volunteers

Our volunteers make Christmas happen

On Christmas Day hundreds of volunteers bring joy and happiness to our guests. In fact our volunteers are the heroes of the day! They can help in the kitchen, serve meals or show guests to their seats. Sometimes they  even offer a shoulder to cry on for guests missing loved ones. Before the big day a small army of volunteers also sort donations and pack our Christmas hampers. We honour them all and thank them for their tireless support. ...

Miracles of ​loving kindness .

Miracles of ​loving kindness

Sometimes it’s the little things that make all the difference at my Exodus Foundation. A kind word or a comforting touch lets our homeless and needy guests know that they are not alone – that we are here to help. When I sit in our Loaves & Fishes Free Restaurant during the lunch time meal service I often witness some of the most impressive acts of kindness. The other day I watched a frail, homeless guest shuffle in. I could see that...

Meet some of our wonderful volunteer heros

Meet some of our wonderful volunteer heroes

Our big Christmas Day lunch for the homeless and needy couldn’t happen without the dedicated help of our volunteers. People like John and Sandra Vicars. They have been volunteering at The Exodus Foundation for 17 years! A whole team of volunteers will join them on Christmas Day. They’ll help in the kitchen, serve the meals and show guests to their seats. Sometimes they’ll  even comfort those who are missing loved ones. Many others volunteer before and after the big day. They sort food...

Christmas is our happiest day of the year

Christmas is our happiest day of the year

Christmas Day is a time for family, and that’s what makes it so special at The Exodus Foundation. We become the family that thousands of needy, poor and homeless Sydneysiders don’t have. It truly is one of the happiest days of the year. Our guests arrive early and before long the queue for Christmas lunch stretches down Liverpool Road. This year marks the 32nd anniversary of our free Christmas Day lunch for the poor and homeless. “It’s a testament to the...

Call for ​volunteers.

Call for ​volunteers

Every day over 70 volunteers help out at The Exodus Foundation. Without them we couldn’t make so many lives better. Right now we need volunteers to help in our famous Loaves & Fishes Free Restaurant during the breakfast and lunch time meal service. Volunteers will assist in the preparation and serving of meals, as well as cleaning up after the meal service has finished. Breakfast positions (8:00am – 10:00am): Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday Lunch positions (10:00am – 2:00pm): Monday, Thursday or Friday Call (02) 8752 4600 to...