Category Archives: Homelessness

Brisbane’s best kept foodie secret

Do you want to know Brisbane’s best kept and most awesome foodie secret?  Yes?  Then you had better read on…. I can tell you, but you have to promise me, that you wont keep this delicious secret to yourself.  You … Continue reading

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Queensland Charity Events 2015

This is the third year I have written this Queensland charity event list, kind of a wish list of all the amazing fancy-pants-for-a-good-cause type events that Queensland charities put on each year. Take a look, support* a couple and please … Continue reading

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drink coffee, do good, action against homelessness

This Friday 8th August 2014, take action against homeless and buy your Friday coffee from a cafe across Australia participating in CafeSmart 2014 and they’ll donate a $1 from every coffee sold.  To find your local do-gooder cafe, click here. … Continue reading

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Aprons4Action – get involved!

Their four rules are simple: wear your apron, take a photo, give a little and pass it on.  These are the rules of newly formed fundraising group Aprons4Action and by following these four simple steps, you too can help take … Continue reading

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Rise from the Rubble: Bangon Pilipinas – 11am Sunday, 24 November 2013

I cant imagine what the people who survived the Typhoon in Phillipines are going through, and I have been thinking of ways I can help.  Local lady Ella Castillo has put out this public plea for help, please support this … Continue reading

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Pay A Sack Forward

For most of 2013 Micheal Stafford, my new favourite superhero and brains behind BAM! Expresso has been busily making the world a better place, one expresso at a time.  Earlier this year, Michael opened a philanthro-cafe BAM! Expresso on Julia … Continue reading

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stop traffick – the JC Denim Project

The United Nations estimate that 20.9 million men, women and children are trafficked around the world for purposes of forced prostitution, labor and other forms of exploitation every year. This is equivalent to the entire population of Australia. This figure … Continue reading

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Queensland Charity Events 2013

So I went looking for a list of what charity events are on in Queensland this year, more specifically the frock-up-for-your-favourite-cause type charity Balls and couldnt fine one. So I decided to write my own. So dust off your penguin … 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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