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First Anniversary Lunch a success!

11 December 2011

The Hands Across Canberra initiative celebrated its first year at a lunch on Tuesday 29 November addressed by the ACT Chief Minister, Ms Katy Gallagher and Dr David Kennedy from The Atlantic Philanthropies.

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Hands Across Canberra making a difference to children at risk

7 November 2011

Hands Across Canberra Foundation today presented the Child at Risk Health Unit with a $50,000 cheque to improve its services to vulnerable children.

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Hands Across Canberra 2011 Lunch Event

3 November 2011

Come along to the Hands Across Canberra Lunch on 29 November to hear Dr David Kennedy of The Atlantic Philanthropies. Event sold out!

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ACT Volunteer Statement

24 August 2011

The ACT Government is preparing a set of principles – a Volunteer Statement – to recognise and support volunteers and to guide its understanding of volunteering in the ACT into the future.

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GFC impact on giving

1 July 2011

Hands Across Canberra welcomes the latest report into tax-deductible donations made by Australians to community organisations.

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Canberra Conversation with HAC Board Member: Diane Kargas

27 April 2011

This week, our Board Member, Diane Kargas featured on Canberra Conversations with Alex Sloan of 666 Mornings. LISTEN

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Hands Across Canberra Launch a Success

24 November 2010

The concept of telling Canberrans that there is need, that they are already generous and that an entirely new approach is possible is a complex story, and one which can be lost in translation if not told well. The launch of Hands Across Canberra on Tuesday, 23 November 2010 at Exhibition Park in Canberra (EPIC) was very successful.

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Minister launches Hands Across Canberra Foundation and web portal

23 November 2010

Deputy Chief Minister, Katy Gallagher MLA, today launched a new foundation and website aimed at assisting Canberra'a vulnerable and in need.

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Hands Across Canberra Spokesperson Amy Banson

23 November 2010

"Hands Across Canberra provides an opportunity for all who care about Canberra’s future to get involved in creating lasting change for our community", said spokesperson Ms Amy Banson

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