Recent News

Read the latest news from Addison Road Community Centre.

Recent

News

Read the latest news from Addison Road Community Centre.

February 3, 2021 / featured, Food Rescue

Faces of Addi Road: Mary and Paul

"Working here ... you see a lot of people giving. It affects me a lot because it really does fill my heart with happiness to be in the middle of it all, helping out with everyone else." – Mary
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February 1, 2021 / featured, Food Rescue

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 ... "
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January 28, 2021 / featured

Poetry in the Streets

Sara M. Saleh is the very recent winner of the prestigious 2021 Peter Porter Poetry Prize. She supports our new #RACISMNOTWELCOME street sign campaign and relates it to her life and poetry.
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January 28, 2021 / featured

#RACISMNOTWELCOME street signs to be erected across Sydney’s Inner West

A bold new anti-racist campaign devised by the Inner West Multicultural Network in partnership with Addison Road Community Organisation.
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January 21, 2021 / featured, Food Rescue

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 full-on year.”
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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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