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ADRA Housing Consultant Needed (Honorary position)

01 Oct 2019

Employment Opportunity “ADRA Housing Consultant (honorary position) – Do you have one day a week to help families struggling to avoid eviction? Greater Sydney has been rescuing abused single mothers for the last decade. This work was pioneered by Leon Kessell and, more recently, by Peter Butcher from Windsor Adventist Church. Peter has put in…

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ADRA Responds: Hurricane Dorian

04 Sep 2019

The devastation from Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas is catastrophic. Your emergency gift today will help those affected by Hurricane Dorian and other emergencies. It will provides urgent immediate assistance and also supports rebuilding and healing in communities well into the future. donations.adra.org/hurricanedorian-sm. Please also pray for all the families affected and who are still in…

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Weird Saturday Church

11 Oct 2018

“You’re kidding! That church over there?” “Yes, that’s the one. No, I’m not kidding! They go to church on Saturday. There’s no-one there for the rest of the week.” “Saturday?! “Hmmm… That’s weird!” “That’s what I used to think. But last October someone knocked on our door collecting for their charity. You know I am interested…

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Drought Relief Australia

03 Aug 2018

Severe drought is affecting rural and regional Australia. A lack of rainfall is causing extreme stress for farmers in particular. While coastal areas and capital cities have been largely affected, parts of regional Australia are bone dry. ADRA will be working with local churches in drought-affected areas. Local churches are assessing needs in their communities, and ADRA’s…

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ADRA Appeal 2018

01 Aug 2018

The 2018 “Community Engagement” Opportunity Largely untapped, ADRA’s Knocktober Appeal provides an excellent “community engagement”* opportunity. Not only can it provide a one-on-one introduction to church neighbors but it is a ready-made vehicle for a humanitarian partnership. The term “Knocktober” Appeal was introduced because door-knocking is still the most effective way of collecting for ADRA’s…

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ADRA Australia Accreditation

15 Jun 2018

Published: 15 June 2018 ADRA Australia has been granted full accreditation from the Australian government for another five years. The accreditation, through the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), means ADRA is eligible to receive annual government funding for development projects. The accreditation process is lengthy and rigorous, designed to ensure NGOs are compliant…

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Disaster & Famine Relief Fundraising: Tonga Cyclone

20 Feb 2018

Disaster Strikes Tonga Tropical Cyclone Gita, the category 4 storm that struck Tonga this week, has caused widespread devastation across the country. While lives were spared, the damage and destruction is immense. Power and water supply for approximately 70,000 people have been cut off in the capital Nuku’alofa and many buildings have been damaged or…

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Carols Mallee Rose Cottage

19 Dec 2017

Melissa Baleilekutu reports on Carols at Mallee Rose Cottage At first it was supposed to be held at the Cottage and spill over to the reserve at the back of the Centre along Rosewood Drive. Due to a misunderstanding between Housing and Council, we were not able to hold it there and were only advised…

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ADRA on Disasters in Nepal, Bangladesh, N. America & West Indies

13 Oct 2017

ADRA Responds to Disasters Worldwide Network’s response to the numerous disasters that have occurred in the last few weeks as the Northern Hemisphere’s Monsoon and Hurricane season is in full swing: Nepal and Bangladesh Floods Torrential monsoon rains have affected almost 40 million people in the entire South-Asia region including Bangladesh, India and Nepal. At…

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ADRA Appeal: Knocking to End Poverty

22 Aug 2017

ADRA APPEAL Volunteers in every Australian state and territory will be publicly raising funds during October through door knocking and public place collections as part of the annual appeal for the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Australia. This year, the ADRA Appeal is seeking to raise $1 million to help support and empower more…

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