• 25th Anniversary & Fundraising Gala

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    We were delighted to welcome more than 350 guests to our 25th Anniversary and Fundraising Gala which resulted in us raising more than $180,000 for our 25 Homes Campaign.   25 years is a wonderful milestone for WPI, which now owns 115 homes with a goal to deliver another 25 homes in the next three years.   ... Read more

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  • Equality Media helping WPI deliver our next 25 homes

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    This year we are honoured to be partnering with Equality Media + Marketing. Founded with a vision to be a force for good, Equality are specialists in creating and delivering media and marketing campaigns that make an impact and deliver real results. The team at Equality have been working with WPI to develop a digital ... Read more

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  • WPI partners with Strathcona Girls Grammar

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    We are delighted to partner with Strathcona Girl’s Grammar in 2022. Strathcona students will participate in fundraising, donation of goods and acts of service. They will also have the opportunity for hands-on learning through a range of initiatives. We recently had an opportunity to meet a truly impressive group of young women who will take up student ... Read more

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  • Built names WPI its Victorian Charity Partner

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    WPI is thrilled to announce that we are partnering with Built to deliver more homes for women and children at risk of homelessness. Built has named WPI its Victorian Charity Partner and will be supporting us with fundraising and volunteers on some key projects and across a range of skillsets. Recently we met with some of the ... Read more

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  • 10 new apartments in Melbourne’s north

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    Some very excited tenants recently moved into new WPI apartments in Melbourne’s north east. The apartments are lovely spaces, made even more special with the donation of eight, complete apartment sets of high-end display suite furniture by our wonderful supporters at Lendlease. For women and children who have faced housing crisis, the luxury of owning brand new ... Read more

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  • Older Women’s Housing Project

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    We are thrilled to see progress made on our Older Women’s Housing Project pilot in Beaconsfield. This four-home development is now well underway after some significant delays due to COVID-19. The slab is down, and work is continuing on site. These beautiful homes, designed by Studio Bright, will provide an opportunity for women over 55 ... Read more

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  • Brighter Futures Program

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    This is Josh (well his hands at least). Josh is 11 and lives with his mum, Maria, in one of our homes. Their home is a place where they have been able to heal from trauma and where Maria’s very violent ex-partner can’t find them. Josh has autism and has compromised immunity so he wasn’t ... Read more

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  • Matrix Guild and Sara Elkas

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    Matrix Guild has made a substantial contribution to the purchase of three apartments in Nightingale Evergreen. This purchase was made possible by a bequest from the late Sara Elkas. Sara was a founding member of Matrix Guild, an organisation with a strong connection to WPI that provides a voice for lesbians over 40. She worked ... Read more

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  • Victorian Homeless Fund House

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    WPI recently took possession of a beautiful home in Melbourne’s south east, donated by the Victorian Homeless Fund. This beautiful house is now home to a mum and her three children who have experienced family violence. They are absolutely over the moon with the home, which was donated fully furnished and landscaped.  The Victorian Homeless ... Read more

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  • Homelessness Week

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    The first week in August was Homelessness Week, a national week to shine a spotlight on issues facing people experiencing homelessness. WPI is a supporter of the Everybody’s Home campaign, calling on our government to fix Australia’s housing system and urgently provide more social housing. You can’t stay at home if you don’t have one. ... Read more

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