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#BalanceforBetter – International Women’s Day 2019

March 8, 2019 Today is International Women’s Day.   The theme this year is #BalanceforBetter: better the gender balance, better the world. We strive for the balance of...

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Volunteer Opportunity: Become a Community Grants Review Panellist

February 22, 2019 As part of our ongoing commitment to transparency, accountability and community involvement, the Give Where You Live Foundation invites all community members, from all...

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Providing healthy meals for those in need

February 20, 2019 Did you know that in the Geelong region an estimated 717,883 meals are provided annually by the food assistance system, supporting those who are...

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Combating Social Exclusion Through Arts-based Community Programs

February 20, 2019 Studies have shown that one in five Australians are living with a disability. Unfortunately, these people are exceedingly vulnerable to suffering the effects of...

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Becoming school ready

February 14, 2019 Studies have shown that children who do not develop the basic foundations of education from an early age are less likely to reach their...

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Providing opportunities to succeed

February 14, 2019 The Smith Family’s Let’s Read initiative is an evidence-based literacy program designed to encourage parents to read with children. The program is based on...

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Empowering young people to gain employment

February 14, 2019 In December seven students graduated with their Certificate in Engineering offered by Northern Futures based in the northern suburbs. Three of the seven graduates...

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Supporting employment pathways for all

February 14, 2019 Step into Dal Café and Catering any lunchtime of the week and it’s clear to see that amongst Geelong locals, this is a popular...

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Will I be the lucky one?

January 29, 2019 How can I cope with these overwhelming feelings and find the strength I need to help myself and my family with this challenge of...

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Clean – after a decade of substance abuse

December 21, 2018 Today, at 23 years of age, Caitlyn will be clean of all substances after almost a decade of addiction. Over the past year, Caitlyn...

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