Monthly Archive: May 2020

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Homelessness centre set to reopen

(Left to right) Tony McManus (Geelong Community Foundation Development Manager), Lisa Carberry (Lazarus Centre), Gail Rodgers (Geelong Community Foundation CEO), Don Winterton (Lazarus Centre Community Operations Manager), Wendy (Volunteer), Michael Nolan (Founder/Board Member) A local homelessness centre that has been shut for the last 6 weeks, is set to reopen its doors with the help...

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Emergency food supplies guaranteed to keep coming to Geelong

Crucial supplies from around Geelong and Melbourne to local food banks will continue, thanks to an emergency grant for a new food delivery van organised by the Geelong Community Foundation. Marcus Godinho the CEO of FareShare said “Without this support, we’d struggle to collect the abundance of meat, vegetables and donations of other ingredients from...

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Geelong Mums on Track!

Geelong Mums will be able to continue their work following an urgent grant of $40,000 made by the Geelong Community Foundation. Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the local charity that supports families in need, had experienced two of their busiest months ever, without their volunteers and their usual supply of donated goods from the community....

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