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New Church Street Hub to become a melting pot of cultures

March 17, 2021 Elizabeth Snedden

There was a buzz of excitement in the air at Church Street, Mayfield, yesterday when women from all around the world gathered to make food together as part of Harmony Week celebrations.

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A recipe for success

December 03, 2020 Ashleigh Banks

Big things are on the horizon for CatholicCare’s Food Programs, who have recently partnered with St Pius X High School to secure the use of their commercial kitchen to cook meals for those in need.

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CatholicCare celebrate NAIDOC Week

November 13, 2020 Ashleigh Banks

CatholicCare held a NAIDOC Week Celebration Morning Tea to recognise the First Nations people that have occupied and cared for our continent for over 65,000 years.

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A community kitchen for all

September 22, 2020 Ashleigh Banks

In response to the growing need to support the vulnerable and disadvantaged, coupled with hardship resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Forster Tuncurry Community Kitchen launched in July 2020.

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Walk to stop the wild side

July 20, 2020 Brooke Robinson

Taree CatholicCare Area Manager Kathryn Kent wants us all to do a runner and take a stand against violence this August-September.

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Rugby helped me to belong

July 13, 2020 Todd Dagwell

By her own admission Courtney Currie was “hard to handle” as a child but after taking up rugby union in high school the description now applies to the star player‘s on-field talents as she works towards a coveted Australian jersey.

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Recognition and support required

July 07, 2020 Gary Christensen

The disproportionate incarceration rates of Indigenous people in Australia is an issue that cannot be understated.

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CatholicCare’s Winter Appeal 2020

June 26, 2020 Gary Christensen

This year, the most vulnerable people across the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle are struggling more than ever. The onset of winter, coupled with the impact that COVID-19 has had on people’s lives including record high unemployment rates means people need help and they need it now.