Other recent blog entries
15 Dec 2016 | Blog | Supporter action | Education
Instead of sitting and chatting during their lunchbreaks, students at Stella Maris Primary School in Victoria recently took turns on an exercise bike and rode over 500km to raise money for Caritas Australia.
Tags: fundraising, Supporter action, Social justice, education | No comments
20 Oct 2016 | Blog | Youth
One of our Global Justice Workshop participants, Echa Mbuto, recounts her experience at Caritas Australia.
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2 Mar 2015 | Blog | Supporter action
When Julia Fullard and fellow Year 6 student, Liam Collins, from Stella Maris Primary School in Victoria, were learning about Caritas Australia and Catholic Social Teaching, they wanted to help. On 3 December, 2014, they raised over $5000 by taking part in a Caritas Ks sponsored 10km walk. Julia wrote this blog for Caritas Australia.
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4 Jul 2014 | Blog | Supporter action
From Carlos and his mates kicking their makeshift football in the street, to the international and multi-million dollar industry of professional football, soccer is a game as diverse as the millions of people who enjoy it worldwide.
Tags: education, Social justice, Olympics, World Cup, Sports for Justice | No comments
11 Apr 2014 | Blog | Project Compassion
It’s school holiday time again! While all the kids celebrate, we’ve put together some suggestions for parents who are wondering how to keep kids entertained these few weeks. Here are a couple of school holiday activity ideas that will help your kids learn more about social justice issues and the Project Compassion stories in a fun and creative way.
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9 Apr 2014 | Blog | Project Compassion | Supporter action
We were delighted this year to hear that St Scholastica’s College had once again organised a Project Compassion song, taking a recent pop song and rewriting the lyrics inspired by this year’s stories of Maristely, Deng and Archie.
Tags: Social justice, Project Compassion song | No comments
29 Jan 2014 | Blog | Supporter action
The staff and students from St Francis of the Fields School in Strathfieldsaye held a Bread and Butter Day to show their solidarity with the people devastated by Typhoon Haiyan.
Tags: Social justice, typhoon haiyan, solidarity, Philippines, bread and butter | No comments
2 Jan 2014 | Blog | Supporter action
After learning about Caritas Australia’s work, Tina’s Year 2 Inquiry Group at Our Lady of the Southern Cross, decided they wanted to organise an action to support the work they’d been learning about.
Tags: Social justice, fundraising, toy sale | No comments
23 Dec 2013 | Blog | Supporter action
Here at Caritas Australia, as we prepare to celebrate the birth of Christ, we’re also pausing to reflect on the past year, and to give thanks for the many blessings we’ve encountered - including our wonderful Caritas supporters.
Tags: Social justice, fundraising, supporters, thank you | No comments
10 Dec 2013 | Blog | Supporter action
Ellie Sanghera is a Year 9 student at Corpus Christi College in Bateman, WA. Early in 2013 at her local parish Mass, Ellie heard Caritas volunteer, Marie Maunick speaking about the work of Caritas Australia. For Ellie, this was a turning point that lead her to complete an inspiring and creative personal project.
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Now I can bathe every day, the distance to collect water for the family has been drastically reduced.We now drink clean, safe water and diseases are no longer affecting us.”
- Thandolwayo, Zimbabwe