The Volunteer Family

The Volunteer Family

It’s like family here, they say. That’s why Annerie, Kerrie and Robyn come and volunteer at the Addi Road Food Pantry every week. This sounds nice, of course. But why keep doing it at the height of another pandemic outbreak in Sydney?  Their answers get more...
‘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...
Addi Road Volunteers Acknowledged at Awards

Addi Road Volunteers Acknowledged at Awards

Addison Road Community Organisation is very happy to see our volunteers acknowledged this week at the Inner West Council’s 2021 Amy Large Volunteer Awards. The awards were conceived as one of the high points of National Volunteer Week, a time to reflect on how much...
Gang of Youths in Banana Smoothie Rampage!

Gang of Youths in Banana Smoothie Rampage!

  Emma, Sarah, Pokes, Will and Josh are down here again shopping at Addi Road Food Pantry Marrickville. Except for Sarah, who has come visiting her sister Emma, they all live in a big share-house in Newtown. “So we’re all practically family,” Josh says. The rest of...
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