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Celebrating Excellence: Mary’s House Services Honoured with Community Builder Award

In the heart of North Sydney, amidst a community brimming with compassion and dedication, Mary’s House Services shines as a beacon of hope for those affected by domestic violence and the volunteer team were recently bestowed with the prestigious Community Builder Award at the North Sydney Community Awards 2024.

In a heartwarming ceremony held at the Independent Theatre on April 19th, 2024, Mary’s House Services, represented by its devoted volunteer team, stood proudly alongside other local heroes as joint winners of the Community Builder Award with Greenway Tenants Group. This accolade, presented by Mayor Zoë Baker, celebrates the altruistic spirit and invaluable contributions of organizations and individuals dedicated to making North Sydney a kinder, more connected, and sustainable community.

Mary’s House Services has long been at the forefront of providing crucial support to women and children fleeing domestic violence, offering refuge, empowerment, and a path to healing. With a team of 30 active volunteers, whose unwavering dedication amounts to over 1,000 hours of support, Mary’s House Services extends a lifeline to those in need, ensuring that no survivor feels alone in their journey toward safety and recovery.

The recognition of Mary’s House Services as a joint recipient of the Community Builder Award underscores the profound impact of their tireless efforts within the community. By providing vital services, organizing community events, and facilitating programs, Mary’s House Services embodies the spirit of compassion and solidarity, fostering a community where all individuals feel supported and empowered to rebuild their lives free from violence.

As we celebrate this well-deserved recognition, we extend our deepest gratitude to the volunteers, staff, donors, and supporters who stand steadfastly by Mary’s House Services’ mission. Together, we continue to build a future where every individual feels safe, valued, and empowered to thrive.

In the words of Mayor Zoë Baker, “The contributions of all the nominees for this year’s awards will inspire and delight our community.” Indeed, Mary’s House Services serves as an inspiration to us all, reminding us of the transformative power of compassion, resilience, and community spirit.

Join us in congratulating Mary’s House Services on this remarkable achievement, and let us recommit ourselves to supporting their vital mission of saying ‘no’ to domestic and family violence in our community.

Learn more about the awards and other local winners on the North Sydney Council website and see our volunteers in action below:

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