Weekend Opening Official Launch

Weekend Opening Official Launch Join us on Saturday, 31 July to celebrate the official launch of our new weekend opening hours Thanks to funding from the ACT Government, we are pleased to announce that we will now be open 7 days a week, for an initial trial period of 12 months, as of Saturday, 17 July 2021. We would like to invite

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National Volunteer Week 2021

National Volunteer Week 2021 Monday, 17 May to Sunday, 23 May 2021 National Volunteer Week (NVW) is Australia’s largest annual celebration of volunteers. Coordinated by Volunteering Australia, NVW aims to acknowledge the significant and generous contribution of our nation’s volunteers. The theme for National Volunteer Week 2021 is: Recognise. Reconnect. Reimagine. Recognise, celebrate and thank volunteers for the vital role they play in our

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The inaugural EMC Non-Event fundraising event

The inaugural EMC Non-Event fundraising event We are pleased to announce that the inaugural EMC Non-Event fundraising event was a great success! Thanks to everyone who participated, along with the donations being matched by Hands Across Canberra, we passed our goal and raised a little over $11,000 through the event! This is a fantastic help to our organisation. As the event was

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2021 Easter Lunch

2021 Easter Lunch The Egyptian Coptic Church is again hosting an Easter Lunch for guests of the Early Morning Centre. Lunch will be a roast with veggies and a traditional side dish and traditional deserts, and there will be hampers to give away. All guests are invited to attend.  2021 EMC Guest Easter Lunch When: Wednesday, 31 March at 12 noonWhere: Riley

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International Women’s Day Morning Tea

International Women’s Day Morning Tea The Early Morning Centre is hosting a morning tea for guests and supporters for International Women’s Day on Thursday, 11 March. International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated around the world each year on 8 March however, as the Canberra Day public holiday falls on the same day, we will be celebrating on 11 March. As a focal

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EMC Non-Event Event 2021

EMC Non-Event Event 2021 We’re excited to launch our first annual Non-Event event; a fundraising event where attendees can do whatever they want, or nothing at all. The inaugural EMC Non-Event allows you to not only support a very worthy cause, but it also gives you the perfect opportunity to either select an activity of your choice at a venue of your

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Start of Footy Season BBQ 2021

Start of Footy Season BBQ The NRL season is kicking off soon which means it’s time for our annual Start of Footy Season BBQ for guests! There will be Canberra Raiders players cooking the BBQ and helping out on the day, including Monday brekkie volunteer and Canberra Raiders Prop, Sia Soliola. The BBQ marks the start of our popular footy tipping contest,

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Governor-General visit

Governor-General visit on International Volunteer Day 2019 We were very excited to host a visit from the Governor-General and his wife in recognition of International Volunteer Day, on Thursday, 5 December 2019. Their Excellencies General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd) and Mrs Hurley assisted our volunteers to serve breakfast, spoke with guests and volunteers, and took a tour of the

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Canberra Homeless Connect 2019

Canberra Homeless Connect Canberra Homeless Connect is a one-stop-shop for people in the Canberra community who are experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, homelessness. The event focuses on the wellbeing and protection of vulnerable people by connecting them with service providers and a supportive community. Canberra Homeless Connect 2019 Canberra Homeless Connect 2019 was held at the Early Morning Centre on Thursday,

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Homelessness Week 2019

Homelessness Week 4 – 10 August 2019 Homelessness Week is an annual week coordinated by Homelessness Australia. The aim is to raise awareness of people experiencing homelessness and the issues they face. It is an opportunity to bring the issues of homelessness into the spotlight, well as the actions needed to achieve enduring solutions. This year’s theme is “Housing Ends Homelessness”. Right

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