Faces of Addi Road: Joe

Faces of Addi Road: Joe

Everybody talks about Joe. He’s been coming into Addi Road Food Pantry Marrickville every week for the last three months or more. Sometimes Joe comes in as often as three times in a single week. Each time, he unloads his car with boxes of food and donates it to...
Faces of Addi Road: Mary and Paul

Faces of Addi Road: Mary and Paul

  Mary and Paul are an important part of our frontline team, helping to run the Addison Road Community Organisation office and receiving visitors throughout the year. They work here as volunteers, giving their time and good humour freely to almost every occasion....
Faces of Addi Road: Estelle

Faces of Addi Road: Estelle

Estelle has been volunteering at Addi Road Food Pantry Marrickville for the last year. “It’s been fun,” she says. “The people are nice. There’s such a variety of people from all steps of life who volunteer here … we have students, a Qantas engineer … then there’s the...
Food Security, Social Justice and Donna Summer

Food Security, Social Justice and Donna Summer

Towards the end of 2020 our Food Pantry Manager, Damien Moore, reckoned he’d been working so hard the time had come to drag him away “in a straitjacket singing that Donna Summer song, ‘Enough is Enough (I can’t go on no more!)’. I mean, it has been a pretty...
Matthew’s Christmas Ecosystem

Matthew’s Christmas Ecosystem

Matthew starts making Christmas cards in November. He creates them by hand and sends them off to friends across the country and overseas. Heading into December he’s usually finished all of them. “I do it to make this time of year less lonely,” he says. But when he is...
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