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Clothing kids for free thanks to God’s Closet

If raising a child is indeed the role of a village, then God’s Closet is hoping to man the wardrobe at its core. Based in Charlestown, the group that collects and distributes children’s clothes...

Salvos need doorknockers for Red Shield Appeal

For almost six decades they’ve been helping our most vulnerable, now The Salvation Army is urging the community to help them. Set to host its annual Red Shield Appeal on May 29 and...

Thanks bunny much Newcastle mummas

It took six volunteers four weeks to collect, two days to assemble, and three hours to deliver more than 200 Easter baskets that will bring immeasurable smiles to some of Newcastle’s most...

Team Tylah take on challenge to aid Cystic Fibrosis

One Hunter family has taken on a massive challenge to help raise funds for charity.   Nelson Bay local Verity Chappell, alongside a team of family and friends, set off on a gruelling 65-kilometre walk in the early hours of Saturday morning (20 February)...

Warm Blankets is sewing up the winter woes

With less than four months until winter, Sue Bardsley and Tonee Holley Knowles know that now is the time to get sewing. As founders of the not-for-profit charity ‘Warm Blankets for Everyone’, the...

Tests shine a spotlight on rural men’s health

A local charity is hoping to make a difference in the fight against preventable diseases.  Starting February 4, the Men’s Health Education Rotary Van (MHERV) will begin its tour of rural NSW, to...

Zara’s House builds a brighter future for refugees

A Hunter charity has helped five refugees call Newcastle home. Zara’s House is a place of welcome for female immigrants and their children, providing programs to support their integration into Australian society. The Jesmond-based...

Starlight Children’s Foundation dives into challenge

The Starlight Children’s Foundation is calling on Novocastrians to dive into its latest initiative and make a splash for sick kids.   A Super Swim will challenge individuals to swim at a location...
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