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Take a virtual visit to MacKillop Family Services for Open House Melbourne
Take a virtual tour of one of Australia’s oldest orphanages, now home to MacKillop Family Services this weekend for Open House Melbourne – a collection of virtual tours to our city’s most treasured venues.
Critical shortage of foster carers in the Pilbara
Vulnerable families in the Pilbara region of Western Australia are unable to get the support they need due to a shortage of foster carers to provide nurturing homes for children who are unable to live safely with their own families.
Parade students raise funds for Paws4Kids
Students from Melbourne’s Parade College are supporting MacKillop Family Services’ Paws4Kids matched giving day through fundraising initiatives like selling beanies to raise money for therapy dogs to help vulnerable kids with their learning.
Paws4Kids campaign gets up and running at Pets in the Park
Tails are wagging and coats are being groomed in anticipation of the launch of the third annual Paws4Kids fundraising campaign.
Paws4Kids is a matched giving day on Wednesday 28 April 2021 that supports MacKillop Family Services’ canine therapy program, Paw Pals.
MacKillop CEO voted Pro Bono Impact 25 winner
Dr Robyn Miller, CEO of MacKillop Family Services, has been voted among the sector’s most inspiring and influential leaders in the Pro Bono Impact 25 Awards 2021.
More than 19,000 people voted from a shortlist of 150 to select this year’s Impact 25 winners, who have been picked for their innovation, influence, and collaboration following one of the toughest years of our times.
Stronger together – Developing resilience in the face of adversity
The theme of this year’s Family Relationship Centre Community Dinner was 'Developing resilience in the face of adversity' and guest speaker Dr Dalal Smiley, spoke about the importance of community support and collaboration.