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Len

31-12-17

Len has been volunteering for Helping Hand at Ingle Farm three times a week for five years. He has grown up all around Adelaide playing a lot of backyard cricket […]

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Joe

When Joe Muculj took on his role as a gardener and home maintenance officer he found himself with a serious sense of job satisfaction. And a tan. Prior to working […]

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Heather and Des

After 59 years of marriage, Heather and Des have plenty of memories to look back on. The parents of three love to reminisce about times gone by and do so […]

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Topsy

24-01-17

Topsy was born and raised at Wolseley, a once-bustling town near Bordertown where the gauge changed on the railway line. Educated to the end of primary school, as a child […]

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John and Jean

John and Jean are humble volunteers at Helping Hand Ingle Farm and have been visiting residents at the home for 14 years. They don’t visit on their own though, they […]

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Jean

Jean grew up in Mount Morgan, QLD, with her twin sister Joan and 8 other siblings. She was born just after WWI and her parents often went without to ensure […]

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Michael

Michael is a resident at Helping Hand Ingle Farm. He grew up in Kilkenny, where he also raised his family. Married to Helen for more than 30 years, they have […]

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Hariz

Hariz is a nurse at Helping Hand Parafield Gardens. Originally working at Lightsview, he has been with the organisation since his days as a student. ‘It was just wonderful – […]

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Dawn

Dawn was born and lived at Appila in the state’s mid north where her family ran a garage. She didn’t want to go to college; she only ever wanted to […]

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Travis

Travis has been with Helping Hand for two and a half years as a carer in Port Pirie, and is a Team Mentor. He was born and raised in Port […]

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Kate

Kate works as a Home Care Support Manager and Registered Nurse in Port Lincoln. Kate has been with Helping Hand for a few months, and has a great passion for […]

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Peter

30-01-16

“I used to go to the shops once a fortnight to do my shopping, and maybe to the doctor and that was it. I just stayed home all the time, […]

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