Vinnies Australia
02/21/2017 at 06:44. Facebook
We care for every person amongst us, no matter who they are nor how big their challenge. Always have, always will.

Look out for our posts on our #VinniesValues to understand what makes our heart beat: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Vinnies Australia
02/19/2017 at 23:05. Facebook
This World Day of Social Justice and every other day we're committed to making this world a better place for every child, woman and man, because we're all in this together!

#WorldDayOfSocialJustice
Vinnies Australia
02/19/2017 at 07:49. Facebook
It's time to change the way we think about housing.

It's not a privilege, it's a human right.

With more than 105,000 people experiencing homelessness, around 200,000 families on the waiting list for social housing and 850,000 plus households experiencing housing stress it is becoming one of the clearest indicators of inequality in our prosperous Australia.

Find out what we're doing about...
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Vinnies Australia
02/18/2017 at 04:56. Facebook
Jason can now beat the heat this summer and swim in his local pool thanks to our Ability Links program in NSW.

After our staff member Debbie heard about the barriers for Jason and others with mobility issues in accessing the local pool in Muswellbrook, she formed a working group to raise funds for the pool chair lift and aids needed. More than 40 community groups banded together to raise...
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Vinnies Australia
02/17/2017 at 06:38. Facebook
Who likes a good holiday?

Our Vinnies Kids Camps give children facing harship or disadvantage the chance to let their hair down, make new friends and have fun in a safe and supportive environment (plus have a nice little holiday too!).

When we asked a few kids what they liked about the camp they said, "We come together like a family and we all learn to work together. All the leaders are...
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Vinnies Australia
02/16/2017 at 01:04. Facebook
We're constantly blown away by the love and support we receive from our community partners all across Australia.

This Christmas was no exception, with IGA Australia raising over $346,000 for our Vinnies Christmas Appeal!

Thank you to everyone who went out to their local IGA and bought a bauble or a community chest product. Together we helped restore hope to people in need all around Australia
Vinnies Australia
02/15/2017 at 08:14. Facebook
At the heart of everything we do at Vinnies are our core values.

Commitment means a lot to us. Our committment to being a light in the community continues to guide and underpin our every word and action.

Over the next couple of weeks we'll be sharing more about our #VinniesValues, so make sure you look out for those posts!

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Love is in the air at Vinnies! Head in store this Valentine's Day, where you'll always find something sweet

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Our op shops have been making little princesses dreams coming true for decades

#HeartVinnies
Jackson works with us as part of our Ability Links program in NSW, supporting people with disability, their families and carers live the life they want, as valued members of their community.

Helping people connect with their local community, Jackson focuses on empowering people to have the confidence, skills and support systems they need to continue to pursue their goals.

Jackson uses a...
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At Vinnies, our superheroes wear blue

Will we see you in store this weekend?

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Rebuild Restore Renew

We've been serving the Australian community for over 160 years, always here to give a hand up, not a hand out.

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'Little Builders' is an event we run as part of our Ability Links program - a free service that supports people living with a disability, their families and carers to live the life they want.

Last year, students from around Sydney's suburbs came together to learn about Lego Play Therapy.

After the success of the day, where otherwise socially isolated kids were included in play and social...
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Everyone, say hello to John

He's a member of our North Beach Conference in Western Australia, where he serves the local community with grace and dedication.

He told us his favourite thing about volunteering at Vinnies is helping people needing a hand up to survive the difficult times in their lives. He helps provide food, clothing and financial assistance, as well as being a friendly face...
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To each and every one of our Vinnies Heroes, Thank you for the countless hours of good you contribute to our society every day.

Help us change lives. Volunteer today so you can #GiveHappyLiveHapppy: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Did you know Vinnies has a music group called the Rendu Rhythms?

It's made up of passionate volunteers like Audrey, who want to use their talents to bring joy to people going through hard times.

Every month the Rendu Rhythms perform for the people we help through our Family Care and Support Centre in Campbelltown, NSW.

Audrey told us "I've always had empathy for helping people who are...
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Congratulations to our #VinniesHero of the month, Lucas, who has recently been awarded both the Sydney South Volunteer of the Year and Student of the Year awards by The Centre for Volunteering!

In between juggling his Year 11 studies and school commitments as Vice Captain of St Mary's Cathedral College, Sydney, Lucas volunteers at our Matthew Talbot Hostel every Monday and Friday. He helps...
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John is a hero to his daughter.

Because of people like you, he is able to make his resolution a reality.

Please make a kind gift today and become a Vinnies hero: [ Bit.ly Link ]
It's easy to forget the little things in life. But today we're grateful for the SUN and all the brightness and life it brings to us ☀

What are you thankful for?

#VinniesGratitude
Happiness is always just another bargain away!

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