Category Archives: Together we are Avondale

A government-funded community project supported by TYLA and ACA that aims to encourage locals to participate and engage more in our community

Together We Are Avondale: October ’17

Feed the Streets Guest numbers have been growing really well and we had our biggest turnout to date, with 32 attending. The majority of these people were returnees as well, which is really encouraging. The strategy to only invite people by word-of-mouth rather than a widespread marketing campaign has resulted in us having a tight-knit…
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Together We Are Avondale: September ’17

Feed the Streets The number of return guests started to pick up this month, which has helped strengthen the relationships between everyone involved. We also had some successes outside of the meals: volunteer and Unitec student Amelia came onboard to do some placement hours with FTS; Leilani got four of our young guests onto a…
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Together We Are Avondale: August ’17

Feed the Streets We had our third and fourth meals during August and saw a big surge in growth, with 10-15 guests at each one. While we've only had a small number of return guests across the first four meals, we've had around 25 different people come through which is encouraging. The reasons some haven't…
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Together We Are Avondale: July ’17

Feed the Streets After a couple of months of planning and preparation we launched Feed the Streets in July with our first 2 meals. The turnout of streeties - for us we've defined this as anyone that spends a lot of time on the street, whether they currently have a home or not - was…
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Together We Are Avondale: June ’17

In June, we had an internal Together we are Avondale planning day and a couple of other catch ups around that. The main aims were to take stock of what we'd achieved so far and to make sure our next actions were in line with the project's overarching outcomes. Our Advisory Group established these outcomes…
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