Tag: helping others
Celebrating Angela, a volunteer making a world of difference!May 16, 2023
National Volunteers Week is a time to celebrate the millions of volunteers across Australia. We would like to shine a light on one of our own inspiring volunteers, Angela…
- September 1, 2020
A very special person integral to the beginnings of ethica in Peru A much-loved member of the Mary MacKillop Today family, Sister Cathy Dean, has sadly passed away. She played a key role in the inception of our Fair Trade social enterprise in Peru, ethica. One of Sister Cathy’s close friends and another important person […]
Helping women affected by family violence in PeruSeptember 1, 2020
One of the greatest dangers of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the increased risk of family violence. Women, especially, are suffering abuse at the hands of family members in their home.
Aussie schools raise funds for Mobile Kindy in FijiSeptember 1, 2020
We asked schools all over Australia to hold fundraising activities during the month of August in celebration of Mary MacKillop’s Feast Day. We were thrilled to see so many school communities sign up to raise funds for the Mobile Kindy program in Fiji!
Why I decided to include Mary MacKillop Today in my WillSeptember 1, 2020
Now aged in her eighties, Leonie shared how she came to support Mary MacKillop Today many years ago by witnessing the wonderful work of her sister, Joan, who is a Sister of St Joseph.
What does it mean to achieve financial freedom?September 1, 2020
For many people, the impact of COVID-19 has brought financial hardship. With widespread job losses and business shutdowns, it means less money in the pockets of people who are desperately trying to make ends meet
Silvia and our Women’s Livelihoods ProjectSeptember 1, 2020
Silvia is a wonderful example of a success story with our Women’s Livelihoods Project in Timor-Leste – thanks to your generosity!
Keeping Mary MacKillop's spirit aliveMay 27, 2020
I have recently been appointed as the Chairperson of Mary MacKillop today and am keen to try and emulate the remarkable work undertaken by our former Chair…
Keeping kids healthy in Timor during COVID-19May 1, 2020
Many teachers and community leaders in Timor-Leste are currently not equipped to educate children and their families on basic health and hygiene practices…