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St Patrick's Mini Vinnies Commissioning Ceremony

​The new Mini Vinnies Conference at St Patrick's Walcha was formerly commissioned on the 20th May, during a Mass celebrated by Monsignor Wilkes. The Diocesan Youth Coordinator presented Office Bearers with their badges which were blessed during the Mass. School Principal Michael Ball spoke to the Congregation which (which included members...
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St Joseph's Mini Vinnies Commissioning Ceremony

On Wednesday 18th May, we had a beautiful mass to welcome and commission the eight students who wish to be part of Mini Vinnies for 2016. It was great to have the support of seven local members of the St Vincent de Paul Society. Children were presented with certificate, a SVDP badge and prayer card as well as a badge stating the role which they und...
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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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Volunteer with Vinnies

Volunteer with Vinnies
By volunteering, you can be sure you're making a difference for those in need. For some Vinnies volunteers, this is a chance to give something back to the community, to use their skills and experience to make a difference in the lives of people who need assistance the most. For others, it is a chance to develop new skills and experience in a suppor...
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Quirindi Shop and Conference Center

Quirindi Shop and Conference Center
the Vinnies Quirindi Store is up for major refurbishment shortly, in addition the centre will also see a new building on the adjacent site with the creation of an all new Conference Centre and car parking space. The new build and refurbishment are currently in the planning and design phase and expect to move to a build in the next few months. This ...
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Armidale Shop - Refurbishment

Armidale Shop - Refurbishment
From the middle of May 2016 the Armidale Vinnies Shop in Rusden Street will be temporarily relocated to the Vinnies Superstore on Bundarra Road. The move comes as a much needed refurbishment of the shop gets under way. The Refurbishment will see the shop expand to almost two and half times its current retail floor space. The Bundarra...
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