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About charityspam

I love helping charities and not-for-profits. I am a fundraiser by day and a community do-gooder by night. I often get caught up in great charitable projects and fundraisers, of which I attempt to encourage (some call this spam) others to get involved - hence the name charityspam! My background is in corporate social responsibility and marketing, and I work as a fundraiser/consultant for Social Money Solutions www.socialmoney.com.au ENJOY! Please subscribe and help spread the word!

12th Annual GLAM It Up For Charity – Friday 26th October 2018

Photo credit: Katische Haberfield It is with a broken heart, I have decided to go ahead with my annual charity dinner, GLAM It Up For Charity this year. Working inside the not-for-profit sector, GLAM has been my way of giving … Continue reading

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Wine and cheesemaking supporting Paws For Diabetes

A big thank you to Sam Bayford-Brown for sharing her story on charityspam: Toby, our 14 year old son has type 1 diabetes. We have spent the past four years navigating the ups and downs of Toby’s diabetes, with many stresses … Continue reading

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Boomerang Bags – sew sustainable

Boomerang Bags started in 2013 when Co-founders, Tania Potts and Jordyn de Boer had the dream to reduce plastic bags in their community of Burleigh Heads in Queensland. Five years on, the worldwide Boomerang Bag community has grown to include nearly … Continue reading

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It is time to axe the tax. Period.

It is time to stop taxing the dignity of Australian women. Period. And we urgently need your signature! This 2018 International Women’s Day, be part of the movement, to axe the tax on sanitary items in Australia.  Rochelle Courtenay, Founder … Continue reading

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Help PowerWells solve world energy poverty – pledge your support today

Can you imagine your life without a reliable source of electricity? It is estimated that between 1.2 and 3 billion people around the world have little or no access to electricity and / or modern fuels, to meet basic needs such as cooking, … Continue reading

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2017 gifts that do good

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You are invited to the 11th Annual GLAM It Up For Charity dinner – Friday 27th October at Darling & Co. Paddington

It was 2007, I was on maternity leave from my corporate job, and feeling very grateful for my life – I wanted to do something other than nappies and night feeds.  So, alongside my beautiful friend Michelle we decided to … Continue reading

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