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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.
Homelessness, Extending Care: Thinking Through Next Steps
MacKillop Family Services CEO Dr Robyn Miller, contributes her experience and knowledge in Parity magazine's, Volume 34: A New Direction Home: The Future of Leaving Care, opinion piece focusing on thinking through the next steps of leaving care.
Urgent call for foster carers in Western Australia
WA Foster Care Week (8 – 12 March) is an annual celebration of the outstanding foster carers who provide safe, nurturing homes for vulnerable children. This year, local foster care agency MacKillop Family Services (MacKillop), is highlighting the critical shortage of foster carers in WA who support the ever-growing numbers of children in need of a safe home.