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Meet Scotty

4 Jul ,2016 02:33 am

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Meet Scotty! Scotty first started showing up at the Madcow breakfast every Tuesday morning. He’s been homeless for the past year and has become part of the Madcow family at Life Essentials. Over the last 6 months or so Scotty has been able to access a hot shower, meals and taste some of

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Meet Lucy

4 Jul ,2016 02:32 am

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Lucy is a true champion and gives us great confidence that our future is bright. Lucy and her Mum regularly drop off boxes of high quality food to give to the needy. She recently raised $200 through a stall and gave it to us to support our charity work. Just last week Lucy brought us a be

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Meet Ko Lo Mo

4 Jul ,2016 02:30 am

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Ko Lo Mo and his family were forced out of their peaceful village in Burma by the Junta military and made their way over the mountains into Thailand. They spent the next 15 years in the Mae Surin refugee camp. In 2011 Ko Lo Mo with his wife and new baby finally received a visa to some to

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Meet Naw Mie

4 Jul ,2016 02:30 am

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Here is a picture of Naw Mie with Ko Lo Mo. Naw Mie was our first employee with Eleven41 and shares a similar story. Naw Mie now does most of our documents translation and has been an integral part of the success of Eleven41 Cleaning Enterprise as well as helping us connect better with th

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Meet Robyn

4 Jul ,2016 02:28 am

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Here’s a lady who loves children and was a regular shopper in at Life Essentials community centre. As we got to know Robyn we realised that she had a real heart for children and their toys. In fact Robyn was buying toys from our shop and other op-shops and them packaging them beautifull

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Meet Colleen

4 Jul ,2016 02:27 am

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In January 2014 Colleen Hastings walks into Life Essentials and says, “I am a trained EOL (English as Another Language) teacher, could I be of use in your community centre?” As we work with the CALD community and understand some of the barriers associated with language, we thank God f

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Meet Mathias

4 Jul ,2016 02:27 am

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A young man with a difference! Mathias loves to dress up and perform but was never given the opportunity to participate in a professional environment. Mathias was a 2013 ‘Nexus Grants A Dream’ recipient. Here you see him at the curtain call of the 2013 production of Annie. Mathias h

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Meet Emma

4 Jul ,2016 02:26 am

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Emma was lost and homeless. Some family disputes had left her in Australia with nowhere to live and she presented to ‘Life Essentials’ with a long story of sickness and disconnection from her community. Emma had nowhere to stay so a kind person from our organisation took her home whil

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Meet Garry

4 Jul ,2016 02:25 am

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In a MADCOW® moment in February 2013 there was a phone call asking us if we wanted the entire fit out and stock from an op-shop that was closing down. We had been talking about opening an op-shop with a difference and so we thought this is a gift from God! We finally arranged a day to pi

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