Come and be a part of our exciting new project “The Inconvenience Store” !
It’s a grocery store stocked with rescued food donated by people and shops in the local community. We have just opened and at present are serving the community four days a week Friday-Monday and need people power in the shop 10am – 4pm.
Please join us!
FWB meetings Monday 7pm, 562 High st, Thornbury @ Lentil as Anything Restaurant.
A Macquarie University economics study has found “volunteering has a clear and positive impact on how well people feel, particularly among those who are unhappy”.
“The paper sheds light on what aspects of volunteering – most notably, the social connection - make it most attractive for people, and concludes that policymakers can publicise the positive impacts on wellbeing to encourage volunteering, as well as design policies that make sure volunteering activities maintain the social aspects that make people happy.”
50,000 Australians and overseas volunteers have created the poppies that can be seen in Canberra in honour of Remembrance Day! Lest we forget.Since the 5000 Poppies Project began in 2013 nearly one million crocheted poppies have been created, by more than 50,000 volunteers in Australia and other countries. Today on Remembrance Day in Canberra the poppies can be seen outside Parliament House and the Australian War Memorial. Lest we forget. ... See MoreSee Less
Feedback is been gathered in the lead up to the next Federal Election. By completing this survey you will assist Volunteering Australia to identify key election issues and what the sector needs from our political leaders. Please take the time to provide your thoughts. ... See MoreSee Less