Week Long Activities
New South Wales
Zululand Hospice Fundraiser, 8.00pm, 9 October, North Bondi RSL
Live music including Jive Kayana. Zululand Hospice in South Africa provides home-based care, counselling and other community programs for people living with HIV/AIDS. Tickets through Fish Record's Bondi Junction and King Street locations for $20 plus booking fee – or at the venue door for $25. All proceeds will go to the hospice.
For more information, contact Molly on 0423 138 654.
Parramatta and Holroyd Anti-Poverty Week Awareness and Information Stall, 10am – 4pm, 16 October
Poverty information and resources provided by the Parramatta and Holroyd Interagency Anti-Poverty Week Working Party [Guilford Festival, Guilford Rd (opposite the train station)]
For more information contact Claire Edmonds, firstname.lastname@example.org
Community Leaders Challenge
A fundraising activity to raise awareness about poverty and how people get by with limited resources. During Anti-Poverty Week, participants, including some high-profile members of the community, will be challenged to wear a pedometer to measure how many steps they take during the week. Participants will be sponsored, and money raised will go towards a new micro-finance, interest-free loans scheme.
Mid North Primary Health Care / UnitingCare Wesley Port Pirie
To find out more, contact Andrew Cockington, 08 8633 8641
Anti-Poverty Display at Noarlunga Library
Held all week, for more information contact Offenders Aid and Rehabilitation Services of South Australia, 08 82100828
Week-long poverty Display at the Burnside Library
Held all week, for more information contact Peter Daughtry, Unitarian Church, 08 8331 9492.
University of South Australia Students Association
Anti-Poverty Week 25-29 October – POVERTY AFFECTS US ALL
Anti-Poverty Week activities will take place at the City West, City East, Whyalla, Underdale and Magill campuses. The focus of the Week will be around the 'Baked Bean Can Mural Wall', with guest speakers, welfare rights seminars and a BBQ on each campus.
For more information contact Melanie Curtiss on 0418 811 679 email@example.com
Poverty Display at Marion Centrelink
For more information contact Sue Heathcote at UnitingCare Wesley Adelaide, 08 8202 5182
Did you know … 50c will put an apple in a hungry kid's lunchbox?
Information and awareness about poverty – keep an eye out for the blue and white Colony 47 tubs in a pub near you. Any funds raised will go towards Community Central, a drop-in centre that supports people experiencing mental health issues.
To find out more, contact Susan Bailey, Colony 47, 03 6231 4359, or firstname.lastname@example.org
MPs working for a day in emergency relief centres
During Anti-Poverty Week, several MPs have accepted the invitation to work in one of The Salvation Army's emergency centres.
For more information contact Rhonda McIntyre, Salvation Army, 03 6278 7184