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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50 years of Project Compassion

In 2016, we celebrate 50 years since the first national appeal was held in Lent of 1965. The appeal raised the equivalent of $90,000 towards community 'self-help' projects in countries like Papua New Guinea, Vietnam and Malaysia.

Take a trip down memory lane


Thank you for your support in 2015

In Lent 2015, our incredibly generous supporters raised a record-breaking $11.57 million for Project Compassion! We look forward to another year of raising funds and awareness in support of the world's poor in Lent 2016.

Tally coming in Feb 2016
fundraising tally
As of 16 MAY

Your support will
bring lasting change to
vulnerable communities
around the world.

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