Justice and Mission Expo

Rosies will be present at the annual Justice and Mission Expo on Tuesday 21 February 2017 at Iona College. This year is focusing on “Respectful Relationships”. “So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you.” (Matthew 7:12) Rosies is looking to meet with the students and share with them some …

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Thank you to our schools!

Goodstart Learning in Wynnum and St Mary’s Catholic Primary School in Ipswich both led amazing supply drives to support their respective local Rosies branch. St Andrew’s Catholic College in Cairns (pictured) held their annual ‘In Da Hood’ Sleep Out fundraiser. St Columban’s College in Caboolture, San Sisto College and Loreto College Coorparoo in Brisbane, Silkwood …

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Honourary members

Rosies General Manager is delighted to advise that Honourary Life Membership has been bestowed to our Patron, the Honourable Mrs Leneen Forde AC, and our long-time friend, Don Barton OAM (both pictured). Honorary Life Membership, and Life Membership, are the highest Awards available to recognise the exceptional contribution of individuals to Rosies. The Board endorsed …

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Praying for all of our friends

The Archdiocese of Brisbane held a prayer service for prisoners, their families, and all affected by the criminal justice system, including victims of crime, in November. Rosies promoted, and was there to support, the initiative. Let us remember our many friends on the street, at the courts, and in detention centres. Many are spending the …

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Wynnum Manly – Together, we are stronger

The Rosies Wynnum Manly branch now also outreaches on Monday morning at St Peter’s Anglican Church where those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness can receive food vouchers. Rosies is present to share a cuppa, bite to eat, and a chat. We also offer hygiene items to over thirty firends on the street …

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Toowoomba Branch – Ready to roast!

It was with great excitement that the Toowoomba branch unveiled its newest acquisition, a barbecue trailer to use at Outreaches. Our friends on the street are very happy with the faster, more efficient cooking, and the reduced waiting time is appreciated in the chilly Toowoomba weather. The barbecue trailer was skillfully customised by David, husband …

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Sunshine Coast Branch – A change for good

Our friends at Chilli Jam Café recently traded goods for coffee. Donations, in return for a coffee, were collected over the week long operation to support Rosies Sunshine Coast branch. The generosity of the community went above and beyond all expectations. The Mantra Mooloolaba Beach team also kindly collected hygiene items to support our many …

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Logan Branch – A clean cut for a smile

Asmir is a barber by trade and a ‘street barber’ by heart in Logan. He kindly and generously offers his time and talent to our many friends on the street. A clean cut is one of the ‘little’ things that makes a world of difference for those who often miss out on what most of …

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Ipswich Branch – A heart of gold

We were astonished to receive a generous donation in the mail by one of our friends Sue. Sue had just celebrated her eightieth birthday. Rather than asking for presents for herself she asked her family and friends to make a donation to Rosies Ipswich branch. What a beautiful heart. Her inspiring idea drove much admiration …

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