Check back each week to see more short documentaries of Helping Hands from across Australia.
This week on Helping Hands, we see the inaugural Social Impact Summit - an event curated by the ImpactInstitute. It was the first-ever gathering of leaders from the corporate, not-for-profit, social and government sectors, who met with the intent of forming partnerships to create real social change in Australia through collaboration.
This week, we join Aduk Dau at her Women's Afternoon Tea fundraiser and see the inspiring story about her passion to provide secondary school education to vulnerable South Sudanese youth, displaced by civil war and living as refugees in Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya.
This week, we see the empowering and inspiring work of Mel Thomas' KYUP! Project. We observe the project's Mother and Daughter Self-Defence Workshop and see how this fantastic initiative teaches girls and women to recognise the warning signs of violence and protect themselves should the unexpected happen.
This week, we step into the lives of Brad and Rich to see how their lives are enriched through Wesley Mission's housing and community.
This week, we see Part 2 of our story on Thornleigh Community Garden. Even in the hustle and bustle of suburbia, we see that a therapeutic oasis is created to nurture friendship, purpose and dementia support through a connection to nature.
This week, we see Part 1 of our story on Thornleigh Community Garden and see how the garden provides a beneficial space for its members to share time together through a common interest.
This week, we see Part 2 of our Wesley Mission's Edward Eager Centre story. See the impact the centre makes by providing short-term crisis accommodation and support to men and women experiencing homelessness.
This week, we see Wesley Mission's Edward Eager Centre - who dedicate their work to those less fortunate than most of us, offering a helping hand to people so they can get their lives back on track.
This week, we see Part 2 of our Inner West Tool Library story and find out more about how the tool library is bringing huge benefits financially and environmentally.
This week, we see Part 1 of our Inner West Tool Library story. See how one person's need, combined with a spark of innovation, creates an initiative that serves the whole community.
Wesley Mission's Community Engagement team complete the outdoor garden table with their temporary and transitional housing tenants, and we meet the residents and hear their stories first hand.
This week, we see Wesley Mission's Community Engagement team working with the Royal Botanical Gardens and their tenants in temporary and transitional housing to build an outdoor garden table.
Wentworthville Op Shop in Western Sydney is a small, community initiative with a surprisingly wide reach in unexpected places around the world.
Visit an Op Shop in Western Sydney and see the story of a community initiative that creates local connection and has an impact in unexpected places around the world.
Visit an Op Shop in Western Sydney that has been running for more than 40 years, and meet the characters who run the place, volunteer and the shoppers who grab a bargain, catch up with friends, and find themselves being part of a local community story that reaches beyond their four walls.