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National Anti-Poverty Week

As part of National Anti-Poverty Week Somerville Family Services staff presented school talks to 500 middle school children in the Darwin and Palmerston areas focusing on the effects of poverty and the healthy decision making that leads to more successful and healthy futures. Each student was provided with a ‘goodie bag’ consisting of Somerville information, promotional items and a dollar coin. Poverty and severe hardship affect more than a million Australians.

Photo: Somerville staff presenting students with a ‘goodie bag’ as part of Anti-Poverty Week

Poverty Week - bag handouts