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Vinnies needs more volunteers to reach $300k target for Doorknock

By 18 January 2012

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 [...]

2011 Vinnies CEO Sleepout – Canberra

By 14 April 2011

[ 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 [...]

We give food, clothing, shelter, and friendship…How much will YOU GIVE? – 2011 Doorknock Appeal

By 3 February 2011

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 [...]

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