarm over Craigieburn mortgage debt, Northern Star Weekly, April 18 2016                   … Continue reading

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Saying thanks to our volunteers

UNITINGCARE Victoria and Tasmania agencies marked National Volunteer Week earlier this month by thanking volunteers for their dedication in delivering services throughout local communities. The week ran from May 9-15 with the theme Give Happy, Live Happy to celebrate and … Continue reading

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