Tag Archives: Young people

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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Almost 50 tonnes of food for families

WESLEY Mission Victoria’s annual Food for Families appeal has collected 49 tonnes of food for people experiencing or at risk of homelessness. The appeal runs in the lead up to Christmas and invites schools, businesses and community groups to collect … Continue reading

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Local children secure exclusive chat with Melbourne Zoo keepers

SERRELL Street Kindergarten, member of the UnitingCare Victoria and Tasmania cluster, recently caught the attention of keepers at Melbourne Zoo, who agreed to an exclusive web chat to show children its upgraded penguin enclosure. The chat came after children from … Continue reading

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Counting down to NaranaFest

NARANA will continue its proud NaranaFest heritage of live music by hosting an action packed music festival in Grovedale on Saturday, November 14. The family friendly event will feature a mix of established and up and coming indigenous talent as … Continue reading

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Green thumbs for Shepparton’s newest residents

Shepparton’s newest arrivals are taking a step towards a healthier future with the creation of a community garden on the Kildonan UnitingCare site. Clients from Kildonan’s Settlement Services programs are helping to develop the garden as part of the `Establishing … Continue reading

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Grants Open for Creative Youth Programs

‘Funding applications are open for Not for Profit organisations who deliver community- based programs with a focus on youth development and support. The Youth Development and Support Program (YDSP) is an annual national program designed to provide financial support for … Continue reading

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2014 Community Education Program Grants: Applications now open

  The Community Education Grant program helps organisations run initiatives enriching the lives of young people, encouraging self-development and enabling young people to give back to their communities. We’re inspired by the programs we support and the role they play … Continue reading

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