Community Services

American Express Media Releases

American Express donates S$50,000 to Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund

30-Nov-2015 7:33 PM
American Express today donated S$50,000 to The Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund (SPMF)

American Express Media Releases

Singapore River Trail to get a new lease of life

30-Nov-2015 7:18 PM
American Express pledges first heritage grant of US$160,000 to revitalise the Singapore River Trail. Public invited to share personal stories on the river at American Express’ Heritage Exhibition.

American Express Media Releases

Revitalised Singapore River Walk Focuses on its History as the Lifeline of Singapore

07-Oct-2015 7:19 PM
Singapore River Walk gets a new lease of life from American Express grant of US$160,000

White Ribbon Australia

NSW Recorded Crime Statistics: more action needed to make NSW communities safe for women.

08-Sep-2014 9:41 AM
The stabilising of recorded criminal incidents relating to domestic violence and indecent assault over the past two years

Villa Maria

Groundbreaking iPhone App to be launched

30-Oct-2013 4:22 PM
Villa Maria is gearing up to launch a unique and innovative iPhone app set to make a huge difference in the way people with disability or mobility issues and their carers access Melbourne venues and events.

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Sole dad a Community Hero

30-Oct-2013 2:29 PM
A Mill Park dad who founded a groundbreaking father support group has been named the October winner of a 3AW and Villa Maria Community Hero award.

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Charity Golf Day a huge success

25-Oct-2013 9:57 AM
A little rain failed to deter a record number of corporate golf enthusiasts from lending their support to the fifth annual Villa Maria Charity Golf Day.

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Greek Day for seniors

25-Oct-2013 9:48 AM
Opa! Seniors at Villa Maria’s White Road Activity and Respite Centre enjoyed a taste of Greece on Monday, October 21 thanks to a special visit from the Australian Greek Welfare Society (AGWS).

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Charity Golf Day approaches

02-Oct-2013 9:55 AM
Corporate golf enthusiasts are preparing to swing into action to help not-for-profit organisation Villa Maria support children with disabilities and their families.

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September 'Community Hero'

25-Sep-2013 3:04 PM
A 60-year-old Wyndham man with physical disabilities who has raised a staggering $50,000 to help others in need has been named the September winner of a 3AW and Villa Maria Community Hero award.

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Celebrating Carers Week

19-Sep-2013 2:00 PM
Did you know 1 in 8 Australians is in a caring role? Two Shepparton organisations are hosting a free community event at Shepparton’s Queens Gardens on Monday, October 14 from 11am to 2pm to celebrate Carers Week 2013.

Villa Maria

August 'Community Hero'

19-Sep-2013 1:55 PM
A 72-year-old Moe woman who has dedicated most of her adult life to help support carers across Gippsland has been named the August winner of a 3AW and Villa Maria Community Hero award.

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Austin Street celebrates its third year

26-Aug-2013 3:02 PM
August 2013 marks the three-year anniversary of the opening of Villa Maria’s Austin Street, Victoria’s first purpose-specific residence for young people with an acquired brain injury resulting in high and complex care needs.

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Reaching out to Chinese carers

21-Aug-2013 11:53 AM
Since migrating from Malaysia in 2010, Wantirna South mother-of-two Sharon Lee has struggled to find culturally appropriate and accessible carer support.

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Volunteer fills an important need in the community

02-Aug-2013 2:07 PM
A busy mother of two and business owner determined to support young adults with cancer, has been named the July winner of a 3AW and Villa Maria Community Hero award.

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Sensory garden delights

19-Jul-2013 12:30 PM
Villa Maria’s Carinya Respite Service in Lysterfield now has a beautiful dementia-specific sensory garden thanks to generous support from the community.

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Vision impaired volunteer wins award

27-Jun-2013 11:20 AM
A vision impaired mother-of-three who volunteers her time to help improve the lives of others has been named the June winner of a 3AW and Villa Maria Community Hero award.

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Volunteer truly man’s best friend

29-May-2013 12:00 AM
A Hoppers Crossing volunteer dedicated to ensuring abandoned dogs find the loving home they deserve has been named the May winner of a 3AW and Villa Maria Community Hero award.

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Vital Croydon respite service for children with disabilities needs community support

14-May-2013 12:00 AM
Meagan Gaffney says it was a huge shock when her 4-year-old son Ollie was diagnosed with autism.