Refugee Week Food Drive for the House of Welcome
This week is UN Refugee Week. Jae Ann Maher, a case worker from the House of Welcome in South Granville, addressed the students at Assembly on Monday outlining the need for food and toiletries to assist newly arrived refuges who presently have little or no income.
The House of Welcome’s vision is for a society in which there is full recognition of the dignity, equality, human rights and humanity of all people living in the community no matter their age, gender, sexuality, nationality or religious affiliation, and no matter how they came to be in Australia.
They campaign with other asylum seeker organisations across Australia for the right to work for all asylum seekers, for an end to mandatory detention and for a nation of welcome and justice for all.
Year 8 will be running the food and toiletry drive in the last weeks of school. Students will hear more about the details of this during Form Time, Year Meetings and Chapel Services. We thank you in advance for your generous and kind support of this initiative.
Year 8 &
Marg Nilon Social Justice Co-ordinator
Colours for Cambodia
Location: Cooper Park
Date/Time: July 28 10.30am to 12.00pm
This is a charity initiative of the Cambodian House Building Team 2019. The aim is to raise funds for local needs within the villages where the SCEGGS team will be working. We are accepting donations to come and join in a 3.5km walk or run around a circuit with five colour dye stations.
There will be a cake stall and coffee van at the start/finish line.
The Cambodian House Building Team 2019 would really appreciate your support and involvement in this great cause. It is fun for all the family, so we hope to see you all there.