Tag Archives: Lentara UnitingCare

Children at the heart of a new appeal

LENTARA UnitingCare has launched a New Year’s Resolution appeal in a bid to support vulnerable children living in local communities. Children and young people are vulnerable especially when their parents or family have limited capacity to effectively care them, protect … Continue reading

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UnitingCare in the media

Charity calls for help before school year begins, Bendigo Advertiser, January 11 2016             School cost’s record hit, Geelong Independent, January 22 2016             Locals come through for struggling families, … Continue reading

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60 seconds with Gabrielle Nicoll

Name: Gabrielle Nicoll Agency: Lentara UnitingCare Role: Social Media, Strategy and growth Time working with UnitingCare: 4 months Favourite TV program: Mad Men Favourite movie: Very hard question! Ones I’ve seen and loved recently are Frances Ha, Ex Machina, Jiro … Continue reading

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Paying homage to crowdfunding supporters

LENTARA UnitingCare recently held a morning tea to thank generous donors for supporting its successful crowdfunding campaign. The four-week-campaign raised more than $20,000 (including an anonymous $10,000 donation) which will go towards funding accommodation for asylum seekers. Over 20 people … Continue reading

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Crowd Funding Campaign smashes target

LENTARA UnitingCare has reached its $20,000 target as part of its crowdfunding campaign to support costs involved in housing asylum seekers. It comes after an anonymous donation of $10,000 was recorded to help the community services provider with their campaign. … Continue reading

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A home with a heart

LENTARA UnitingCare’s Asylum Seeker Housing Project is one of the biggest in the state, currently housing 56 people. However, the demand for accommodation is constantly increasing; men, women, children, infants and families. Our Asylum Seeker Program receives no government funding … Continue reading

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The cold pushes homeless to the brink

Homelessness can happen to anyone at any time. Those most vulnerable have to battle icy cold conditions and are resorting to sleeping in their cars or in the bush just for some comfort. Older female and single parents are among … Continue reading

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Asylum Seeker programs continue to be a welcoming service

As we celebrate Refugee Week, 14 – 20 June, we take a look at one of the strongest services provided within our network. Lentara UnitingCare Asylum Seeker Programs encompass the Asylum Seeker Welcome Centre and the Asylum Seeker Project. Asylum … Continue reading

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