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Huge Christmas Appeal Contribution

Huge Christmas Appeal Contribution
The Students of O'Connor High in Armidale rose to the challenge today and donated 8 baskets full of toys, homewares, food, confectionary, office supplies and toiletries to Vinnies. The baskets were presented at the annual Christmas Liturgy. Principal Charlie Allen mentioned that both the generosity of the giver and the gratitude of the receiver wer...
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Huge numbers at St Philomena's

Huge numbers at St Philomena's
Approximately 50 students attended the Vinnies information session at St Philomenas, Moree on the 29th November. Conference Coordinator Lauren Donnelly and the Dio Youth Coordinator talked about the link between Jesus' command to love and the work done by conference members. When asked who would like to join the St Philly's Vinnies Conference next ...
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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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Web Analytics Update - Armidale Diocesan Central Council

Web Analytics Update - Armidale Diocesan Central Council
We just wanted to give a big shout-out to all our website visitors from across Australia. We are so glad you stopped by to see us online and find out more about what we do. Here are some interesting Stats for you from our first six months of operation:68,011 Overall Website visitsTop Visiting Countries Australia - UK - USA - Canada - Netherlands - ...
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Inverell Plans Submitted to Council

Inverell Plans Submitted to Council
The Inverell Refurbishment Committee of Volunteers, Members, and Staff have agreed the architectural plans for the building refurbishment. The Complying Development Certificate has been submitted to Inverell Shire Council."We are very excited about this redevelopment work at our Inverell Shop and Care and Support Centre. It sees...
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Armidale | Volunteers Needed for our Bundarra Superstore

Armidale | Volunteers Needed for our Bundarra Superstore
Are you interested in joining our team of volunteers to help in our retail SuperStore at 11 Bundarra Road, Armidale (Next door to Home Hardware)?Then we need you! Vinnies is a not-for-profit organisation designed to help needy people throughout our community. Each year at the State level we give more than $22m to people in need. None of that w...
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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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