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This Canberra businesswoman wants to sponsor your school formal night

This Canberra businesswoman wants to sponsor your school formal night

Ana Anzani believes young Canberrans who are struggling financially 'deserve a fairytale night after 13 years of study'.

  • by Serena Coady

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DHS still top fundraisers for Hartley Cycle Challenge
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DHS still top fundraisers for Hartley Cycle Challenge

The mighty fundraising of staff at the Department of Human Services will be needed as Hartley Lifecare plans a multi-million-dollar accommodation upgrade.

  • by Megan Doherty
Food charity gets budget reprieve

Food charity gets budget reprieve

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has intervened to boost the government's food relief budget to ensure a charity that feeds 710,000 people a month retains its funding.

Foodbank chief calls for national strategy to address hunger
Bill Shorten

Foodbank chief calls for national strategy to address hunger

Foodbank chief executive Brianna Casey has called for a national strategy to address food security, describing the Federal Government's level of investment as "laughable" after it slashed funding for the charity's food staple program.

  • by Dana McCauley
Scott Morrison flags 'review' of Foodbank funding cut
Scott Morrison

Scott Morrison flags 'review' of Foodbank funding cut

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has defended the slashing of his government's funding for a charity that feeds 710,000 Australians a month, while saying he is open to a "review" of the decision. 

  • by Dana McCauley
Office manager pleads guilty to stealing money from asbestos charity
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Office manager pleads guilty to stealing money from asbestos charity

Catherine Koster worked as an office manager for the charity when she took a $49,500 cheque and filled it out with her own details.

  • by Georgina Mitchell
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Foodbank that feeds 710,000 Australians a month has funding halved

Foodbank that feeds 710,000 Australians a month has funding halved

The charity says funding for its Key Staples program, which makes sure essential supplies get to hungry people, will drop from $750,000 to $427,000 a year.

'Nothing to hide': Charity boss rejects '$20m misappropriation'
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'Nothing to hide': Charity boss rejects '$20m misappropriation'

Former criminal turned charity contractor Roy Bijkerk breaks his silence in the courtroom.

  • by Patrick Begley
Prominent drought charities in regulator's spotlight
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Drought

Prominent drought charities in regulator's spotlight

Two of the country’s largest drought charities are being examined by the national charity watchdog following a Herald investigation.

  • by Patrick Begley
New York's 'good witch' is running out of money
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New York's 'good witch' is running out of money

Philanthropist Agnes Gund was once so disturbed by America's racial problem after watching a documentary, she went home and sold a painting for $US165 million.

  • by Jacob Bernstein
Big rewards for loyalty exposed at failed charity Richo once defended
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Big rewards for loyalty exposed at failed charity Richo once defended

Guardian Youth Care had done a fabulous job, Graham Richardson said previously. But it has been accused of major misspending.

  • by Patrick Begley