‘What Are You Doing Mother?’

‘What Are You Doing Mother?’

Two rather grand-looking women are sitting patiently on chairs outside the Addi Road Food Pantry in Marrickville. One has a floral shopping trolley; the other, a few carry bags at her feet overflowing with food. It’s impossible not to want to take a photo of...
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...
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...
Red Frogs pick up Hampers of Hope

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 do their best to “take care of drunk teenagers and youth at risk”. Red Frogs first made their presence felt at things like Schoolies on the Gold Coast. This was...
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