The Vinnies Doorknock Appeal is held each February to raise much-needed funds for people in need in Canberra and Queanbeyan. During the 2012 Vinnies Doorknock Appeal, the Society is hoping to raise $300,000.
However, the biggest challenge faced by Vinnies each year is getting enough volunteers to the doors of thousands of people in Canberra [...]
[ 16 June 2011 7:00 pm to 17 June 2011 7:00 am. ]
From making decisions to making a difference.
CEOs used to making decisions in the comfort of their boardrooms will soon be sleeping outdoors on a cold Canberra winter’s night to raise awareness of, and funds for, the plight of those living without a roof over their head.
The 2011 Vinnies CEO Sleepout was launched on Wednesday, 13 [...]
In 2010, volunteers of the St Vincent de Paul Society visited over 11,000 homes and assisted over 45,000 men, women and children in Canberra and Queanbeyan alone. The Society spent over $800,000 to support these individuals and families by providing accommodation, bedding, clothing, food, utilities, health, medical assistance and much more.
This morning (Thursday, 3 February [...]