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2018 Canberra Citizen of the Year!

8 March 2018

Congratulations to Diane Bray Kargas, Chairperson of Hands Across Canberra who was awarded 2018 Canberra Citizen of the Year today!

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Safe Shelter for homeless men expands for Winter 2018

1 March 2018

Safe Shelter ACT is getting ready for Winter 2018, when it will be operating 7 nights each week, so it needs more volunteers to run its overnight shelters. Safe Shelter provides basic emergency shelter for homeless men in winter – no meals, just hot drinks and somewhere safe to sleep out of the cold.

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Jordan Rapana shows us how easy it is to help Canberrans in need

21 February 2018

Jordan is leading by example, demonstrating the new way to donate a little differently by getting involved in Canberra’s Biggest Garage Sale.

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Impact Report 2017 released

Prime Minister opens the Lodge for Hands Across Canberra's educational children's event

30 October 2017

Prime Minister opens the Lodge for Hands Across Canberra's educational children's event

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Boundless Canberra building an all abilities slide module and sensory garden

20 October 2017

In partnership with the NCA, Boundless Canberra is building an all abilities slide module and sensory garden at their Kings Park site.

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9NEWS Canberra - Hands Across Canberra - Grant Awards

Hands Across Canberra gives almost $200,000 to local charities

18 July 2017

Today, Hands Across Canberra provided $197,497 to local charities...

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Canberra to Humpty Doo

17 March 2017

Hands Across Canberra is thrilled to support Andrew Kerec on his incredible 5450km mountain bike ride from Canberra to Humpty Doo, Darwin.

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Nominations are open for 2017 Volunteering Awards