Making A Difference Out West Articles

Heartfelt Thanks from Griffith

Margo L has shared a touching letter from Michelle Bordignon, MADOW’s main social work contact in Griffith, telling of an incredible round trip made to Condoblin with donations from GPUC and other supporters.

A Trip to Bathurst

Last Thursday we delivered another big load of food to Lifeline.  It was greatly appreciated as they are having difficulty keeping up with the demand th

How Did MADOW start?
How did MADOW start?
Award winners in Griffith
News from Griffith

Read three wonderful stories from Griffith


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Thank you for all the toys
Update - Thank you for all the toys
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Frontier Services Newsletter August

A journey to recovery
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Donation to Broken Hill Flying Patrol
Donation to Flying Patrol in Broken Hill
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Donation by MADOW to Gidget Foundation

MADOW's support for Gidget Foundation in Dubbo continues.  Last Wednesday, 24th June was Gidget Giving Day when all donations were matched by a generous benefactor.  Gidget s

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Make a Difference Out West by buying from the Bush

We can’t gather at the moment to raise funds for our work out west.

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Clothing and bedding needed!

Clothing and Bedding needed for the Riverina (via MADOW)
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Frontier Services Newsletter August

A journey to recovery
Stock grazing beside the railway
DRRT - Day 8


A cool 18 degrees – wonderful!

burnt forest
DRRT - Day 9

Tuesday 7th

We left Oberon, as planned at 8.30 am, saying goodbye to Lorraine, who happened to be staying next door at our motel.

Groceries we bought for people...
DRRT - Day 7

Sunday 5 January

second hand store with thousands of items in it
DRRT - Day 6

Saturday 4 January 2020

Emu painted onto a bus shelter
DRRT - Day 5

Friday 3 January

woman in standing in cafe ready to serve coffee
DRRT - Day 4

Thursday 2 January 2020

a sign with "slippery when wet" - seems redundant
DRRT - Day 3

Wednesday 1 January

A new decade dawned, but the Public Holiday thwarted the Intrepid Travellers’ plans of spending up big, because all shops (bar one) were shut.

Barrabab Men's shed
DRRT - Day 2

Tuesday 31 December 2019

The Star of David on some types with the sun setting in the background
DRRT - Day 1

Monday 30th December

Undaunted by heat, bushfires or Brian’s accident requiring 4 stitches in a gash above his right eye, we set off only 21/2 hours later than planned.