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Be Kind Maroondah

Be kind Maroondah

Did you know that one act of kindness each day can reduce stress, anxiety and depression? Recent statistics show that social isolation is having a negative impact on mental health with requests for mental health assistance in Australia increasing by as much as 40%.  

During these difficult times, it is important that we are kind to ourselves, to others and to our local businesses. We are all finding things to be hard going at the moment, but we can get through it by supporting each other. Maroondah City Council is joining the City of Ballarat in their Be Kind campaign.

Share your kindness stories

Share stories of kindness and see what others are doing:

Be kind to yourself  Be kind to others  Be kind to business

Knit one, warm one

Do you have spare time and would like to help people in need?

Knit one warm one

Knit one, warm one builds on the remarkable spirit and goodwill shown by our community during the COVID-19 pandemic by offering a chance for knitters to help those sleeping rough or struggling financially. Find out more about how you can help

 

Helpful ideas and resources on kindness

What Council is doing

While all of our essential services are still operating, here are extra activities Council has put in place to help our community during this time: 

 

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