Westfield Local Hero Program

Westfield Local Hero Program
08/02/2023 CaringKids
Margaret Skagias - A Cuppa with a Westfield Local Hero

Margaret Skagias - A Cuppa with a Westfield Local Hero

Cuppa TV host Maritza Barone grabs a cuppa to hear the story of CaringKids founder Margaret Skagias.

It was while working as a social worker that Margaret recognised the unique contribution of thousands of Australian children who take care of parents or siblings living with a disability or illness.

Margaret was chosen as a Westfield Local Hero in 2020, receiving a $10,000 grant from Westfield Eastgardens to further the work of CaringKids.

Watch the conversation with Maritza Barone and Margaret to hear more about Margaret’s passion for supporting young carers.

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