Posts Tagged ‘volunteer’

Finn is dedicated to changing the world just one step at a time

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Finn Egan, a former Marist Challenge 2000 Gap Year Student and Youth Worker at Challenge 2000, has walked the 1600km of the Te Araroa Trail from Cape Reinga to Wellington to support Roar4PNG. Roar4PNG is an organisation devoted to preventing and healing sexual and domestic violence. This organisation wants to build a women’s refuge in Read more

SVDP pays tribute to volunteer Muhammad Ali

Friday, June 10th, 2016

The executive director of the Society of St Vincent de Paul in Phoenix, AZ, has paid tribute to the volunteer work of the late boxing champion Muhammad Ali. Steve Zabilski wrote that Ali, with his wife Lonnie, were regular volunteers at the society’s dining rooms. Mr Zabilski stated that Ali was part of the Vincentian Read more

Young Mama Mary makes a difference

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

Poverty-stricken children in Africa have inspired a young Auckland woman to do all she can to give them a greater chance in life. Mary Duncan, 20, has been working hard to help youngsters in Arusha, Tanzania, after spending time with them as a volunteer two years ago. Miss Duncan, who grew up in Howick, decided Read more