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Gift of warmth

Thursday, 14th June, 2012

Vice-president of the St Vincent de Paul regional council Daryl Winkley and Lions president Trevor Odgers with the winter warmers. Vice-president of the St Vincent de Paul regional council Daryl Winkley and Lions president Trevor Odgers with the winter warmers.

By Kurtis Eichler

The Lions Club is making winter a little more bearable for those doing it tough.

The service club has used proceeds from their Christmas car raffle to buy $1000 worth of blankets and pillows for St Vincent de Paul to hand out to their clients as part of its Winter Appeal.

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Lifeline could do with a little help

Saturday, 9th June, 2012

Lifeline volunteer Anthony Sammut meets the service’s Centre Development Advisor Amanda Wheeler at the Lifeline shop. Lifeline volunteer Anthony Sammut meets the service’s Centre Development Advisor Amanda Wheeler at the Lifeline shop.

By Kurtis Eichler

Lifeline would like everyone to do a bit more to help in these uncertain financial times, according to a visiting boss for the support service.

With living costs continuing to rise, Lifeline Australia's Centre Development Advisor, Amanda Wheeler, said increasing pressure on those struggling to make ends meet was a continuing challenge.

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