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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!

This Mother’s Day (or any day you need a gift) support Global Sisters

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and if you are looking for a great gift in a hurry, then check out the amazing range of gifts that do good at Global Sisters. Global Sisters exists to enable women to … Continue reading

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Don’t give chocolate this easter

This Easter, I would like you to consider a different type of Easter gift, one that does not involve chocolate, well not directly. The Fig Tree Children is a Brisbane-based charity supporting orphaned and vulnerable children in Sierra Leone. In a country … Continue reading

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Help them stay – get behind the Asylum Circle crowdfunding campaign

Did you know that there are more than 2,000 people living in Queensland on bridging visas? A Bridging visa A (BVA) is a temporary visa. It allows you to stay in Australia after your current substantive visa ceases and while … Continue reading

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All girls for One Girl – Brisbane charity dinner – Saturday 3rd December 2016

I am excited to introduce Romany Maunder, One Girl Ambassador, who has written a charityspam guest post about a dinner she is organising this Saturday 3rd December, at Five Sister’s Cafe in South Brisbane, raising money for One Girl – thank … Continue reading

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Toothbrushes + slippers = Christmas kindness

My friend Ali, who has been an incredible supporter of many causes, recently collected and distributed 279 pamper boxes to go to women in domestic violence shelters on the Gold Coast.  Pretty amazing – check out her recent fb post … Continue reading

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Attention 80s Gold Coast party people!

Do you live on the Gold Coast and want to step back into an 80s disco?  Well here is your chance!  The 6th fundraising Back to the 80s singalong is on again, organised by Dominique Lummus and friends at Helensvale … Continue reading

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Two Aussie companies partner to “double the good”

Guess what??!!  Two great Aussie companies on a mission to do good, have teamed up to offer you meal and beer that delivers “double the good.” ‘Mexican with a Mission’ pioneers Zambrero, have partnered with The Good Beer Co, Australia’s first social … Continue reading

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Lets fill this container to the brim!

My friend Jane, founded an Australian charity to help orphans and at risk kids in Sierra Leone.  It is called The Fig Tree Children, and so far, Jane has raised enough money to feed, clothe and send 40 children to … Continue reading

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Elephants for Education

Cambodian charity Human and Hope Association Inc have launched a crowd funding campaign called Elephants for Education selling hand-made toy elephants to fund education for kids in Cambodia. The organisation, which recently celebrated becoming entirely locally run, aims to empower Cambodians to create … Continue reading

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GLAM It Up For Charity supporting Orange Sky Laundry #GLAM16

My annual charity dinner GLAM It Up For Charity is on again!  A little charity dinner I started when I was on maternity leave with my son, who is now TEN YEARS OLD! I never imagined this little dinner would … Continue reading

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