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Oct 2012


  A reminder that the Christmas/End of Year Lunch is coming up soon. A Santa will be required on the day, so if you're willing to don the red suit and itchy beard for a good cause, please contact Kathy or Sue!

 And check out our new arrivals below!
End of Year Lunch
Sunday 11th November 2012
Location: Villa Maria Church hall, Mary St, Hunters Hill

Time: 11.00 am to 3.00 pm (lunch will start at 12 noon)

Cost: $20 per adult, $10 per child, including Sausage Sizzle lunch (BYO Drinks)


NB: Please book by 1st November: download booking form. Also volunteers will be needed on the day so if you can help out, please contact Kathy or Sue (see below).


Please consider making a donation to ACC and bringing a Xmas gift for the children in the orphanages (these are sent with families when they travel).


If you have any queries, please contact:
Kathy Blanter
0418 403 122 
Sue Hancock
0452 627 227


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You can also find information about ACC membership, events, playgroup, sponsorship etc on the ACC website

You can find a selection of interesting  stories on intercountry adoption and adoptees in the Adoption section of the SBS website.

Sponsor a child

"Small change for us, big change for the kids"
It costs less than a dollar a day to sponsor a child through ACC and give that child a chance for a better future.  

Click here  for more information.

New Arrivals


Kendly, born in Cali, Colombia 26th September 2011 has arrived in Australia with his parents Robyn and Reg Hawkins: a brother to Tsehay, adopted from Ethiopia. 


Hawkins new arrival 2012  
And welcome to Nicol Hampel, born in Cali, Colombia on 7th August 2011, a daughter for Simon and Leanne and a sister for Andres, also born in Colombia. 
Hampel new arrival  
(You can find out more about the Hampels' recent 'adoption journey' on Simon's blog.)



If you haven't done so yet, it's not too late to renew your ACC membership for 2012-2013!
To renew, you can download the membership form from the ACC site and either:

mail payment with a printed form 


transfer funds directly into the bank account detailed on the form then email to advise us of the transfer.


Also please let us know if you have changed home or email address. 
Duncan Moar
Newsletter Editor
Australians Caring for Children

P.O Box 7182
Bondi Beach NSW 2026  

Ph: 9389 1889 Fax: 9388 0226