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Pilgrim House

69 Northbourne Avenue

Canberra, ACT 2601

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Homelessness - We All Own It Exhibition Launch.

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Interested in art and supporting Canberrans experiencing homelessness? Then come along to the launch of a thought-provoking exhibition of ten compelling artworks by local artist Caroline Ambrus.

Each piece depicts the various crisis points of the homeless cycle, and aims to raise awareness of homelessness in the ACT and encourage community ownership of the issue.

The paintings are available for sale, with all proceeds going to the Early Morning Centre.

Held on World Homeless Day, 10 October, the launch of the exhibition will be held at Pilgrim House on Northbourne Avenue at 5pm.

Mingle with service providers, members of Parliament, business and representatives of local community councils. Hear what our community is doing to make a positive difference in the lives of our vulnerable residents, and what you can do to contribute.

Entry fee is a non-perishable food item, which will support guests at the Early Morning Centre.

Time:  5.00 to 7.00 pm

Date:  Thursday 10 October 2019

Where:  Pilgrim House, 69 Northbourne Avenue, Canberra City 

Light refreshments will be provided.

Art Exhibition

After the launch, the artworks will be on display at the Centre (Monday to Friday 10am-4pm until 17 October 2019), to tie in with World Poverty Week. The artworks are available for sale.

Op Shop Window Displays

Vinnies and Salvation Army op shops are proudly supporting the exhibition and World Homeless Day with special shop window displays during 7-20 October 2019. to help raise awareness of homelessness.

Canberra Homeless Connect Expo

A one stop shop for people in the Canberra community who are experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, homelessness. The event focuses on the wellbeing and protection of guests by connecting them with service providers and a supportive community. Guests will receive free haircuts, shoes, dental and medical checks and sessions with housing agencies.

When: Thursday, 17 Oct 2019 from 11am to 3pm

Where: Canberra City Uniting church (home of the Early Morning Centre).

Communities@Work is proud to support this community initiative.

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