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WA Volunteer Awards 2020
29/04/2021

It was a wonderful evening of powerful stories, recognition and inspiration at the EdConnect Awards Ceremony which was held on Tuesday…

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Mentors make a difference to young lives.
29/01/2021

Volunteer mentors are making a difference to the lives of vulnerable young people at schools in Port Hedland. Under the…

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“I can never thank my mentor enough for believing in me and listening.”
26/11/2020

EdConnect Australia and Alcoa Foundation presented the impact of their partnership at an event for volunteers and schools on 25th of…

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EdConnect Volunteer Celebrates 20 Years of Service
12/10/2020

September 2020 EdConnect volunteer, Julie Lawson, has described the joy of helping students overcome challenges and reach their potential after dedicating…

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A True Gentleman
12/10/2020

June 2020 Former Falcon resident, Alan Thornton, has been posthumously recognised for his outstanding work with young people by being awarded…

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School Volunteers More Important Than Ever
12/05/2020

MEDIA RELEASE May 2020 As we celebrate National Volunteer Week (18-24 May) and students transition back into the classroom EdConnect Australia…

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Volunteer Profile – Alan Greenhalgh
30/03/2020

Yesterday, I was feeling pretty low as a result of chronic pain and sleep deprivation. However, I dragged myself along to…

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St Cecilia’s Catholic Primary School mentor wins top award
05/12/2019

The Pilbara Mentors Awards Night was held on Tuesday the 26 November at the Junction in Port Hedland. Kirsten Thompson was…

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EdConnect and Alcoa Foundation End of Year Event 2019
Growth in the Peel Region of WA
02/12/2019

Alcoa Foundation and EdConnect Australia began working together in 2016 in order to establish and grow the EdConnect community volunteer program…

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Two Generations Helping WA Students Thrive Through Volunteering 
20/09/2019

Meg Lane’s enthusiasm for volunteering and helping children is palpable. Retiring from a career in education, she wanted to stay connected to students and…

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