Faces of Addi Road: Estelle

Faces of Addi Road: Estelle

Estelle has been volunteering at Addi Road Food Pantry Marrickville for the last year. “It’s been fun,” she says. “The people are nice. There’s such a variety of people from all steps of life who volunteer here … we have students, a Qantas engineer … then there’s the...
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...
Making Hard Yards with the Swans

Making Hard Yards with the Swans

What does leadership mean anyway? It can rise up from the ground as much as something delivered from above. In the car park for the Addison Road Community Organisation two of the Sydney Swans finest, Nick Smith (left) and Kieren Jack, are standing around having a chat...
Life During Wartime

Life During Wartime

Melissa Holmes works for Stepping Out in Leichhardt. “It basically involves helping survivors of childhood sexual abuse to live in the community.” She’s come down to Addi Road’s Emergency Food Preparedness and Response Centre in Marrickville to pick up hampers being...
Addi Road’s Emergency Food Preparedness and Response Centre

Addi Road’s Emergency Food Preparedness and Response Centre

Addison Road Community Organisation in Marrickville is responding to the COVID-19 crisis by extending its food security program and Food Pantry with its new Emergency Food Preparedness and Response Centre. The Gumbramorra Hall, has been re-purposed as a production and...
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