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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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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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Wesley welcomes social spend in Victorian budget

WESLEY Mission Victoria has welcomed the Andrews’ Government’s large and much-needed commitment to supporting vulnerable children and young people in the 2016 budget. “The $168 million commitment, as part of the Government’s response to the Royal Commission into Family Violence, … Continue reading

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UCVT website goes live

UNITINGCARE Victoria and Tasmania has recently launched its very first stand-alone website as part of its strategy to be part of the digital revolution. The website is a comprehensive site with up to date information to gives users an understanding … Continue reading

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Connections UnitingCare leads the way to social impact

CONNECTIONS UnitingCare has been awarded ‘Best Newcomer to Social Impact Measurement’ by Social Impact Measurement Network Australia (SIMNA). SIMNA Awards 2016 chose Connections for their work in the development of the Connections Outcomes Framework (COF). The Best Newcomer category recognises … Continue reading

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Thousands handed over for Pancake Day

MONEY raised for UnitingCare’s Pancake Day are beginning to trickle in with over $47,000 already pledged for people living in crisis. Financial services AMP were just one of many local businesses that held a Pancake Day event in February in … Continue reading

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Garden project a blooming good idea

UNITINGCARE Tasmania and the Brighton Council, in the state’s south, have joined forces to educate struggling families on the nutritional benefits of fresh food as well as help them develop the skills to grow their own produce. The innovative partnership … Continue reading

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