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Margaret Finds Her Forever Home

A grey haired woman sits in a chair in her new home

Margaret came to Hobart City Mission in 2020, to seek help finding a new home. She had been living in accommodation that was expensive and inappropriate for her needs. She was paying almost all of her fortnightly pension, leaving her with little money for other costs such as food and electricity. The unit that Margaret …

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Christmas Assistance Program Provides Relief to Families

A recipient at Hobart City Mission's Christmas Assistance Program picking toys for her child

Our Christmas Assistance Program ran again in December 2020, despite the difficulties faced due to the COVID-19 crisis. With the support of the community, we were able to provid food packs, food vouchers and toys to families struggling to make ends meet. Over 780 families received Christmas Assistance, thanks to your very generous toy donations …

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Mountain View Program Provides a Safe and Supportive Home

A man in a beanie sits on a footpath and a support worker kneels beside him

In mid-October last year, Hobart City Mission purchased the Balmoral Motor Inn in Glenorchy. The former motel, now called Mountain View, provides supported housing for people on the Housing Tasmania priority waitlist. The purchase is just one more step towards ending homelessness in our community. With 32 units available, the Mountain View program plays a …

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Pam’s Volunteering Journey

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Pam started volunteering with Hobart City Mission earlier this year when the COVID-19 pandemic hit. She shared her volunteering journey with us, explaining what a typical day looks like while volunteering with Hobart City Mission. How did I start volunteering at Hobart City Mission……? I have known the CEO of Hobart City Mission, John Stubley, …

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Youth in our community helping young mums!

Traditionally, every year The Friends’ School year 11 and 12 girls have a sleepover to raise money for the Small Steps Program, however, due to COVID-19 restrictions this was unable to happen this year. Determined to maintain this assistance, the students at Friends’ held a Small Steps Day raising money for young mums and their babies. They held a lunch time movie viewing, sold …

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