Reaching new heights!

Rosies volunteer and teacher in Brisbane, Andrew reached some new heights. He climbed Mt Kilimanjaro for Rosies. He just came back from Tanzania getting ready for school. He will have lots of stories to share with his students for conquering the highest summit in Africa bringing Rosies with him to the top at – 40C. …

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Congratulations Lisa!

What an exciting Australia Day I had. I attended the City of Logan Citizenship Ceremony and Australia Day Awards as I was nominated and judged to be part of the celebration for the 2018 Citizen of the Year for my work with ROSIES FRIENDS ON THE STREET, youth diabetes and mental health. It was an …

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Christmas is still in the air

Rosies Sunshine Coast had a fantastic Christmas on the Street with in excess of 80 patrons and lots of Rosies red shirts celebrating together. Club Kawana continues their amazing support of providing and serving roast meats, vegies, plum pudding and custard. Our friends on the street were delighted in the array of tables laden with …

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Rosies National Newsletter Christmas 2017

The Rosies Newsletter is out now and available for download – click here for your copy! In this edition… We take you to our Rosies General Manager’s ordination as a deacon. We catch up with our long time friend Chris who has started his own mowing company business. We also introduce you to Emil and Bachar …

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Reaching out to the youth 30 years on…

We have now started to outreach in South Brisbane on Tuesday night. The feedback we have received so far is very positive. Some of our friends on the street wait for us at the park. Other hang around with us until we leave. Rosies received many expression of interest of young people under 18 who …

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A new hope

Rosies is blessed to have such a wonderful diversity of volunteers. Bachar and Emil, Christian Syrian refugees  arrived in Toowoomba less than a year ago. They happily joined Rosies to make a difference in their adoptive country. Bachar and Emil come to outreach every Friday to spend time with our friends on the street. It …

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“Every setback is a set-up or a come back”

Today we had an inspiring meeting with one of our longtime friends Chris. He and Rosies met in Brisbane 28 years ago. Since then Chris has started his own lawn mowing company- Chris’ Lawns & Green Garden Waste Removal – on the Gold Coast. He has 60 clients and encourages everyone to have goals. He keeps coming …

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Sharing friendship one haircut at the time

Jamey-Lee is a hairdresser and a generous soul. She gives her time and talent to our many friend on the street on the Gold Coast. She comes to our drop in centre with all her gears on the second Thursday of every month and offers free haircuts to our delighted patrons. Her impact is simply …

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Uni students on the street with Rosies

Students from the  Queensland University of Technology (QUT)  Chapter of The Golden Key International Honour Society joined Rosies on the street as guest volunteers.  One of them, Jamie, shared her ‘amazing experience‘ with us. “It’s great to see how much impact Rosies has by providing something as simple as friendship to those in need.”  One …

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Simply grateful…

We are simply grateful Tony invited us to his graduation after his successful completion of 6 months of rehabilitation at Logan House. Tony lived with his addiction to alcohol and drugs for thirty five years. From Rosies he met people who cared. He accepted the hand offered to him and although he admits there is still a rough …

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