Recent News

Read the latest news from Addison Road Community Centre.



Read the latest news from Addison Road Community Centre.

December 24, 2020 / featured, Food Rescue

Matthew’s Christmas Ecosystem

"There is more to it than the hampers. We’re helping people, and we’re helping one another. We’re bringing people together. Helping people has different meanings to different people,” Matthew says sagely. “It helped me just to be here.”
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December 22, 2020 / featured, Food Rescue

Not Forgotten – Addi Road’s Hampers of Hope and Mobilising for Mogo

“The hardest part is that the majority of people are still learning how to ask for help. Even after all this time it does not come naturally to them.” – Sallianne McClelland, Mobilising for Mogo, #Hampers of Hope at Addi Road.
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December 16, 2020 / featured, Food Rescue

Red Frogs pick up Hampers of Hope

Red Frogs have come in to pick up some of Addi Road’s ‘Hampers of Hope’. As Justin explains, they basically...
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December 12, 2020 / featured, Food Rescue

Working Together on Hampers of Hope

The best gifts often have a story behind them. This coming week at Addi Road we will be putting together 1000 ‘Hampers of Hope’ for the holiday season...
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December 5, 2020 / featured, Food Rescue

Raising Voices

"I do associate art with politics. I do sing political songs; but not pamphlet songs. I try to raise awareness of issues. I try to arouse critical thinking. I try to promote all the voices that are suppressed or that are not given an outlet.” - Justo Diaz
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December 2, 2020 / featured, Food Rescue

The Man With No Face

“If I weren’t in community housing I’d be out in the streets. If I could not get good food at the prices I can here at the Food Pantry I’d starve. I’m separated, but I still have to look after the kids. They come stay with me. How can you sit at a table with your kids and have them say ‘I’d like something to eat’, and you can’t provide it? I’m eating now because of this place. I’m feeding my kids a decent a meal."
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November 27, 2020 / featured, Food Rescue

A Month of Waste-Free Meals

Celia shops very regularly at Addi Road Food Pantry Marrickville. She recently shared her recipes for a month of beautiful meals created from the rescued food she bought here.
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November 26, 2020 / featured

Sonic Truth – Addi Road opens the vault and releases a music festival

Open the Vaults is the first music event of its kind in Sydney after a very hard year when so much has shut down and the arts and entertainment industries have been in crisis. It's a calling-together of musical tribes and a celebration of community.
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November 19, 2020 / featured

Sending Out A Message

The Australian Council of Social Service have come down to Addi Road today to set up a table outside our Food Pantry and encourage people to send a few Christmas cards to our politicians. It may not be a card they like to get. But every one them is certainly heartfelt, handwritten and true to the experience of everyday Australians dealing with unemployment, poverty and life on the proverbial breadline.
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November 17, 2020 / featured, Food Rescue

Come Together

“It’s really inspiring to come here to Addi Road and feel there is so much hope in the community." - Mo Bloomfield, Yudi Gunyi School
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