Opening of Community Garden in Albury

We officially opened our much anticipated Community Garden on Tuesday 26 November 2019 in Albury, with local Elder Aunty Edna delivering a passionate 'Welcome to Country' to their many invited guests and dignitaries, including Srs Eveline Crotty, Elizabeth Moloney, and Karen Donnellon.

Mercy Leaves a Lasting Impression

Mercy Connect has again hosted Victory Lutheran College VCAL students for a practical work placement during Term 3 of the school year.

Partnering with Foodshare to Make Meals That Matter

Mercy Connect opened the Bottlebrush Cafe in early 2017 at its Thurgoona Head Office. Bottlebrush Cafe is just one of several day programs that Mercy Connect provide to people with a disability to live a connected and meaningful life in their communities.

Excitement at Camp Licola

Camp Licola excites again as Mercy Connect participants and staff attend the annual event.

Special delivery for the Learning Centre

    Earlier this year, VCAL students from Victory Lutheran College visited the Learning Centre as part of a special work experience. They returned in October with a a special delivery for the participants at the Learning Centre.

Open Night 2018

    Mercy Connect opened their doors to families and the local community on Friday 28 September at their annual Open Night.

Dinner Dance 2018

    The annual Mercy Connect Dinner Dance was held on Friday 31 August at the Commercial Club in Albury.

Trip of a lifetime for these Ladies

    A group of participants recently had the opportunity to travel down to Melbourne to enjoy a holiday together.

Footy fans head to the MCG

    In the early hours of Saturday 4 August, Mercy Connect participants headed down the Hume Highway to Melbourne to watch an afternoon of football at the MCG.

Blue Illusion Fashion Styling Night

    Mercy Connect participants strutted their stuff down the runway at the inaugural Mercy Connect x Blue Illusion Fashion night, held at the Chapel at St. Johns on Wednesday 2 May 2018.

Meals on Wheels

    Mark is one of a few Mercy Connect participants that spend their time helping the local Meals on Wheels service. Mark loves visiting regular Meals on Wheels customers including sprightly and independent Jean Smith and her cat Molly Smith.  Mark is a very caring man and the Meals on Wheels customers think the world of him.

Sensory program a success with participants

  Mercy Connect Disability Support Worker, Christine, recently came up with the idea of a sensory program for the participants.

Rahamim host free workshops at Thurgoona head-quarters

  On Monday 4 June, Jen and Ana from Rahamim Ecology Centre arrived at St. Johns, Thurgoona for a two day visit.

Local students experience at the Learning Centre

Recently, Mercy Connect partnered with Victory Lutheran College VCAL students to offer a unique work experience opportunity.

Rev-heads enjoy racing at Winton

A group of participants and staff from Mercy Connect enjoyed their annual trip to Winton Raceway which included a special twist this year.

Camp Licola

Camp Licola proves to be a favourite amongst Mercy Connect participants and staff.

Acheiving dreams and inspiring everyone along the journey

2018 marks a very special achievement for Erina, being selected to represent the Ovens & Murray in the Special Olympics, held in Adelaide in April.

Kyle's new food adventure

Mercy Connect participant, Kyle, has an exiting new project on the go. Kyle is in charge of all the vegetables for our very own Bottlebrush Cafe.

Neville's travel training

Over the past six weeks, Mercy Connect staff and participant Neville have been undertaking travel training on the local Albury/Wodonga public transport so Neville is able to get to programs at SITE Wodonga.

Inaugural Open Day

On Thursday 30th November, Mercy Connect held it's inaugural Open Day at the St. Johns grounds in Thurgoona.