Entries by Sandra Leehy

SIBS SUPPORT NETWORK SPREADS

Support for our Siblings Program continues to spread throughout the Freemasons lodge network. On Thursday, 13 September, IOE siblings program coordinator, Jenna Tatterson, was invited to attend the Annual Charity Night of Lodge of Australia Felix No 1 in Box Hill. Interchange Outer East was one of three lucky charities who were the beneficiaries of […]

VOLUNTEER AWARD FOR IOE GROUP

On Sunday 9 September an excited group of participants from IOE’s Lilydale program donned their Sunday best and headed to Government House for the presentation of the Victorian Premier’s Volunteer Champions Awards. The group of five, Ben H, Terrie M, Sarah W, Dominique R and Josh H represented the PAG cooking program group who had […]

JEN THE GIANT MUNCHKIN

Once upon a time a young girl called Dorothy woke up in a land called Oz, filled with strange little people, talking scarecrows, cowardly lions and tin men. Over the weekend past, The MISFIT project, which has a long association with IOE, held it’s performances of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and took many audience […]

A FUN DAY FOR FIVE

Last Sunday we took five wonderful children out to the movies on a recreational activity. We had the whole cinema to ourselves and the children took full advantage spreading themselves out. During the break Austin, Jacob and Ace took to the slide (yes you read correctly, there is in fact a giant indoor slide inside […]

IOE AND ST KILDA MUMS

The partnership between Interchange Outer East and the St Kilda Mums project is continuing to have positive outcomes for all involved. Not only are needy families being supported but IOE’s adult service participants are learning skills and valuable lessons about how their volunteering contribution is making a difference to others. Based in St Kilda, the […]

CARERS SAY THANK YOU!

Following IOE’s recent inaugural Parent and Carers retreat, we received many messages of thanks from those who attended. Thank you to the Mezzalira family for sharing their thoughts. ‘We would like to thank Interchange Outer East, the management, sponsors and organisers for allowing us to attend the recent Carer’s Education Retreat at RACV Resort at […]