On the Corner

On the Corner

Mostafa Azimitabar, Craig Foster and Rosanna Barbero are taking a break at Koshari Korner, right beside the Addi Road Food Relief Hub in Marrickville.Moz has spent years in PNG sweating like a dog in the humid heat, told he is not wanted here. Craig has captained...
Politics and Poverty

Politics and Poverty

Jenny Leong is down in Marrickville packing hampers at Addi Road Food Relief Hub. Only a hundred more to go from the volunteer team she has joined and they can get another pallet of food out the door. Vans and cars are waiting outside to take the hampers all over the...
Power to the People

Power to the People

“The inner west is the boarding house capital of Australia.”So says Liz Yeo, CEO of Newtown Neighbourhood Centre. She’s down in Marrickville to pick up hampers from our Food Relief Hub. Soon enough a conversation between Yeo and Addi Road CEO Rosanna Barbero sparks...
Grains of Rice

Grains of Rice

Addi Road Food Relief Hub is in full swing. Up on what used to be the stage of our now converted Gumbramorra Hall, a group of people are scooping rice into 600gm bags.   The woman who seems to be in charge of the rice brigade calls out, “We just hit 500!”   “Only...
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...