News and Events

All the latest news and events from Waverley Helpmates

RAISING OVER $5,000

Daniel is one of our specialized gardening colleagues. Recently he made a difference by raising over $5,000 for the Royal Children’s Hospital on the Good Friday Appeal. As the total raised amount on the day was $17,222 this was an amazing achievement. With a small size boot Daniel leaves a huge positive footprint. We at […]

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Fruit for health program

In our newly introduced cooking classes we focus on nutrition and healthy food. All recipes include plenty of fresh vegetables, lean meat and poultry. It’s clear that eating fresh produce is good for your immune system, especially in the colder months. To expand our healthy eating program, we have introduced a fruit for health program. […]

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Masterchef Mondays

As part of our training program we recently introduced weekly cooking classes. In our first class it was evident we have already some new talented chefs in the making. All aprons were donned with pride, and added a professional touch to everyone whilst having fun at the same time! Being able to cook meals is […]

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Reducing our carbon footprint

In 2021 Waverley Helpmates are committed to our switch to sustainable, clean energy. Firstly we have replaced all the lights on our premises to energy saving LED lights. Led Lights are recyclable and free of all harsh chemicals. With one Led light able to do the work of roughly 25 incandescent light bulbs over its lifetime. Led […]

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Futures Expo 2021

Recently Waverley Helpmates were at the Heatherwood Futures Expo chatting with soon-to-be school leavers and their families. The transition from school is an exciting and daunting time for students. The Expo provided up-to- date information for those students and also for parents, teachers and support staff on post-school options including TAFE Colleges, Disability Employment Services, […]

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We cherish our loyal customers

Dawn is one of our longstanding valuable customers. She loves seeing her favorite helpmate Daniel who is spoiled at every visit with drinks, treats and last but not least Dawn’s company!  As a result Daniel enjoys his job at Dawn’s and ensures quality lawn mowing and edging is done with precision! You can see why […]

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Locked down

As we approach hopefully the end of the snap lock down, it reminds us we just have started recovering from last year. We at WHM realise how good it is to get back to work, reclaim our freedom, and enjoy doing the things we love. It doesn’t matter at this stage if it is 5 […]

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Waverley Helpmates volunteering at Abbeyfield Housing

Abbeyfield Australia is a national not-for-profit community housing provider and the peak body representing 26 independent Abbeyfield Societies in towns and suburb across Australia. All Abbeyfield accommodation (house and hostels) are operated on a not-for-profit basis by local communities as a local solution to a local housing need. Waverley Helpmates took an opportunity to volunteer […]

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Reflecting on 2020

The year 2020 has been without a doubt one of the toughest years Australia has ever faced. Devastating bush-fires and the global pandemic have tested each and every one of us like never before. This time last year no one could have imagined how our day to day lives would change. Social distancing, flattening the […]

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A brand new look for our workshop

Did you know that our workshop had a big make over this year? More space was created. Our lawn mowing and gardening equipment can be stored according to safety standards and not regularly used items are stored on shelves. The lines are color coordinated so that our gardeners can identify where to put their lawn […]

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