Tag Archives: UCV&T Unit

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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Is it possible to end family violence? 

DURING 2012 to 2015 over 187,000 people sought help from specialist homelessness services because of domestic and family violence, according to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. In 2014, Victoria Police responded to 68,000 incidents of family violence which … Continue reading

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Wesley Mission Victoria asks you to be amazing for a child in foster care

VICTORIA has an urgent need for foster carers and Wesley Mission Victoria encourages people to invite a vulnerable young person into your home. As a local foster care agency, Wesley provides around-the-clock support and training to carers in the southern … Continue reading

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Harmony Day celebrations in full swing

THE third annual Sri Lankan Harmony Day celebrations were held at Mulgrave Community Centre on 6 March with record numbers attending. The day was organised by the Commission for Mission’s Uniting Through Faiths Unit in partnership with the United Sri … Continue reading

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UnitingCare in the media

Ice addict’s mum shares drug’s harrowing toll in private diary excerpts, Berwick Leader, February 8 2016               Play dough, Wyndham Leader, February 23 2016             Addicts open up about … Continue reading

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Express yourself with art

CALLING all budding artists. If you have a creative flair and are interested in exhibiting your art become part of the Exclusion and Embrace – Disability, justice and spirituality conference in August. Artists are encouraged to present visual artworks that … Continue reading

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UnitingCare Pancake Day proves to be a roaring success

UNITINGCARE Victorian and Tasmania agencies have rallied behind the 14th annual Pancake Day in a bid to raise more money this year than ever before. The annual UnitingCare is traditionally held on Shrove Tuesday and is a great way to … Continue reading

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