Category Archives: Cancer Council

Dear Melanoma

The following post was written by Rebecca Sparrow, republished on charityspam with her blessings… Meet Emma.  She’s my babysitter. She’s 22. Loves a laugh. Loves to travel. And last year was diagnosed with stage 4 melanoma. Stage 4 melanoma is … Continue reading

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breakfast with a man who saved a million lives….

  It is not everyday that you get a chance to have breakfast with a man who saved a million lives – but guess what, here is your big chance! Profesor Ian Frazer is the man who saved a million lives, … Continue reading

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Project Declan

This Friday afternoon, I want to tell you about an amazing thing that is happening in Brisbane, best told by an inspiring facebook post I read last night: Status Update By Project Declan. UPDATE – Please take a minute to … Continue reading

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my annual charity dinner

As my good friend Neil Shannon from The Villager Hotel puts it “we are about to enter the boobs and balls fundraising season”.  That would be Breast Cancer in the month of October, and Prostate Cancer (via hugely successful Movember … Continue reading

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collaborate for a cause – social media for social good 27 July 2012

The purpose of my blog is to (attempt to) inject a bit of social kindness into your week and to showcase what many clever and kind people  are up to helping others. This post is no exception, but this time … Continue reading

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Top 10 socially kind Mothers Day Gifts that give back

Don’t go buying Mum another pair of fluffy slippers this Mothers Day – instead, what about giving a gift that gives twice.  A beautiful gift for mum AND a socially kind story behind it – there are lots of perfect … Continue reading

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cards for a cure

Today I am posting a note from my lovely friend Kerri, who’s mum is this week undergoing her fourth round of surgery for cancer: Dear Friends and Family, As many of you are aware, my mum has just undergone her … Continue reading

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