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...
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...
Working Together on Hampers of Hope

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. The hampers will carry basics like rice and oil, but also special treats and extra from chocolates to moisturizer...