Category Archives: Flood relief

Send love to the west this Valentine’s Day via #bakedrelief

Get your nana’s ANZAC biscuit recipe ready, spatulas set…..and GO!!!! Get your bake on for the second annual #lovetothewest campaign via #bakedrelief, sending home-baked goodies to drought affected farming families in Queensland this Valentines Day. Baked Relief is a direct giving … Continue reading

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imagine you baked a cake and it changed a life

This story is a bit longer than what I usually blog on charityspam, so grab a cup of tea, sit down and enjoy this inspiring story beautifully told by my friend Danielle Crismani from #bakedrelief, published with her blessings x … Continue reading

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a call for help – 2013 #bne BBQ for homeless and others who need it

There is a Big Issue vendor in Brisbane known as “Grant the Polite Guy” and each year he organises a large scale and free BBQ for homeless people (and others who need it) in Musgrave Park in West End, Brisbane. With … Continue reading

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Friends for Fiji Appeal 2013

Today I met the amazing Jo Hassan, who alongside Sam Brown, a facebook page and a whole lot of community support, is trying to fill a twenty-foot shipping container bound for cyclone-ravaged Fiji this Friday (08/02/12). I had heard about … Continue reading

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#bakedrelief and other ways you can help

It feels like half of Australia is either under water or on fire, it is often hard to know what to do to help. An incredibly simple, yet highly effective way to help is to provide baked relief to support … Continue reading

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100 blankets in July, and other ways to make a difference

Through the power of social media, I heard about two inspiring Brisbane ladies; Denise Hoyle and Kerry Krause, who, alongside a small army of like-minded kind folk, call themselves Making a Difference – Brisbane.  Their current goal is to collect 100 Blankets … Continue reading

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a Friday afternoon feel-good story for you…

I would like to share a nice, feel-good story with you.  A few weeks ago, a friend of mine told me about an appeal happening in Australia to buy bras for women in a small village in Fiji who were … Continue reading

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