Project Compassion

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Project Compassion

Caritas Australia’s annual Lenten fundraising and awareness-raising appeal brings thousands of Australians together in solidarity with the world's poor to help end poverty, promote justice and uphold dignity.

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Thank you!

Our incredibly generous supporters raised a record-breaking $11.57 million for Project Compassion 2015!

Last year we raised nearly $11 million
fundraising tally
At 30 June

Thank you for
making this a record
Project Compassion!

A few of our favourite stories from Project Compassion 2015

Living in solidarity with the poor

“From the start of Ash Wednesday I started to live below the poverty line.” Leo Taylor is an inspiring young man who is in Year 8 at school and lives in Port Pirie, SA. For the whole duration of Lent, Leo spent only $10 a week on food and drink, in order to experience just a little bit of what it would be like to live in poverty.

Compassion in action

Shelby, a Year 3 student from Queensland, decided she wanted to help communities around the world who live in poverty and injustice. She set herself the goal of raising $250 for Food for Life, our 2015 Project Compassion campaign.

From little things big things grow

Energy and compassion at St. Munchin’s Catholic Primary School, WA, has made a real difference to people all over the world.

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