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Sleep Out Sponsor: UNE

​Thanks to UNE for your support of our event!

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Sleep Out Sponsor: Professionals Armidale

Dear Kristie and Crew, thanks so much for all of your support!

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Vinnies Inverell | Latest News

Vinnies Inverell | Latest News
Latest News on the Vinnies Temporary Re-Location Project - The Refurbishment Committee met yesterday and have agreed a new location today in Inverell (more details to follow). - The Committee is looking to sign up the temporary premises in the next week or so. - In the meantime we will look at commencing the planning for th...
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Armidale Community Sleepout - Its time to get involved!

​We're looking for 100 people to join us on the 3rd and 4th September for the inaugural Vinnies Sleepout in Armidale. Anyone between the ages of 5 and 75 are welcome to apply. Phone Mike on 0433810423 or email armidaleyouth@vinnies.org.au for further information.Tied to the Sleep Out is a fundraising drive. We are aiming to raise $10,000 to assist ...
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Armidale Store Renovation Update!

Armidale Store Renovation Update!
Work has begun at our Armidale retail space, and we are excited to be able to show you the finished product soon! The refurbishment will see the floor space at Rusden St increase by 250%, making us the largest Charity shop in Armidale. This also means we will be able to offer a greater range of products for our customers, including clothing, toys, ...
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New Conference Building and Shop expansion for Quirindi Vinnies

Monday 20th of June 2016 marked the start of construction of a new Conference building in Quirindi, as well as a refurbishment and expansion to the current shop on Church Avenue. The Society's members are volunteers, and usually meet weekly or fortnightly to provide support and a 'hand up' to those inneed in what is termed a 'Co...
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Vinnies Winter Appeal

Vinnies Winter Appeal
Women in Australia are experiencing homelessness at rates more than double those of women in the UK, St Vincent de Paul Society NSW President Denis Walsh announced as he launched the 2016 Winter Appeal. Mr Walsh said the statistics were shocking and that the St Vincent de Paul Society was working hard to meet the demand from women and children for ...
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GET GRANDMOTHERS OFF THE STREETS

GET GRANDMOTHERS OFF THE STREETS
The slippery slope between our shortage of affordable housing and homelessness is a short, steep one. It doesn't take much of a shove to send people sliding into the ranks of our 105,000-plus homeless Australians.Women and girls make up 59 per cent of people turning to homelessness services. And the fastest growing cohort experiencing homelessness ...
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CEO Sleepout

CEO Sleepout
Homelessness: Rethink. Relate. Respond.In 2006 a small group of business leaders assembled in Sydney for the first Vinnies CEO Sleepout. They rallied to raise funds while getting a glimpse of what it might be like to have no bed to sleep in. Since then over 5,000 business and community leaders have taken part in what has become an iconic national e...
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Coles Support local Vinnies

Coles Support local Vinnies

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