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October 2019

Brimbank City Council Food Drive

October 3, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Free

Brimbank City Council is calling on the community to support people in need by donating non-perishable food items as part of Anti-Poverty Week, Sunday 13 October to Saturday 19 October 2019. The food items will be collected and distributed through Lentara Uniting Care – Sunshine Mission and Tin Shed’s Food Relief Service in St Albans. Anti-Poverty Week is a national campaign that aims to strengthen our understanding of the causes and impacts of poverty and hardship around the world and…

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Project Karma: Aware, Inspire & Change

October 12, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Waterman Caribbean, 44 Lakeview Drive
Scoresby, Vic 3179 Australia
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To support Anti-Poverty Week 2019, Serenity Life Balance is proudly hosting an event raising the global poverty issues surrounding child sexual exploitation in South East Asia & Australia. We cordially invite you to join us in this opportunity to learn about international poverty issues by Project Karma, a registered Australian charity that saves children from sex exploitation and slavery, sharing information and networking. Light refreshments will be available. Keynote Speakers: - Ms Lucia Hou Ms Oceania 2018 2018 Woman of…

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Uniting Vic.Tas Melbourne Marathon Festival

October 13, 2019

Uniting Vic.Tas is bringing together a team to participate in this year’s Melbourne Marathon Festival. On Sunday 13 October, we’ll run or walk together to raise awareness of Anti-Poverty Week (13 - 20 October) and the Raise the Rate campaign. Raising the rate of Newstart, Youth Allowance and related payments by $75 per week would significantly reduce the poverty rate in Australia. By joining us in the 3km or 5km events, you’ll be doing your bit to help raise awareness…

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Brotherhood of St Laurence Melbourne Marathon

October 13, 2019 @ 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
MCG, Yarra Park
Melbourne, Australia
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$50

Provide more early education support to children in poverty by moving together this Anti-Poverty Week. The first few years of a child’s life are vital to shaping their future. If left behind in those critical years, they are likely to stay behind for the rest of their lives. We can make sure no child falls behind by moving together this Anti-Poverty Week. Let’s move together! Rally your colleagues, friends and family to run, walk, leap, wheel or sprint with us…

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Lunch for a Good Cause

October 13, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Gaylord Restaurant Melbourne, 33, Spencer Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$30 – $55

Hundred School Project Inc is hosting our annual fundraising event on 13 October 2019 from 12pm to 2pm at Gaylord Indian Restaurant at 33 Spencer Street, Melbourne. This lunch event includes delicious food (vegetarian and non-vegetarian), beverage and entertainment programs. Hundred School Project Inc. is a Melbourne-based ACNC registered charity organisation. Our charity work focuses on the anti-poverty program such as improving the learning experience of the school children in poverty-stricken regions of North India through manufacturing and donating study…

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Back on Track

October 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Good Shepherd St Albans, 354 Main Road West
St Albans, Victoria 3021 Australia
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Free

An Open Day event for the local community to discover the free financial services available in the City of Brimbank and surrounding areas. Take this opportunity to find out: - Where to get emergency relief support - How a financial counsellor can help you - Who can provide free legal services - Who can assist me with school costs - Can someone help me with budgeting All this information and more will be provided on the day by the local…

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Poverty, Vulnerability and a Focus on Children: Messages from the Margins

October 15, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Cardinal Knox Centre, 383 Albert Street
East Melbourne, Victoria 3002 Australia
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Free

A lunchtime conversation facilitated by Dr Nick Halfpenny from MacKillop Family Services

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