Stories of Impact

Rose’s Story

Rose’s Story

Imagine suddenly finding yourself the sole carer of a new born baby. This was a reality for Rose – she chose to do something amazing, but she cou...
Rekindling Hope

Rekindling Hope

By Gina di Paolo, Co-ordinator of the ASRC Baby Items Program Political repression in their beloved homeland drove this couple’s decision to board ...
Smile and the rest of the world smiles with you.

Smile and the rest of the world smiles with you.

Martin is the father of 4 and the grandfather of nine. He considers himself to be an expert in dealing with screaming 2 year olds. He likes to dis...
Triplets challenge

Triplets challenge

Looking at the bouncing Stojcevski triplets, it’s difficult to imagine the struggles their parents faced bringing them into the world.


Melina’s Story

Melina’s Story

Melina had been waiting for this call for months. A room was available in a Church supported property for single young mothers and their babies. S...
Shareen’s Story

Shareen’s Story

Shareen and her husband shared their one bedroom apartment in Melbourne’s Western suburbs with her 34 year old brother, her 4 year old daughter Az...