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
Friends of the EMC Autumn Newsletter We have some exciting news about a new trial to extend our opening hours to 7 days a week! Read about this and what’s been happening at the EMC in our Friends of the EMC Autumn Newsletter. Read now
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
Rotary Recognition The Early Morning Centre receives recognition from the Rotary Club of Canberra On Monday, 15 February, the Rotary Club of Canberra recognised the work of the Early Morning Centre by presenting the centre with a Vocational Service Award, as well as personally awarding our Director, Nicole Wiggins, as a Paul Harris Fellow. Named after the Rotary Club’s founder, the Paul
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
Hands Up for Canberra Giving Day Help Raise Funds for the Early Morning Centre with the Hands Across Canberra ‘Hands up for Canberra Giving Day’ appeal. Hands Across Canberra is a local not-for-profit organisation who creates pathways and connections, joining those who have funds and time to donate with those who need the assistance. The Hands Across Canberra team have launched an
Service Delivery Update EMC COVID PLAN Conditions of entry: No entry if sick or showing COVID symptoms. Limit of 25 people in the centre. The EMC COVID plan includes the conditions of entry advertised on site, at the door and around the centre. Current Service Delivery Arrangements – last updated Monday, 22 February 2021 Breakfast (7.30am – 8.30am) Breakfast is take-away only.
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,
2020 was a tough year for everyone, especially our guests. However, with the help of our dedicated staff, volunteers and sponsors, the EMC continued to provide support to vulnerable people in our community.
Christmas Closure 2020 Christmas & New Year’s Opening Hours The Early Morning Centre will be open for breakfast every day over the holidays except for Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. The Community Hub will be closed from Thursday, 24 December until Thursday, 7 January 2021. Day Date Opening hours Thursday 24 December 2020 7.30am – 8.30am (breakfast only) Friday 25 December