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Aspleycare fills 100 hampers for struggling families in time for Christmas

ONE hundred hampers stocked with food, home and hygiene products and Christmas goodies were handed to 80 struggling families on Brisbane’s northside just in time for Christmas thanks to a long-running initiative by Aspleycare.  This year was Jo Galvin’s third year volunteering in packing and distributing the Christmas hampers and she said a hamper made a significant difference for a ... Read More »

‘Their sorrow is my sorrow, and their happiness is my happiness’

HOMESICKNESS is not an issue for Fr John Panamthottam partly because he feels at home among Brisbane Catholics, and his favourite cricketer Virat Kholi possibly played a role too. Fr John arrived as a missionary from India to Brisbane archdiocese in August 2015 and during his first summer here, the Indian cricket team toured Australia for a One Day International ... Read More »

Funds deal allows Aspleycare charity to continue after financial hardship threatens survival

ASPLEYCARE will continue to provide emergency relief for thousands of Queenslanders after the Federal Government confirmed funding until June 2023. Aspleycare president Tom Borger said the support of Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth saved the day. “It’s a miracle,” Mr Borger said. “Around November last year I wrote to four of the Federal parliamentarians – Wayne Swan, Luke Howarth, Jenny ... Read More »

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