Reality on the Ground

Reality on the Ground

“I’ve been thinking how there are two sides to the pandemic,” says Rosanna Barbero, CEO for the Addison Road Community Organisation in Marrickville. “I know everyone is really scared this time. I’m actually a bit nervous, too. This bloody Delta strain is so...
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....
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...
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