94-year-old Betty Biffin is a HammondCare legend. She's been volunteering with us for more than 25 years, holding a morning tea for the residents of Hammondville three times a year. Recently, we were invited to one of her famous morning teas to meet this wonderful lady.
70 years ago, Canon Bob Hammond died on 12 May 1946. They buried you quickly in those days, and so when the funeral procession made its way from St Andrew’s Cathedral in the city just two days’ later, the streets of Sydney were lined with people from all stations of life.
It's takes a special person to want to volunteer with older people, and an even more special person to decide to do it while fighting cancer. Meet Gail, one of our wonderful volunteers in Sydney's south-east as part of National Volunteers Week.
Ravi is a maintenance manager at HammondCare's Miranda home. He moved to Australia 8 years ago from Fiji and has always wanted to find a way to contribute to his home country. Recently that dream was realised through team work and clever thinking.