Category Archives: Causes

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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Give some words with heart

Do you think it would be possible to run a company that educates girls in developing countries, helps the environment AND makes a profit? Meet Lauren Shuttleworth, a Brisbane based social entrepreneur who is doing exactly that with her eco-friendly … Continue reading

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Go on, Chuck in ya Towel

What is Chuck in ya Towel? Chuck in ya Towel is a project between 139 Club, Brisbane’s ‘Soul Stylist’ Avra Velis and YOU to help raise 500+ clean towels for the homeless of Brisbane by March 31, 2016. The OFFICIAL … 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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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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