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Covid Update

We are operating a reduced service so that we can continue to support people. Following current social-distancing guidelines, we are still offering support to people who are facing a crisis, though we will be restricting face-to-face meetings.

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James Griffin MP hands over $90,000 in Support Funding

On Friday 23 August 2020, Local Member for Manly, James Griffin MP, handed over a cheque for $90,000 to Community Northern Beaches Executive Director, John Kelly, accompanied by the President of Community Northern Beaches, Adele Heasman and Treasurer Bill Barnes. This funding was provided by The Hon. Brad Hazzard, MP, Minister for Health,

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Manly Local walks 24 hours for those-in-Need

When COVID-19 hit Sydney, 28 year old local Georgie lost her job in the fitness industry. Georgie made a conscious decision to use her time help others rather than sit around and wait for new opportunities to come to her. She came up with a plan to walk 24 hours straight, from Queenscliff to Shelley Beach in Manly.

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Community Northern Beaches Has Moved!

On the 27 July, 2020 Community Northern Beaches entered a new phase of service to the Northern Beaches’ community when it relocated to 52 Raglan Street, Manly. After decades at Wentworth Street, in a building that has now outlived its usefulness, we have moved to a modern, well-designed office that will offer even more opportunity for our staff, volunteers, partners and clients.

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The Lucky Mentor by Stuart MacDonald

What does an ESL Mentor do? The most important thing of all is simply to give your student the opportunity to talk English. Through relaxed conversation with their mentors, students get to practice their English language skills and learn more about our Australian customs, manners, sport, culture, current affairs and so on. The mentor doesn’t have to be an ‘expert’ in any of these things, and you don’t even need to have previous ESL, mentoring or teaching experience

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Shout a Local Fundraiser

Community Northern Beaches and the Northern Beaches Women’s Shelter are preparing for an influx of calls for help. Both charities need more resources and funding to enable them to support our community as much as possible.Our community needs your help now! So, it’s time to get behind our locals and Shout a Local in the month of June.

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Echo Hill Wine Fundraising Offer

We at Echohill Vineyard have carefully matured some fabulous Chardonnay and Shiraz since 2012, and to help out some of the many people that are suffering hardship from the COVID19 virus we are offering the chance to acquire these wines that normally sell for $200 per case (and are rated 90-92 by James Halliday) to you for only $50 per case, delivered to your door (Sydney Area Only). All proceeds after delivery costs will go straight to the Community Northern Beaches to help support their Homeless Outreach Program.

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