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Armidale Store Renovation Update!

Armidale Store Renovation Update!
Work has begun at our Armidale retail space, and we are excited to be able to show you the finished product soon! The refurbishment will see the floor space at Rusden St increase by 250%, making us the largest Charity shop in Armidale. This also means we will be able to offer a greater range of products for our customers, including clothing, toys, ...
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New Conference Building and Shop expansion for Quirindi Vinnies

Monday 20th of June 2016 marked the start of construction of a new Conference building in Quirindi, as well as a refurbishment and expansion to the current shop on Church Avenue. The Society's members are volunteers, and usually meet weekly or fortnightly to provide support and a 'hand up' to those inneed in what is termed a 'Co...
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Vinnies Winter Appeal

Vinnies Winter Appeal
Women in Australia are experiencing homelessness at rates more than double those of women in the UK, St Vincent de Paul Society NSW President Denis Walsh announced as he launched the 2016 Winter Appeal. Mr Walsh said the statistics were shocking and that the St Vincent de Paul Society was working hard to meet the demand from women and children for ...
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GET GRANDMOTHERS OFF THE STREETS

GET GRANDMOTHERS OFF THE STREETS
The slippery slope between our shortage of affordable housing and homelessness is a short, steep one. It doesn't take much of a shove to send people sliding into the ranks of our 105,000-plus homeless Australians.Women and girls make up 59 per cent of people turning to homelessness services. And the fastest growing cohort experiencing homelessness ...
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CEO Sleepout

CEO Sleepout
Homelessness: Rethink. Relate. Respond.In 2006 a small group of business leaders assembled in Sydney for the first Vinnies CEO Sleepout. They rallied to raise funds while getting a glimpse of what it might be like to have no bed to sleep in. Since then over 5,000 business and community leaders have taken part in what has become an iconic national e...
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Coles Support local Vinnies

Coles Support local Vinnies

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Volunteer with Vinnies

Volunteer with Vinnies
By volunteering, you can be sure you're making a difference for those in need. For some Vinnies volunteers, this is a chance to give something back to the community, to use their skills and experience to make a difference in the lives of people who need assistance the most. For others, it is a chance to develop new skills and experience in a suppor...
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Quirindi Shop and Conference Center

Quirindi Shop and Conference Center
the Vinnies Quirindi Store is up for major refurbishment shortly, in addition the centre will also see a new building on the adjacent site with the creation of an all new Conference Centre and car parking space. The new build and refurbishment are currently in the planning and design phase and expect to move to a build in the next few months. This ...
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Armidale Shop - Refurbishment

Armidale Shop - Refurbishment
From the middle of May 2016 the Armidale Vinnies Shop in Rusden Street will be temporarily relocated to the Vinnies Superstore on Bundarra Road. The move comes as a much needed refurbishment of the shop gets under way. The Refurbishment will see the shop expand to almost two and half times its current retail floor space. The Bundarra...
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