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Another Great Christmas Party at St Marys

Another Great Christmas Party at St Marys

The St Mary's Armidale Mini Vinnies group ran another great Christmas Party recently. The whole school was involved with games, and other cool activities like face painting. Earlier on that day, the students took a massive stockpile of Christmas Appeal donations down to the local Vinnies Shop.

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Are you interested in issues of social justice? Do you want to do something to make a difference in the world?

Are you interested in issues of social justice? Do you want to do something to make a difference in the world?
Join our passionate group of Young Adult members and volunteers around Australia (16-35) who are taking action to make a difference within their local community. We will be running the  "Buddies Day" and "Homework Club" programs beginning early in 2017. For more information on 'Buddies Days", please follow this link: https://www.vinnies.o...
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Friendship Chair Complete!

Friendship Chair Complete!

Today St Joseph's Mini Vinnies in Uralla  got their paint on and adorned their friendship chair with handprints of various colours. It will now be used in a very practical sense. Students will be encouraged to make 'new friends' with anyone who sits on the chair at lunch time.

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Students converge on Joey's Glen Innes

Students converge on Joey's Glen Innes
​74 Students attended the 'North Eastern Region' Mini Vinnies Gathering today. Holy Trinity Inverell, St Joseph's Tenterfield and St Joseph's Glen Innes were represented. Conference members had a great time getting to know one another and sharing stories. The children participated in large and small group work during an anti-bullying workshop and l...
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Great work at Sacred Heart Boggabri

Great work at Sacred Heart Boggabri

Only recently formed, the Mini Vinnies Conference at Sacred Heart Boggabri have raised $150 to send two students to school for a year. This is made possible through the 'Assist a Student' program which helps children in very poor countries. Congratulations to everyone in the Mini Vinnies group.

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Fabulous Mini Vinnies Gathering in Armidale

Fabulous Mini Vinnies Gathering in Armidale
On the 24th October, St Mary's Primary in Armidale hosted the Region's annual Mini Vinnies Gathering. 87 Students from Guyra, Armidale, Uralla and Walcha attended the event.  The Gathering was an opportunity to come together for prayer, make new friends, share success stories and discuss social justice issues. This year's social...
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O'Connor's 'Z' Club make generous donation

O'Connor's 'Z' Club make generous donation
Today the Diocesan Youth Coordinator attended O'Connor High in Armidale to receive 2 boxes of care packs, created and filled by the 'Z' Club. During his address to the School, Mike praised the students for continuing to put their faith into action. The packs were presented to Mrs Margaret Atchison of St Louise Conference in Armidale.  &nb...
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Sleep Out Success

Sleep Out Success

Thank you Armidale for making the 2016 Vinnies Community Sleep Out a success. Here are some photos

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Sleep Out Supporter Glenn Hinds Design

Thanks to Glenn Hinds Design for supporting the Sleep Out   

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Sleep Out Supporter

Thanks to the team at Newcastle Permanent for their contribution to the Community Sleep Out.     

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