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St. Joseph, our great protector, has watched over our needs throughout

our history.  Once again, with great confidence, we confide this project

to his care.

THE LITTLE SISTERS

IN COLLABORATION WITH THE INNER NORTH FOUNDATION

The Little Sisters of the Poor and the Inner North Community Foundation have partnered on the Raise the Roof Fund to build on local connections to giving and provide people a way to give to support the important work of the Little Sisters of the Poor in Northcote.

The Inner North Community Foundation is a registered charity governed by local people. Over the last 15 years, it has given $5.2m to more than 250 local groups across Melbourne’s inner north to strengthen prosperous, connected and cohesive communities. These funds have come from more than 700 local people who have chipped in to help make their community t​hrive.

 

Find out more

https://www.innernorthfoundation.org.au/

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THE LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR at St. Joseph’s Home, Northcote, have embarked on a Raise the Roof Fundraising Appeal to replace our leaking roof.   

Work commenced in early March and is already making good progress.

JOIN OUR BAT TEAM. Buy a tile for $30

This will pay for one roof tile, plus the labour and extra materials to keep it in place for many years

 ....we need 58,000 roof tiles altogether

$500 will cover costs for one square metre of roofing

  ....we have a total of 4,700 square metres to cover

$200,000 will roof our auditorium, Chapel, or dining room. 

Cost Estimate which has been provided by   SIDA Constructions is $2million.

Detail on the building works can be provided for consideration by any potential donor.

Watch this page for updates.

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The boys laying new tiles over

the new sarking and batons.

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The old ridge

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The new ridge

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This photo shows the old batons and

sarking being removed from above

the dining

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This photo shows the newly tiled roof with

a section exposed showing the new Sarking, (waterproof membrane) Batons (The timbers

the tiles are attached to)

This is the South East section

of the roof with all new tiles.

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