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12 weeks and 12 coffees later!

Posted: Sunday, December 1, 2019

It has been a very busy time at Raw Potential supporting many young people who are currently homeless or at risk of homelessness in the ACT.

We are honoured that young people feel comfortable to turn to us for support. At the same time however, we are overwhelmed with the reality of the number of young people who are sleeping rough in Canberra. (more…)

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Rubber hits the road with Chief Minister’s Charitable Fund Grant

Posted: Tuesday, July 9, 2019

The recent announcement of a $20,000 grant through the Chief Minister’s Charitable Fund will play a major part in the mobilization of Raw Potential Canberra’s outreach services via a custom-built vehicle being commissioned to engage with at-risk young people on the streets.

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Bloc and Subbies lead generous gesture to help our kids

Posted: Friday, April 26, 2019

A signature Canberra autumn day laced with sunshine and a perfect temperature was matched brilliantly by the generosity of a group of local building and construction industry sub-contractors during a fund-raising BBQ on Bloc’s high profile DKSN building site in Dickson on Friday, April 12. (more…)

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Raw Potential board members rattle the can at Light Rail launch

Posted: Friday, April 26, 2019

More than 25,000 people turned out to be part of history in Canberra as Light Rail debuted on Northbourne Avenue on a beautiful April Easter Saturday morning. Coinciding with the launch of Light Rail was a well-planned gold coin fund-raising activity that will go to help the work of local charities. (more…)

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