Category Archives: Causes

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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The sweetest type of local honey

I discovered an amazing secret treasure map, that I am going to share with you! A map of 95 local honey producers across Australia. It is a community run map supporting local bees and their stewards.  The site only lists producers … Continue reading

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hankies for heartbreak

I have somehow honed a skill of collecting “things” for charities and causes. In 2009 it was approximately 7000 pairs of pyjamas for foster kids via The Pyjama Foundation, in 2008 it was around 4,500 teddy bears for orphans in overseas orphanages … 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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Need a great excuse to have a beer? How about a beer that will help save our Great Barrier Reef

A new craft beer company has launched in Australia.  It is called The Good Beer Co.  and what they are doing is not just good, it is GREAT! Their mission is simple. Produce Good Beer that does good. The Good Beer Co. is … Continue reading

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Top ten Brisbane Christmas party or function venues with a difference

What if your end of year celebration with friends or work Christmas party could help end homelessness, give hope and employ a person with a disability or fund unique social projects across our state?  Well guess what – it can! … Continue reading

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Sneakers for Samoa appeal November 2015

I would like to introduce you to my friend Anna, who is running a collection for second hand sports shoes and equipment for people in Samoa – please read on and give generously!  Learn more about the project on the … Continue reading

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Hospitality with Heart – your chance to give back this Christmas Eve 2015

A guest blog post by my big-hearted friend Natascha Mirosch who is organising a very special dinner this Christmas Eve; Hospitality with Heart – and she needs your help! ————————————- “I´ve just always been told: this is your life. Don´t … Continue reading

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Shred for a Cause helping build Hummingbird House

On Friday 25th September Reddacliffe Place at the top of Queen Street Mall will be transformed into a document shredding destination to help leave a legacy for Queensland children affected by life-limiting conditions. Neil Taylor from Shred Easy said he … Continue reading

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Yikes! It’s Father’s Day in TWO SLEEPS

Yikes! It is Father’s Day in TWO SLEEPS, and I am here to help!   To tell you about a website that not only will sort you out for a gift, but will also help a charity….of course! In August, … Continue reading

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