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Tag: Volunteering

Fifi’s paw-some future thanks to Guide Dogs NSW

Playful and cheeky pup Fifi is going to grow up and change a life.  That’s according to her raiser Elsie Kruberg, who is looking after the pooch until she is ready for guide...

Charity ‘wishes’ for more volunteers

Nothing compares to seeing a child’s face light up when they’ve been granted their greatest wish. That’s the driving force behind Make-A-Wish Australia volunteers Rachel Marshall and Carmen Buxton’s dedication to the cause. While...

Geraldine wins Hunter Volunteer of the Year

Centre for Hope Founder Geraldine Moran has again been recognised for her efforts in the local community. The 2016 Lake Macquarie Citizen of the Year is the latest recipient of The Centre...

Angel Gowns Australia needs more volunteers

Satin, silk, buttons, lace or tulle. Angel Gowns Australia volunteer Patricia Cameron says any type of wedding dress can help comfort parents who are dealing with grief. A mother herself, Ms Cameron, or...

Generous Bert calls it a day

Bert Caddies derives pure joy from giving to others, so much so the 97-year-old has made volunteering his full-time occupation of late. Last week, however, the Meals on Wheels volunteer gave up his...

Community invited to shape cultural and performing arts scene

Volunteers and experienced contractors have the opportunity to join the growing performing arts and cultural scene of Lake Macquarie. It comes as Lake Macquarie City Council is calling for expressions of interest...

New resource supports local organisations

If you’re looking to lend a hand across the Hunter, there’s a new app that’s suited to you. It’s called ‘Lean In Newy’ and it connects organisations that need support with people wanting to help, while providing added encouragement through $50,000 in vouchers...

Volunteer recognised for extraordinary effort

For Chrissy McGuiness, volunteering with Camp Quality is like being a kid again. The nurse always knew she wanted to do something with children, so, 14 years ago she leapt into action with...