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Thank you from Backpack Bed for Homeless

This Tuesday as the Community Green Thumbs Program set up their market stall in the Merrilands foyer, I was struck by the most amazing smell of basil. The freshness was literally in the air.  Every week I see students and …


It’s HARVEST time!

This morning our Community Green Thumbs program brought their produce to market, transforming our student lounge into a feast for the senses! Students and staff flocked in to buy fresh veggies … and we’re delighted to announce that all of …


‘Tis the Season for Giving… and Giving Back

As you may have seen in our previous posts, the students at PRACE college have worked very hard all year to raise money in the fight against cancer. They pledged all of the funds they raised to Sam Johnson’s Love …


More Bicycle Donations – Thank You, VMSA!

The response from our students for bicycles was so great that we put out the call for more bicycle donations. We would like to thank the Victorian Men’s Shed Association for answering our call and facilitating the donation and delivery …


Love Your Sister Foundation

Yesterday, the students at PRACE College had a special visitor, Sam Johnson from Love Your Sister Foundation.  Sam will be working with the students throughout the year as they raise money for the charity in the fight against Cancer.


You Can Help Our Asylum Seeker Students Stay in Class

A message from Deb Vallely, Asylum Seeker Programs Coordinator   Dear friends, As you may know, PRACE has been working with and supporting people seeking asylum for a number of years now.  We have seen how vital English language classes …


Weekly Bread Delivery

It’s the best thing since sliced bread….. PRACE in partnership with Reservoir Neighbourhood House and the Bread Brigade are receiving a weekly delivery of the most delicious bread, scones and bread rolls for our asylum seeker students. Each Monday the …


Working Together to Support People Seeking Asylum

Deb Vallely our Projects Coordinator at PRACE was invited to be a speaker on a panel as a representative of Learn Locals and RTOs at the latest workshop for Building an ASVET (Asylum Seeker Vocational Education and Training Program) Community …


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