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Learn how to make a difference at the 2023 Volunteer Expo

Find out how you can join more than 240,000 people in the Hunter who make a difference in our community at this year's Volunteer Expo.

Cost of living tough but we’re still giving, says Red Cross

Despite the cost-of-living pressures, people are still thinking of ways to connect with others this year, says Australian Red Cross.

Digital mentor volunteers needed to connect Lake Mac

“Do it, if you can spare the time.” That’s the message from Lake Macquarie volunteer Chrissy Phoong who is donating her time to help others who are struggling with technology. Ms Phoong is one...

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...
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