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Archived Media Releases - 2007

Message Hits Home
Manningham  Leader
16 January, 2008
A parenting program highlighting the dangers of teen alcohol abuse has been hailed a success by Manningham police and parents.

Rapt in festive sort-out
Manningham  Leader
19 December, 2007
Christmas is around the corner and people big and small are making a wish for those in need.

Thanks Manningham
Manningham  Leader
19 December, 2007
The head of Manningham's chief welfare agency has described Manningham residents and businesses as "incredibly generous".

Cheer when things aren't festive
Melbourne Weekly Eastern
11 December, 2007
As the festive season draws near, men and women in the east are being asked to spare a thought for victims of family and domestic violence.

Op Shop Second to none
Manningham  Leader
28 November, 2007
Ten years is a long time in fashion and the Doncare Macedon Square Op Shop has seen it all .

Aim to double help
Manningham  Leader
28 November, 2007
Without help, more families than ever will struggle to make this Christmas a happy time, Manningham's chief welfare agency says.

Tragic Toll From Suicide
Manningham  Leader
14 November, 2007
More than one Melbournian takes their own life every day.

More Angels Needed
Manningham  Leader
31 October, 2007
Doncare's new "big-sister" program has enabled domestic violence victims to help others facing the same ordeal.

Kinder under threat
Manningham  Leader
21 October, 2007
Debate has re-ignited over plans to sell Manningham council land that could force out a kindergarten and the city's chief welfare agency.

Volunteer a Saviour
Manningham  Leader
19 September, 2007
When Grace Superina was hit with an illness after the birth of her second child she said she had a guardian angel at her side.

Carramar family 'day of fun'
Manningham  Leader
19 September, 2007
Lorna Clarkson thinks of her friends at Carramar Day Centre as like an extension of her family.

Help with Raising Teens
Manningham  Leader
12 September, 2007
Some teens begin drinking so young that police are now running alcohol and drug awareness programs for parents of primary school children.

Agency's Stretch to Meet Need
Manningham  Leader
12 September, 2007
Soaring rents and petrol prices are stretching Manningham's primary welfare agency to the limit.

Plea for Volunteers to Keep Op Shops Open
Whitehorse  Leader
8 August, 2007
A desperate plea has gone out for volunteers to help keep two Whitehorse op shops open to bring in much-needed funds.

Cup Runneth Over for Doncare's Tireless Volunteers
Manningham Leader
1 August, 2007
Doncare's long-serving volunteers have been rewarded for their tireless work.

Buddies Program Set Up
Manningham Leader
25 July, 2007
Calling all Manningham angels - your services are required for DAWN - Doncare's new program to support women who have suffered domestic violence.

Some Donation - $100,000
Manningham  Leader
18 July, 2007
A Bulleen club has made a $100,000 donation to Manningham's chief welfare organisation.

Miles of Smiles for Doncare Driver
Manningham Leader
13 June, 2007
Volunteer community bus driver Bronwyn Bass still laughs when she pictures the faces of her first passengers.

Perfect Match for Volunteers
Manningham Leader
18 April, 2007
A new program pairing volunteers with community organisations that need their skills has been set up in Manningham - Volunteering in Manningham - ViM.

Concern As More Seek Welfare Help
Manningham Leader
11 April, 2007
A crisis in emergency welfare is emerging in Manningham as demand for assistance reaches record levels.

Doncare Lifts Off
Manningham Leader
21 March, 2007
Doncare is steadily replacing NASA as launch central.

Children Left Behind as Families Feel Pressure of School Costs
Manningham Leader
21 February, 2007
Struggling Manningham families cannot afford basic education essentials such as books and uniforms.

Doncare Gets A New Home
Menzies News
Summer/Autumn 2007
Doncare's services and our new location are mentioned in Menzies Community Profiles.

Thank You To Giving Citizens
Manningham Weekly
31 January, 2007
The young and the old were united as Manningham thanked two of its most outstanding citizens on Australia Day.

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