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yesterday at 10:50. Facebook
Well, ain't that the truth!

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Well aint that the truth 

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Vinnies Australia
Vinnies Australia
04/24/2017 at 21:33. Facebook
Today we pause. Not to celebrate or glorify war, but rather to remember those who have served our country during conflict and crisis and who embody the human spirit.

We remember those who paid the ultimate sacrifice so that we can live in peace.

We remember those family members of the fallen whose grief and sense of loss can never be eased.

We remember those who continue to suffer through...
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Today we pause Not to celebrate or glorify war but rather to
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Frances Hall
Vinnies Australia
Vinnies Australia
04/23/2017 at 02:07. Facebook
What does courage mean to you?

To us, courage means giving hope for the future

We're devoted to being courageous in our charity, living out actions that help build a more just and compassionate society.

Get to know our six other #VinniesValues: [ Bit.ly Link ]
What does courage mean to you To us courage means giving hope
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Cas Allen
Maureen Grantham
Vinnies Australia
Vinnies Australia
04/20/2017 at 09:54. Facebook
These young volunteers and staff from Queensland are our very own three musketeers!

Morgan, on the right, believes Vinnies is a network of people of all different interests that complement each other and come together in a big circle of charity.

"It doesn't matter what your background or personality is, it’s a safe place for everyone – everybody has a place here.”

Our volunteers like...
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These young volunteers and staff from Queensland are our very own three musketeers
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Pat Reading
John Christopher Durney
We're all guilty of keeping old or obsolete clothes in the back of our wardrobe. One study suggests most of us have over 100 items that are never pulled out to see the light of day!

But your pre-loved items could be helping support Australians who are in need of a hand up.

This week, can you set aside 30 minutes to go through your wardrobe and find some quality items that could be given a...
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Were all guilty of keeping old or obsolete clothes in the back
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Frances Grey
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Jeremy came to Australia from New Zealand looking for work. After hitting hard times, he resorted to drugs and then battled serious mental health issues and homelessness. After 10 years of living without a home - finding shelter at refuges, at friends’ places, and even on the streets - Jeremy finally discovered the Vinnies Matthew Talbot Hostel in Sydney, and things started turning around....
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Jeremy came to Australia from New Zealand looking for work After hitting
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Have a safe and happy Easter, everybunny!
Have a safe and happy Easter everybunny
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Len Payne
Lucy Schwartz
We're very excited about some Australia-first research currently happening at the The University of Queensland - UQ!

Researchers are helping us pioneer a study that provides an evidence base for our Vinnies good works.

Whilst we already have plenty of anecdotal evidence our services are effective, this research will help us understand which of our services are having the MOST impact by...
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Were very excited about some Australiafirst research currently happening at the The
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We will never stop in our mission to advocate for those whose voices are the most marginalised.

That's why advocacy is one of our #VinniesValues and core to everything we do

See what our guiding values are: [ Bit.ly Link ]
We will never stop in our mission to advocate for those whose
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Monica June Hill
Christine Crossley
How amazing does our friend Gwen look in this Vinnies op shop find! Found in one of our inner-Sydney stores, this dress used to be someone's uniform, but after two rounds of alterations, it's now a stylish number with serious vintage vibes.

Do you like revamping your Vinnies finds with a bit of DIY?!

: @GwenStellaMade
How amazing does our friend Gwen look in this Vinnies op shop
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Meet Kathy.

Residing in Melbourne, Kathy and is a proud mum to three beautiful girls - Shannon (15), Jaime (13), and Zoe (11).

After becoming paralysed without warning after a routine medical procedure two years ago, Kathy is facing an enormous personal challenge – finding the strength to walk again.

Watch her story and #WalkWithKathy today.

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Meet Kathy Residing in Melbourne Kathy and is a proud mum to
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You're never fully dressed without a smile

When you shop at Vinnies, your impact doesn't just stop when you leave the front door. Every purchase goes back into the local community by funding our life changing services, and helps Australians facing poverty and disadvantage.

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You're never fully dressed without a smile
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Brenda Elmes
Roza Brinkworth
Some inspiration for your Sunday
Some inspiration for your Sunday
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Marie Wood
Shirley Dutton
Samantha started life in Samoa as one of 10 children. A childhood filled with trauma – emotional, physical and sexual abuse, separation from her parents, and never having a home to call her own – set the pattern of vulnerability that followed her for many years.

After hearing of the death of her mother in Samoa, Samantha found herself in a downward spiral. Her partner was physically and...
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Samantha started life in Samoa as one of 10 children A childhood
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John Christopher Durney
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Australia must adopt an alternative approach to people fleeing persecution and war – an approach based on fairness, compassion and respect.

Join us to take part in the Palm Sunday Walk for Justice for Refugees - happening around Australia this weekend on Sunday 9th April. For a list of event details, click here.
Australia must adopt an alternative approach to people fleeing persecution and war

Walk for Justice for Refugees this Palm Sunday

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Julia Dallaston
Pat May
Depression affects people of all ages, from all walks of life, in all countries.

In Australia, there are over one million people suffering from depression.

It impacts on people’s ability to carry out even the simplest everyday tasks, often resulting in devastating consequences for relationships with family and friends, or the ability to fully participate in society or earn a living.

At...
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Depression affects people of all ages from all walks of life in all countries
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Leonie Romona Rodriguz
Frances Grey
Our fellow Australians are in crisis.

In the wake of Cyclone Debbie, communities in the Northern Rivers are experiencing the most catastrophic floodwaters since the 1970s.

Families and farmers have watched their homes, crops, and livelihoods disappear in front of them.

But their spirit cannot be broken. With your generous support we can start rebuilding their lives over these difficult...
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Our fellow Australians are in crisis In the wake of Cyclone Debbie

Donate to rebuild lives in the Northern Rivers

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Lesley Willing
Reena Eden
Recently, 9 News Melbourne showcased the life’s work of our longest serving Vinnies Soup Van volunteer in Victoria, Frank Mullins OAM.

He’s been volunteering for over 40 years, providing a friendly smile, hand in friendship, and hearty soup to people in need on Melbourne’s inner city streets.

In the lead up to our 2017 Vinnies CEO Sleepout, we encourage you to pause and appreciate how the...
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Karri Bunter
Cherie Reardon
Tammy Washington
Homelessness is an experience, but it's not an identity.

We're committed to increasing the support services which are available for young people going through tough times. That needs to start with breaking the stigma associated with homelessness, and pledging to help the 26,000 young Aussies who don't have a home.

With your help, we can help young people get back on their feet to live safe...
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Homelessness is an experience but it's not an identity
Carol Rice
Brian Hart
Cherylee Cook
Here's to inspiring the bright young minds of our future, and nurturing their passion and strengths.

At Vinnies, we do a lot of work with children - especially those young people who have faced challenges or disadvantage from a very young age.

Learn more about how we're supporting the next generation: [ Bit.ly Link ]

#NationalYouthWeek #NYW2017
Heres to inspiring the bright young minds of our future and nurturing
Gay Graham