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KYUP! Project is an initiative led by founder and CEO, Mel Thomas. Through her school, community and corporate workshops, Mel teaches girls and women how to recognise the signs of domestic violence and empowers them to know how to defend themselves should the unexpected happen. Click on the link to find out more at their website.
Thornleigh Community Garden is a volunteer-based member-run garden for the community in and around Thornleigh. It is one of several listed on the Hornsby Shire Council website. To find out more about this community initiative and to seek advice about how you can create a community garden in your local area, click on the link:
Inner West Tool Library is a tool-lending service to Sydney's inner-west. To find out more about the library and about how to become a member, click on the link:
Wesley Mission dedicate their work to many and varied needs, offering a wide variety of social and humanitarian services. To find out more visit their website by clicking on this link:
The Wentworthville Op Shop is run by volunteers at Wentworthville Uniting Church, 115 Station St, Wentworthville, NSW. They are open 9.30am - 1pm every Friday and Saturday morning.
The Teapot Women's Retreat has been running for over 20 years, giving women a weekend away from their everyday lives to relax, work on their hobbies and craft, and get some much needed 'me time'.
The Fair Trade Association works with businesses, community groups, and individuals to alleviate poverty amongst producers, their families and communities through sustainable fair trade practice.
The Darlinghurst Theatre Company is the tenant of the Eternity Playhouse Theatre (formerly the Burton St Baptist Tabernacle) and opened its doors to host the red-carpet screening of Written in Chalk: the echo of Arthur Stace.