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Hands Across Canberra encourages Canberrans to spring into action this October

19 September 2018

The warmer weather is always a welcomed pleasure as Spring rolls around. It’s a time to open our windows to the fresh air and now we can also open our hearts.

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Are you passionate about Canberra? We are a diverse and inclusive city.

FYI with FIA: Vital Information for Fundraisers

12 September 2018

What is the future for Australia’s $12.5 billion dollar fundraising sector and what you need to know to be a successful professional fundraiser?

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Safe Shelter's capacity stretched in August

5 September 2018

Safe Shelter ACT's capacity was stretched during August, with 190 homeless men as guests over the 31 days. On many nights the “duty” shelter was full to normal capacity (8 guests) and on several nights an additional guest was admitted. No one had to be turned away in August.

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Canberra City Care officially opened their new Harvest Kitchen.

31 August 2018

Canberra City Care officially opened their new Harvest Kitchen.

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Grant Workshop

23 August 2018

The ACT Government is investing $5 million as seed funding to kick-start a long term commitment to our local charities and community sector to support their incredible work and also explore innovative solutions to meeting community needs.

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Annual Fundraising Luncheon

23 August 2018

Our annual fundraising luncheon is coming up soon on Friday 26 October.

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Resources launched today for leaders of social change

10 August 2018

The ACT Council of Social Service (ACTCOSS) with the support of Hands Across Canberra have launched the Leading Social Change digital hub on 10 August 2018. Leading Social Change aims to develop the capability of new and existing members of governing bodies of community organisations in the ACT.

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Local café generously donates $5,000 to Hands Across Canberra to assist homeless people in Canberra.

27 July 2018

Local café generously donates $5,000 to Hands Across Canberra to assist homeless people in Canberra.

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Hands Across Canberra receives government grant to establish a perpetual fund for Canberra’s most vulnerable people.

3 July 2018

The ACT Chief Minister, Andrew Barr today announced the ACT Government will commit $5 million to create a new philanthropic fund in Canberra.

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