The Soft Machine

The Soft Machine

Thursday morning at Addi Road’s #HampersofHope and our packing logistics and volunteer numbers have been affected by concerns around rising covid infections in Sydney in the wake of OMICRON. Bondi Sunset Music set up a bluesy jazzy groove with Craig Foster guesting on...
Step Into Christmas

Step Into Christmas

It’s on again, #HampersofHope 2021. Craig Foster has his playlist cranking through the PA system in Gumbramorra Hall… lots of seasonal hits from Maria Carey to Bing Crosby, and right now a double whammy from Ella Fitzgerald singing ‘Sleigh Ride’ followed by Elton John...
Kicking Off

Kicking Off

Brett Kirk of the Sydney Swans swung by Addi Road today with a special delivery for us. 2,000 Swans caps to go with our #HampersofHope for Christmas!!!We plan to pack and send out at least 1,000 special gift hampers over the next week, starting this Monday 13 December...
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...