Tag: House of Welcome

An Open Door to a Life of Hope & Belonging

By Elouise Hahn | Date 05.12.2017

For some years now the House of Welcome has been bursting at the seams of the old butcher’s shop in Carramar, Sydney – case workers, clients, visitors and volunteers vied for a space, any space. So it was a great relief when the possibility of taking over the old convent in South Granville became a reality…

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Donor Story: Why I give

By Elouise Hahn | Date 31.07.2017

Our family has had a very long association with the Loreto community. My wife Meg Morrison, and her sister Marie Morrison attended Loreto Kirribilli from Kindergarten to Year 12, and their five brothers all attended the junior school. For the last six years, our daughter, Alexa, has been continuing the family tradition. Loreto’s commitment to high quality education is a cornerstone of the organisation. However, this is only the beginning as this education is amplified by the community’s commitment to social justice through the empowerment of women.

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Empowered to Work Program

By Elouise Hahn | Date 04.07.2016

The House of Welcome aims to nurture hope, advocate for justice and promote self-reliance for people traumatised by persecution and violence, who want to make a new life for themselves and their children. It is here that refugees and people seeking asylum find welcome, shelter, support and the possibility of taking some control over their lives through the Empowered to Work program.

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