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Change Matters in RACT/Colony 47 Partnership

Colony 47 is an independent, Tasmanian community service organisation providing service and support to people disadvantaged individuals and families. Dedicated to the Tasmanian community for over 40 years, we understand that better outcomes are achieved by working together with local

Posted in Fundraising, News & Media

Never too young to make a difference?

Extreme weather conditions and snow did not stand in the way of The Hutchins School’s grade six student James Hodgman’s mission to raise money for Colony 47’s 2015 Hats for Homelessness campaign. With disruptions and school closures threatening the Hats

Posted in Fundraising, News & Media

Ground breaking partnership hits huge Milestone.

Tasmania’s leading politicians and Colony 47 supporters turned out to a special lunch that celebrated the success of Ristorante Da Angelo raising over $20,000 through Colony 47’s Two Dollars for Change initiative. Minister Petrusma spoke on behalf of the Government,

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2015 Colony 47 Winter Appeal is officially launched.

2015 Colony 47 Winter Appeal is officially launched. Colony 47 has officially launched their 2015 Winter Appeal with an event hosted by the RACT and supported by the TCCI. Over 100 business leaders, politicians and individuals attended the two hour

Posted in Fundraising, Winter Appeal 2015

Two Dollars for Change Thanks Ristorante Da Angelos

Colony 47 is holding a special Friday luncheon to celebrate the incredible milestone achieved by the owners and staff of Ristorante Da Angelo, one of the founding Two Dollars for Change restaurants, whose total funds raised is about to reach

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Youth Homelessness Matters Day 2015

Colony 47 got out and about to spread the message that youth homelessness matters as part of the ever growing, annual Youth Homelessness Matters Day 2015. The first and most common way young people experience homelessness is couch surfing. Tasmanian

Posted in Employment, Fundraising, Housing and Homlessness, News & Media, Reconnect, Volunteer

2014 Colony 47 Christmas Lunch wrap up!

                        The 2014 Colony 47 Christmas Lunch was supported by more businesses, individuals, families and community than ever before. Businesses such as Hydro Tasmania, Goodstart Early Learning Centres, Pharmacy Guild

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Thank you to our generous community of supporters.

The 2015 Colony 47 Christmas Lunch was supported by more businesses, individuals, families, and community than ever before. Thank you to everyone who made the Community Christmas Lunch a huge success. We had the highest number of guests ever, a band

Posted in Fundraising, News & Media, Uncategorized, Volunteer

Thank You

Colony 47 officially concluded the 2014 Winter Appeal with an outstanding fundraising feast curated by Gourmet Farmer stars, Matthew Evans and Ross O’Meara and Executive Chef of Government House Ainstie Wagner. Over 150 people turned out to the sold out

Posted in #IGIVE, Fundraising

Hats for Homelessness

  Colony 47 is inviting every school in Tasmania to participate in our inaugural HATS FOR HOMELESSNESS initiative on 26 August. Colony 47’s Hats for Homelessness is  school based  fundraising initiative, designed to encourage young children to think about homelessness in Tasmania,

Posted in Fundraising, Housing and Homlessness, Uncategorized