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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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Donations Welcome!

Donations Welcome!
With Spring finally in the air, the urge to Spring Clean is here! Vinnies couldn't do the important work they do without the various donations of goods we receive. Goods sold in our stores - clothing, bric-a-brac, toys, books and furniture provide the funds needed for Vinnies to be able to give a hand up to those in need. All Vinnies shops in ...
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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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Update - Vinnies Inverell

Update - Vinnies Inverell
The Armidale Central Council has set up a refurbishment committee which includes local Vinnies members and volunteers. The committee is meeting weekly to evaluate options for a temporary location that suits the requirements for both welfare services and a shop. The committee recently agreed upon a location in Otto Street which will house both ...
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Sleep Out Event Donor: Smith Sharpe and Abbott

​Thanks so much to SSA for supporting the Community Sleep Out

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