Celebrating young people making a difference

Andrew Mellody Applications for the 2016 Connections UnitingCare Anti-Poverty Awards are now open. Any school or young person aged 16-30 working on a project to overcome poverty is encouraged to apply.

Family violence driving homelessness

A new report released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) this week has found that family violence is a major cause of homelessness in Australia.

Schools support Connections Christmas Appeal

Christmas gifts at a Methodist Ladies College service Children and teachers at Uniting Church schools are getting behind Connections UnitingCare’s Christmas Food and Gift Appeal.

Partnerships strengthen community engagement

Volunteer Maree is buttering a mound of bread for the weekly Thursday lunch Connections UnitingCare is one of the Uniting Church’s larger community services organisations, providing more than 30 child and family focussed

Leaders of tomorrow

Tracey Gregory (left) and Anita Marling-Bauer (right) Gawler East Primary School in South Australia has been recognised with the Connections UnitingCare Anti-Poverty Schools award for raising awareness about displaced vi

Anti-Poverty Awards

By TIM LAM What began as a series of fundraising concerts in Melbourne has grown into a not-for-profit organisation that empowers overseas communities to lift themselves out of poverty.

Young Australians tackle poverty  

Many young Australians are passionate about making a difference in the world. Connections UnitingCare’s Anti-Poverty Awards recognise and support young people tackling poverty in Australia and abroad.