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Mini Vinnies Warialda are busy..

Mini Vinnies Warialda are busy..
On the 16th March, the Mini Vinnies group in Warialda attended a 'thank you' morning tea at the local hospital, in gratitude for the group's toiletries drive in 2016. Today Mini Vinnies Office Bearers were elected. Congratulations to you all!Next week the Children will be having a 'Pyjama and Popcorn' day to raise $65 for the Vinnies 'Assist a Stud...
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Mini Vinnies discuss charitable works

Mini Vinnies discuss charitable works
The St Mary's Mini Vinnies group discussed a range of topics today, not least of which was their commitment to the '40 Bags in 40 Days' campaign over Lent. One student per day will bring in a bag of items from home to donate to the needy, right up until Easter.  The students also discussed what 'love' looks like and how they could express thei...
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YAY! Vinnies Quirindi Store is open for business!

YAY! Vinnies Quirindi Store is open for business!

Our refurbishment of the Vinnies Quirindi Shop is complete and open...well done Vinnies.

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Service Provider Morning Tea

Service Provider Morning Tea

If you are a social service provider in Armidale, come along to our Morning Tea on 15th Feb to learn about Vinnies Youth Respite Programs. The event will be held at the Rusden Street store between 10.30am and 11.30am.

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44 Students at St Mary's Badge Ceremony

44 Students at St Mary's Badge Ceremony

On Monday 6th February, St Mary's Mini Vinnies in Armidale had their first meeting of the year. 44 students received their Vinnies badges. There were 14 students in year 3 and year 4, and 16 students in year 6. Looking forward to a great year folks!

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Progress made on St Vincent de Paul Society charity shop

Progress made on St Vincent de Paul Society charity shop
The Sacred Heart Conference of St Vincent de Paul in Inverell has reopened it's doors after being re-furbished. Members of the community are able to access Care and Support services Mondays and Wednesdays 10am-12pm at 31 Oliver St.Read the full article here: http://www.inverelltimes.com.au/story/4435125/vinnies-welfare-rooms-to-open-soon/ &nbs...
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St Vincent de Paul Society will open a new learning centre for homeless adults in Armidale

St Vincent de Paul Society will open a new learning centre for homeless adults in Armidale
St Vincent de Paul has opened Ozanam Learning Centre  in Armidale. Linking with local service providers it hopes to help these people in need with a new learning centre set to offer a series of courses on living skills, work preparation, job searching skills and information on local support services.Read the full article here: http:/...
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Stunning effort from UNE

Stunning effort from UNE
We are so grateful to be recipients of UNE's inaugural Staff Christmas Appeal! Today Vice Chancellor Annabelle Duncan presented us with 17 large moving boxes containing food, toys and an assortment of other items, in addition to a brand new children's bike and a huge chocolate teddy bear. These gifts will enable our Care and Support team ...
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They did something about it!

They did something about it!

​On Tuesday 13th December, Mini Vinnies Members at St Joseph's Uralla were presented with their very special badges in recognition of the group's tremendous effort over the last year.

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$2000 Donation to Vinnies in Inverell

$2000 Donation to Vinnies in Inverell

​Out sincerest thanks to the Staff and Students of Holy Trinity, who presented a $2000 donation to our Care and Support section. The money will be used to  support the poor and disadvantaged in the local area

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