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Mater Hospital

Mater Hospital and Mary’s House partnership

(Photo: Liz Mackinlay and Carmel Shaw)

The Mater Hospital, a facility of St. Vincent’s Health Australia is pleased to announce an ongoing partnership with Mary’s House, a refuge for women and children in crisis due to domestic violence.

Mission Integration Manager from the Mater Hospital, Carmel Shaw, said the partnership supports the Mater Hospital’s mission and commitment to people who are poor and vulnerable.

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Renovations works are nearing completion

(Photo: Key handover - Jacqueline Leonard, with construction project manager, Fiona Pollack)

Renovations works are nearing completion and we are getting ready for the final tasks associated with this great project.

We have come a long way...

Outside, we have transformed the house, landscaping and enlarging the play area, guttering and plumbing repairs and resolving our accessibility requirements to enable the house to be suitable for all our potential residents.

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Crowd funding campaign report

Mary’s House has run an innovative crowd funding campaign over June and July 2016.

The campaign was a huge success, garnering more than $107,000 in donations.

The campaign featured a video with former Channel 7 news presenter Chris Bath, who emphasises the need for places of refuge such as Mary’s House.

Crowd funding champion, Louise McCoach, credits the campaign for facilitating community cooperation beyond financial assistance.

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Walk a huge success!

The inaugural Mary’s House Walk on Sunday April 17 was a huge success!

More than a hundred women (donning beautiful MH turquoise bandanas!) walked from North Sydney’s Bradfield Park, across the Sydney Harbor Bridge and through the eastern suburbs to glorious Watsons Bay.

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