Yearly Archive: 2017

Recent AGM and new Chair

December 8, 2017 Following the AGM on Thursday 16th November, a new Chair was elected to the Board of Management. Matt Vella has been on the Board since 2014 and is passionate about improving the health and wellbeing of the Gippsland community. A big thank you to Laurie Paton who was the Chair for 3 years and on...
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240L Wheelie Bins looking for a good home

December 8, 2017 Hosting a Lifeline Gippsland wheelie bin for a month or so from the safety of your workplace is the best way to ensure your pre-loved items make their way on to new owners and it’s the best way to guarantee that funds raised from the sale of your donated goods are put to work supporting...
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Nov 17th Tin Shake – Outcome

December 8, 2017 Lifeline Gippsland ran a highway collection on Friday 17th November in Traralgon. It was a great success despite having to pull the pin early due to inclement weather. We were able to raise $3,200 in the few hours we were collecting! Thank you to all of our volunteers and supporters that came out to help...
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Meet our new interim CEO, Antoinette Mitchell

December 8, 2017 Recruitment is well underway to find a new CEO to manage Lifeline Gippsland. The Board are pleased to announce interim CEO Antoinette Mitchell while they continue to recruit to the permanent CEO position. Antoinette came on board with Lifeline Gippsland on the 27th November and has a strong background in health and community support working...
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LLG’s Traralgon East pop-up shop

September 28, 2017 Lifeline Gippsland are providing a pop-up shop every Wednesday from 10am – 2pm in support of the Traralgon East Project – a Latrobe City initiative which aims to reduce isolation and encourage community engagement. Come and visit us at the Traralgon East Community Centre, 41-43 Cameron Street Traralgon. Prices are just amazing with books being...
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“Thanks” Three Little Birds

September 28, 2017 Instead of accepting customer’s tips, staff at Three Little Birds cafe in Traralgon have been requesting their customers consider placing their tip money into any of the charity collection tins the cafe kindly hosts. It was just fantastic to find that  $316.15 had been raised in our donation tin! Lifeline Gippsland relies heavily on the generosity...
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We’d LOVE all of your old sheets and towels!

September 28, 2017 Embarrassed by your collection of un-usable clothing and manchester? Well, we’d be so grateful to take it off your hands! Lifeline Gippsland are DESPERATELY in need of old, unusable FLANNELETTE and TOWELLING fabrics. If it’s not saleable through our op shops, we recycle it into rags that are then sold to businesses who put them...
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Spring cleaning

Spring-clean reminder!

September 28, 2017 A gentle reminder that your pre-loved clothing, sheets, books, kitchenware, furniture – in fact, ANY quality items –  would be put to good use in our op shops by generating much-needed funds to support Lifeline’s 13 11 14 Telephone Crisis Support Service. With the warmer weather definitely on its way, now is the time to open...
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September 6, 2017 Lodge Cornucopia is a Freemasons Lodge in Gippsland. The charity is a cornerstone of Freemasonry who are pleased to support the great work of Lifeline Gippsland. Lifeline Gippsland operates a valuable 24-hour telephone crisis service and other local programs to assist people struggling with depression and suicidal thoughts and the organisation only receives 12% state...
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Urgently seeking shop volunteers in Wonthaggi

August 30, 2017 Lifeline Gippsland is in urgent need of volunteers for its Wonthaggi ‘Op’ Shop. The Graham Street shop has been providing the Wonthaggi and surrounding community with a great range of pre-loved goods for over 15 years now and we want to continue to do so. Currently we are looking for a Shop Coordinator and shop...
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