Category Archives: Children

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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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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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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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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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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