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Loneliness the forgotten side of poverty: Vinnies

Recent reports that the number of rough sleepers in Adelaide’s CBD has risen by almost 60 per cent – from 143 to 227 people in just 12 months – came as no surprise to frontline welfare agencies such as the St Vincent de Paul Society (Vinnies).

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Lightening the load for those in need

A group of Rostrevor College students is urging local families to clear out their summer wardrobes to help ‘lighten the load’ for disadvantaged South Australians.


Supporting the vulnerable

In its 10th anniversary year, preparations for the annual Vinnies CEO Sleepout, to be held on Thursday June 20, are well underway.


Claire makes history as new Vinnies president

She’s the youngest, the first woman and first South Australian to fill the role of national president of the St Vincent de Paul Society, but Claire Victory is not fazed by what lies ahead to address some of the challenges facing the organisation.


Faith in action

Students at St Patrick’s Technical College are living out their faith through action by providing a free barbecue lunch for people in need.