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November 2020 Community Programs (Connecting Manningham)

Join us in November for an opportunity to get active, get creative, relax your mind and feed your stomach. All programs are free to join. Register today as space is limited. This month, we have an exciting range of events from Connecting Manningham and Access Health & Community.

The Long View on COVID-19: What Will 2021 Look Like?

Join us at this Public Webinar by Professor Brett Sutton,the Victorian Chief Health Officer. This event is being hosted by our sister club, the Rotary Club of Ballarat South who is hosting this in partnership with The University of Melbourne Department of Rural Health.

Mental Health and You - Covid Recovery

Our Rotary District, in conjunction with Eastern Health and Yarra Valley Water, has put together this timely information webinar. There will be four highly credentialed speakers, covering many of the real life problems that we face with "Covid Normal".

Be a part of Doncare’s pop-up Christmas shop

Embrace the festive cheer and help families doing it tough in Manningham at Christmas time. Hundreds of individuals and families give to children less fortunate by donating at Doncare’s Wishing Trees. Donated gifts form part of Doncare’s pop up Christmas shop to give families experiencing hardship the opportunity to choose toys for their children for Christmas.

How has the COVID pandemic affected those less fortunate?

How has the COVID pandemic affected those less fortunate? Join us as we hear from Sarah Cromie, who joined the St Vincent de Paul Society as Soup Van Operations Manager for Victoria right when the pandemic started. Since joining Vinnies, Sarah has had to pivot the Soup Van program to meet COVID-19 restrictions whilst ensuring food security for our friends on the street, in towers, boarding houses, caravan parks and other insecure accommodation.