Why I volunteer
By Mayshan Kelishadi, ASRC volunteer When I was nine, my auntie came to Australia from Iran. For certain reasons, we decided it’s best for her and her family that she remain here and seek asylum. It took eight years until she was granted a visa and reunited with her husband and two daughters. Those eight The post Why I volunteer appeared first on Asylum Seeker Resource Centre.
Way of the West leading the way to food security
Inspired by Pope Francis’ call for Catholics to show compassion and care for refugees, schools and parishes in Melbourne’s west aim to collect 40,000 donated food items this year for the 620 people seeking asylum who access the ASRC Foodbank each week. The initiative started by Mark Northeast is called the Way of the West The post Way of the West leading the way to food security appeared first on ...