Tag Archives: UnitingCare

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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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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Lin Hatfield Dodds says goodbye

UNITINGCARE Australia’s National Director Lin Hatfield Dodds who has headed up the organisation since 2002 has decided to move on. Lin has been appointed to the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet as the Deputy Secretary, Social Policy. During her … 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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