Category Archives: Homelessness

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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Attention 80s Gold Coast party people!

Do you live on the Gold Coast and want to step back into an 80s disco?  Well here is your chance!  The 6th fundraising Back to the 80s singalong is on again, organised by Dominique Lummus and friends at Helensvale … Continue reading

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GLAM It Up For Charity supporting Orange Sky Laundry #GLAM16

My annual charity dinner GLAM It Up For Charity is on again!  A little charity dinner I started when I was on maternity leave with my son, who is now TEN YEARS OLD! I never imagined this little dinner would … Continue reading

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Thursday 19th May is Suit of Change Day – fellas, it is time to clear out the wardrobe

Mark Ferguson, a basketballer, who at 6’5” had always struggled to find a suit that fitted him properly. So in 2005, Mark set up bespoke men’s tailor Wil Valor, and he has been helping men of all sizes from his … 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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Paying It Forward dinner Brisbane – Wednesday 11th November 2015

Chef Minh Le understands what it’s like to struggle. In 1979, Le arrived with his family from a war-ravaged Vietnam and settled in Cabramatta, where he says, life was tough. “My parents had to struggle really hard to provide for … 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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