Jul 28

San leaders pack relief parcels for ADRA

“Together: Collaborating as a community to get where we need to go” was the key theme of Adventist HealthCare’s (AHCL) annual Focus Day for 2023. Held each year, Focus Day is an opportunity for the San leadership team to examine the hospital’s mission, recognise achievements of the previous financial year …

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May 27

ADRA’s Syria and Türkiye Response

UPDATE on ADRA’s Syria and Türkiye (formerly Turkey) Response: Amina’s Story “I was awakened by my bed shaking and the sounds of the walls and floor cracking. It was terrifying! I ran out of my home barefoot and only wearing my nightgown. Screams filled the air around me. I did …

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May 15

Ironman Fundraiser for ADRA

Andrew Thompson completed his first Ironman Triathlon and fundraised over $4,300 for ADRA Australia. A full-distance Ironman Triathlon is a 3.8km swim followed by a 180km cycle then finishing with a full 42.2km marathon run. On May 7, Andrew completed the Ironman Triathlon in a time of just over 14 …

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Jan 30

Estelle Hawkins Awarded North Burnett Citizen of the Year

ADRA volunteer Estelle Hawkins is the recipient of the 2023 North Burnett Citizen of the Year. Estelle has demonstrated wholehearted commitment to serving the community of Monto and North Burnett for the past 20 years. She was the key driver behind the opening of the ADRA Op Shop Monto, which …

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Nov 10

ADRA’s flood response – 2022

UPDATE on ADRA’s Flood Response: November 17 The Lachlan River in Central NSW is set to hit a 70-year peak today, causing dangerous flooding and cutting off access to towns like Forbes. The river is expected to reach 10.8m. ADRA is partnering with local Seventh-day Adventist Churches in Dubbo, Parkes …

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Mar 29

Star-studded concert to launch EAA Ukraine Appeal

UPDATE April 4: On Wednesday March 28, there was a special Concert for Ukraine, starring Ed Sheeran, Camila Cabello, Snow Patrol and more. If you missed the concert, you can catch up on ABC iView here. This will be available until April 29. All donations raised from the concert will …

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Mar 21

Australian charities join forces for Ukraine

The Emergency Action Alliance Ukraine Appeal has warmly welcomed the Australian Government’s $2 million commitment to Ukraine, which will support 15 Australian humanitarian aid charities that have united to launch an unprecedented, centralised appeal to help those affected by the war. This Emergency Action Alliance Ukraine Appeal makes it easier …

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Aug 23

Long-term response after Haiti Earthquake & Tropical Storm

Since a 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck the southern regions of Haiti, death tolls continue to climb days after ongoing search and rescue efforts. Preliminary reports, still in early stages, indicate that there are now nearly 2,000 deaths, 6,900 injuries, and significant infrastructure loss, with over 37,000 houses destroyed and over 46,000 …

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Aug 14

ADRA Responds to 7.2 Magnitude Earthquake in Haiti

On Saturday, August 14, around 8:30 am, an earthquake measured at 7.2 magnitude struck the southern areas of Les Cayes, Jeremie, Saint Louis de Sud, Aquin, Petit Trou de Nippes, Anse-a-Veau, and Cavaillon, followed by several aftershocks. Vibrations could be felt as far as Jamaica, about 200 miles away. Local …

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Aug 10

ADRA joins humanitarian alliance

This article was originally published in the Adventist Record here. Sixteen Australian charities, including the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA), joined forces for the first time on 6 August 2021, to launch the newly-formed Emergency Action Alliance (EAA) at an online event that featured prominent government leaders, media executives …

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