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...
The Man With No Face

The Man With No Face

“What’s going on here?” a middle-aged man asks. He stands at the table set up by Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) outside Addi Road’s Food Pantry Marrickville. I tell him we are helping put together Christmas cards from people who are unemployed and...
Sending Out A Message

Sending Out A Message

The Australian Council of Social Service have come down to Addi Road today to set up a table outside our Food Pantry and encourage people to send a few Christmas cards to our politicians. It may not be a card they like to get. But every one them is certainly...
Faces of Addi Road: Paul

Faces of Addi Road: Paul

‘Ten minutes?! Can we make it five?” For such a languid seeming guy, Paul is sure not keen on wasting any time. He apologises and says they’ve just got their ticket to go shopping at Addi Road Food Pantry Marrickville. Social distancing and health regs means the...
Faces of Addi Road: Kevin

Faces of Addi Road: Kevin

In the middle of taking Kevin’s photo, I step backwards and trip over a dog bowl filled with water. I say “Jesus!” Kevin laughs and says, “See, you’re on the right track already.” Kevin is in the Salvos. He does what he says is called “their hotel ministry”. “All the...
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