Feed Ballarat Grant Presentation

Today we were delighted to present over $25,000 to the recipients of the Feed Ballarat Grants Round 1. We were hosted by Ballarat Community Health in Lucas and joined by guests from various charitable agencies from the Ballarat area, for the presentation and a morning tea to follow. Funds for this grant program will be […]

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Clarendon College dance for Shaune

Article courtesy of event sponsor The Courier, written by Rochelle Kirkham, published June 1, 2019. Well-known community leader Shaune Moloney has Ballarat Clarendon College staff and students as a powerful support behind his new-found dancing campaign. The co-head of middle school and former North Ballarat Roosters captain is one of ten local identities participating in […]

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Strictly Ballroom Movie Night

With Ballarat’s very own Dancing with our Stars just around the corner, what better way to get in the dancing mood than a screening of this Aussie Classic Proceeds from all ticket sales go towards your favourite dancer in the people’s choice award. WHAT: Strictly Ballroom ScreeningWHEN: Thursday 9 MayTIME: 6:30 for 7pm screeningWHERE: Regent […]

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Partner Spotlight – UFS

UFS was established as a friendly society in Ballarat 139 years ago (UFS is an abbreviation for United Friendly Societies). We are one of Australia’s original social enterprises, which was set up so that its members, who were predominantly poor, had access to reliable, unadulterated medicines at an affordable price. Fast forward to today and […]

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Success for Ballarat girl thanks to L2P

Ballarat resident, Ebony, recently gained a fresh outlook to life and a new sense of confidence after completing the L2P Driver Mentor program with the Ballarat Foundation. Ebony began the program as she did not have access to a car to gain experience. And of course, before you can move on to your Ps, you […]

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Event Wrap Up – The Begonia Festival

Ballarat has been enticing tourists with Begonia plants as early as 1870. The plants, originating from South America, were considered to be exotic and something as a novelty. Begonias grew well in the Ballarat climate and so began planned train trips from Melbourne to Ballarat to view the displays. A festival soon evolved over the […]

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The Salvos School Lunch Program

As part of our ongoing commitment to support community groups who help alleviate disadvantage in Ballarat, we have been making visits to everyone who received funding in 2018. It has been an absolute pleasure to see how the people of Ballarat are helping out others in our community. The Salvation Army Ballarat are well known […]

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Annual review 2017

2017 Annual Report:  We encourage you to read through and see all the great achievements of 2017. We are very excited for what we have in store for 2018, as we move ahead with breaking the cycles of disadvantage in Ballarat.   […]

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