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.
Gifts in Wills: not just for the wealthy
What would the impact on the charity sector be if more Australians left gifts in their Wills to causes they cared about? Our Foundation is proud to be part of a social change movement to change minds and hearts about leaving a legacy for future generations.
Anita’s story: from asylum seeker to Australia’s number 1 fan
To meet her today you’d never guess Anita feared she’d be killed in her home country, and was forced to flee to Australia. The 35-year-old is happy, motivated, and full of love for her new country.
How to help a grieving child
A Foundation Community Grant helped support bereaved children with group counselling sessions as they learn to live with the impact of grief and trauma following the death of a parent.
How winning a scholarship gave Tasha confidence to succeed
Tasha overcame a family tragedy and difficult upbringing to become the first in her family to graduate from university.
September 2020 Community Grants application period shortened
This year, for the very first time in our 20-year history, the Sisters of Charity Foundation is shortening its September 2020 Community Grants application period.
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