The C3 Teams mobilised volunteers across Newcastle and Lake Macquarie (Floraville, Jesmond, Newcastle, Windale, Mayfield and Cardiff ) in 6 Projects assisting a women’s refuge and families who are doing it tough. These teams did an an amazing job with incredible before and after transformations. C3 CHURCH VICTORY
“I have to thank you for a lovely day and the best day when I arrived Australia. Me and my family were very excited with you and the team.” Jesmond Project Recipient
“Thank you so much we really appreciate it.” Windale Project Recipient
“I just want to thank everyone who was involved in my backyard blitz. It looks amazing. I’m so grateful, thank you all a million times, God bless you.” Cardiff Project Recipient
“I can’t believe the improvements! It will be so much cooler with the fake grass (I assume it’s fake) covering the concrete. And those hanging pots! And the little herb garden! And the vine taken off all the front garden! I’m so excited! It was always so ugly and I’ve dreamed of it being improved ever since I started work there. Such a welcoming space for staff and clients now!” Womens Refuge Recipient
“CityServe really helped me to see my life in a different perspective. I thought I was doing it tough working 20 days straight, but when you spend time with a refugee family that has had to flee their country, they are separated from all their extended family and are learning to live in a different culture with one of their children that has significant disabilities you realise that really we are so blessed.” CityServe Volunteer
“Many thanks to our new CityServe friends from the Lift Church who came out today and helped freshen up the structures around Miller. What a difference a coat of paint makes. Thanks again to everyone who helped out today!” Belmont Baseball Club
“Here are some before and after shots but they really don’t show all the work that was done as there was just so much rubbish cleared. We had the mixed rubbish skip bin piled up and overflowing! Not so much in the steel bin as quite a bit was loaded on Steve’s truck and taken to the school to be used there. It was great weather, and we had a good team. Brad Langman did a great job of leading out as well and was there till we finished. Thanks for all your help with this project. ” Jan & Steve
ULINGA OVAL CARDIFF STH Top dressing 80 tonne of soil and lay grass. Painting the fence rail and walls of the toilets. CENTURY 21 Newcastle Project.
“What a great day for SCFC and the CityServe Team from Century 21 Team. The goals dugouts and corner were all finished and ready for the start of the season. I also appreciated the leadership of Nick who knew exactly what we were trying to accomplish and led his team well. Rick, another successful day and very appreciated by the clubs, Jnr & Snr. Looking forward to next year with CityServe.” Max McCorkell SCFC
“Fourteen CityServe volunteers from Vivid Life Church and Whitebridge Church of Christ have completed the first part of the Whitebridge High project. Planting shrubs and trees to stabilize a steep embankment at the school. The school business Manager and Principal joined in. The following day the Charlestown Seventh Day Adventist Team completed the second part of the project. Thank you all for a weekend day of serving the city!” Mark Downey
“I want to take this opportunity to thank City Serve and their team as well as to the parents/ families and educators that assisted in the event yesterday. It was a big day but a very worthwhile one. THANK YOU EVERYONE for being involved and especially CITY SERVE- the day would not have been successful without you.” Irene Pearce Centre Director
30+ CityServe and Centre volunteers contributed 2000hrs with a project value of $60,000+
Well done to all involved!