Elderly homelessness in Australia: why are women at risk?
Research shows that 1 in 6 homeless people are aged 55 or older, while over the past decade the number of older homeless people increased by 49%. We examine the daily reality of being homeless, and why elderly women in particular are so at risk.
What are the tax benefits of donating to charity?
Making a contribution to the Sisters of Charity Foundation at tax time has important benefits for you or your business. Donating to charity allows you to lower your taxable income – without taking a pay cut.
Taking the RuffTRACK: young people make connections in the outback
From Sydney to Gunnedah, Goondiwindi, Toowoomba, Moonie and Moree – RuffTRACK’s recent trip through regional NSW and Queensland helped at-risk teenagers make meaningful changes through physical activity and new experiences.
Andre: looking forward to a career in engineering
Despite a difficult childhood, dedicated student Andre is looking forward to an impressive career in engineering. Please welcome our new scholarship student!
How Sarah found training, a job, and a new life
Despite living with autism, Sarah was desperate to work and be independent, but experienced dozens and dozens of rejections. She had almost given up hope when she learnt about Jigsaw – now there’s nothing stopping this young career woman!
Celebrating our scholarship students at Admiralty House
As COVID-19 restrictions relax we were so excited to hold our first event in a long time. Their Excellencies the Governor-General and Mrs Linda Hurley recently hosted a morning tea at Admiralty House to celebrate the Foundation’s Tertiary Scholarship Program. Below is a transcript of the Governor General’s speech for supporters who could not attend.
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