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HAC grants to make a difference

23 November 2012

During the Hands Across Canberra Annual Lunch, sixlocal community organisations were presented with grants to assist them in building their capacity to help people in need in our community. 

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Dick Smith inspires Canberrans to make a difference

23 November 2012

The Hands Across Canberra initiative, dedicated to bringing about lasting changes in the lives of disadvantaged and vulnerable people in our region celebrated its second year at a lunch today addressed by the Chief Minister and Mr Dick Smith.

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Hands Across Canberra helps No Sweat Fashions to Sew & Grow!

26 September 2012

Hands Across Canberra Foundation is pleased to announce it has presented the Chief Executive Officer of No Sweat Fashions Limited, Ms Cindy Reese Mitchell, with a cheque for $5,000 towards building a more sustainable social enterprise venture. 

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Get your ticket now!

25 September 2012

Registration is now open for the 2012 Hands Across Canberra Annual Lunch on 22 November. Come along to hear what Australian entrepreneur and philanthropist Dick Smith has to say about how being more generous can change your community. 

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SAVE THE DATE! Hands Across Canberra Annual Lunch 22 November

7 September 2012

Lock this date in your diary now to join us at our annual event. Now in its third year, the Hands Across Canberra Lunch is a great, outcome-focused event on our community calendar.

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Hands Across Canberra makes lighter work for the Yellow Van

9 July 2012

Ms Diane Kargas AM and Peter Gordon, Board Members of the Hands Across Canberra Foundation, visited the Yellow Van’ HQ last month to inspect the commercial dishwasher that Hands Across Canberra provided $6,000 towards.“The Hands Across Canberra Foundation is very excited to make this contribution to such a crucial service in our region”, Ms Kargas said.

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Volunteering Video Competition - call for entries

9 July 2012

The Volunteering Video Competition for Young People invites young people to create a video that explores ways for young people to be involved in their community and captures the fun and benefits of volunteering. The competition is open until 5pm AEST Sunday 22 July 2012.

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SAVE THE DATE! 22 November

20 June 2012

Lock Thursday, 22 November in your diary to join us at the Annual Hands Across Canberra luncheon!

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Upcoming fundraising events - May 2012

2 May 2012

Support a local event or appeal

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FIA ACT Annual Volunteers' Thank You Luncheon � Thursday 17 May 2012

2 May 2012

Come and help celebrate the volunteers in your organisation and our community.

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