Category Archives: Australian charity

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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Attention Brisbane! Live music gig raising funds for orphaned and vulnerable children in Sierra Leone

My very big-hearted friend Jane, has spent the last year (maybe more) setting up an Australian based charity to help orphaned and vulnerable children in Sierre Leone.  Jane is hosting a music gig in Brisbane next month and YOU ARE INVITED! … Continue reading

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Uplift Project – recycling bras to women in need

UPDATE 25/05/16: An urgent update to this post, I spoke to Liz the founder of Uplift Project, and she currently has 40,000 bras in storage in Melbourne and desperately needs help funding the shipment of these to PNG.  For $10 … Continue reading

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Dig out your designer fashion for DV

Don’t wait til next spring to do a massive closet cull; donate your corporate and designer fashion to Women’s Legal Service today and help women and children who are escaping domestic violence. Women’s Legal Service is a specialist community legal centre … Continue reading

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2016 Queensland charity events listing

The 2016 Queensland charity events calendar is already in full swing!  So I thought I had better hurry up and publish my annual events list, before I miss any more events!  Send me the details of any I have missed … Continue reading

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2015 Top Ten Christmas gifts that give back

I have searched my favourite online charity shops and social enterprises, so that you don’t have to!  Here is my annual list, top ten Christmas gifts that give twice.  A gift for you to give, and that helps a charity, … Continue reading

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