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Back to School - Penrith South Primary School

The benefits of a back to school program at a grass roots level   Being a part of Community Smiles Back to School Program has helped build supportive and positive relationships between the school and family which is necessary, especially for families that may require additional financial/emotional/physical support throughout the years.    Poor attendance is a major cause of ...

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Letter to Community Smiles from Winmalee Public School, NSW.

15th April 2019   Dear Community Smiles,   Thank you so much for the amazing back to school backpacks you provided for over 10 families at Winmalee Public School. The backpacks and items in them were of amazing quality and even when we asked for more it was not a problem and the packs arrived the next day. Seeing the students who received your backpacks happy and excited ...

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I have Autism

The following story has been submitted by Mark, Glenbrook. I am a young man. I don’t believe in hope, or faith anymore. I lost all hope because whilst I was younger I suffered from a Mental disability known as Autism. My parents still talk to me about how If I don’t do better in school then I will be suffering for the rest of my life. I have 4 F’s out of my 7 classes. I am ...

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My son was kidnapped by his father

Blake was Born January 13th 2011. I was 20 years old. I was dating his father for 3 years before he was born. A few months after Blake was born we had a falling out and his father wasn’t around much, A year later on Father’s Day June 18th, I receive a phone call from him requesting to see Blake that day. He demanded to spend time with him alone. I was too kind to agree and allo ...

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