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Stories of progress

Learn how BSL's work has impacted our community.

This is a photo of Heather, Hippy Co-ordinator and Mum with her son Lachlan

It is the whole family that benefits, which makes it even more special

This is a photo of Cassie, a Saver Plus participant

I wouldn’t have had that money if it weren’t for Saver Plus

This is a photo of Evie, a volunteer at the Respite Banksia Centre in Frankston

BSL is my second family

This is a photo of Ita, a Stepping Stones Participant with her business products

I have learnt I am not alone

This is a photo of Angie, a Program Coordinator of the Stepping Stones Program

Financial wellbeing is key to long term security

This is a photo of Achel, a Breakfast Club Participant

My daughter loves her start to the day thanks to the Breakfast Club

This is a photo of our BSL Op Shop in Moonee Ponds

I couldn’t have asked for a better place to work for 40 years

This is a photo of our Hunter Gatherer (HG) store in the Melbourne CBD

The staff put heart and soul into our city

This is a photo of our Aged Care and Coolibah Club Member, Yen

Long standing member of the Coolibah Hub

This is a photo of our past Board and Charter Member, David

My history with BSL goes back 34 years and I love my connection with this organisation

This is a photo of Aaron, a past participant of our Transition to Work program and now staff member at the David Scott School

I have had opportunities to do things I never thought I would

This is a photo of James, an NDIS participant

With the help of NDIS funding, James was able to buy a laptop and continue his appointments during COVID

This is a photo of John, a Community Engagement Lead for BSL

My role is very unique and I love it

This is an image of clothes available at our Ivanhoe store

I have thoroughly enjoyed my 28 years being a BSL volunteer

This is a photo of Krystal, a participant of the Given the Chance Program

I feel FREE

This is a photo of Hawa, a volunteer at our Aged Care residence, Sambell Lodge

Thank you BSL for making this year so special for me

This is a photo of Charlotte, a past participant of Given the Chance Program and now a BSL staff member

Thank you BSL for believing in me

This is a photo of the descendants of Gerard Tucker, spanning several generations.

Long may the dedicated family of BSL continue to provide for others without question

This is a photo of Alice, a BSL Senior Social Worker, at Julia Creek, with her new friend, the local calf

A borrowed caravan became the BSL Outreach Office in Julia Creek

This is a photo of Philippa, a BSL volunteer

I continue as an ardent supporter of the Brotherhood

This photo is one of our op shops

I have found many treasures

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