Editor's Special

Fundraising For Cancer Research

Uniting East Burwood supports cancer research events several times each year. Coming up this month – ~ PINK RIBBON BREAKFAST at the Centre – Monday OCTOBER 26th from 9am (rsvp 9803 3400). ~ BARK FOR LIFE RELAY at Jells Park, Wheelers HIll – Sunday October 29th 10am-2pm. To raise funds for Bark for Life, our PLG Positive Paws team will be walking their own Read More …

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Protecting the children

Childhood should be a happy time but for some children in our community this is not the case.  We all have a responsibility to ensure that each child is able to grow up feeling safe and secure.  At Uniting East Burwood we have the opportunity to work with those who need help, strengthening them to Read More …

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In 2015 Hon Fiona Richardson was the inspiring speaker at our Annual Presentation Evening.  That night for the first time she revealed her personal family story.  She has achieved so much to improve the lives of families and to make us all aware that violence must not be tolerated in our community. Uniting East Burwood Read More …

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Fundraising with Laylee

Our Positive Living Groups team up with their Positive Paws pal Laylee to support Bark For Life cancer fundraisers.  Co-Ordinator Denise (who lives with Laylee) recently won the draw for a $100 voucher, courtesy of Woolworths Wheelers Hill, to be donated to the cause. This year’s main event, Relay for Life, will take place on Read More …

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Newsletter – Winter 2017

In this issue, read about our newest program – KIDSPLAY – for children who need counselling, using toys instead of words.  We have joined 23 other agencies in adopting a new name, “Uniting East Burwood”.  St Tom’s Hope involves the community in donating food for emergency relief.  The stories of Forgotten Australians deserve to be Read More …

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It’s time for Reconciliation

27th May to 3rd June is National Reconciliation Week, a time to reflect on two significant anniversaries in Australia’s reconciliation journey – 50 years since the 1967 referendum and 25 years since the historic Mabo decision.  On 27 May 1967, Australians voted in favour of changes to the Australian Constitution which ensured Indigenous Australians were Read More …

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