Category Archives: Pay it forward

Uplift Project – recycling bras to women in need

UPDATE 25/05/16: An urgent update to this post, I spoke to Liz the founder of Uplift Project, and she currently has 40,000 bras in storage in Melbourne and desperately needs help funding the shipment of these to PNG.  For $10 … Continue reading

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Dig out your designer fashion for DV

Don’t wait til next spring to do a massive closet cull; donate your corporate and designer fashion to Women’s Legal Service today and help women and children who are escaping domestic violence. Women’s Legal Service is a specialist community legal centre … 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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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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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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Yikes! It’s Father’s Day in TWO SLEEPS

Yikes! It is Father’s Day in TWO SLEEPS, and I am here to help!   To tell you about a website that not only will sort you out for a gift, but will also help a charity….of course! In August, … Continue reading

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Heartfelt thanks from Gold Coast Secret Women’s Business

SENDING YOU A VERY BIG THANK YOU! To everyone who supported my recent project collecting tampons and pads for Gold Coast women experiencing homelessness, together we collected over 5000 items! Here is a picture of Jayne, from Gold Coast Secret … Continue reading

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Card Making in memory of mum – 17th October 2015 Brisbane

You are invited to Card Making for a Cause on Saturday 17th October 2015 at Yeronga Services Club, Brisbane. All cards made on the day are donated to local charities and causes, who then on-sell them, keeping the funds raised to … Continue reading

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The Melbourne Period Project

It is that thing we really don’t like talking about. Period. There are lots of silly names for it: Aunt Flo, Cousin Red, ‘have the painters in’, ‘in her flowers’, on the rag, ride the cotton pony, surf the crimson wave, … Continue reading

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1000 Blankets for Brisbane via #CEOsleepoutAU

On any given night in Australia more than 105,000 people are homeless. According to the Lord Mayor’s Charitable Trust 4,324 people in Brisbane are homeless, with 1,943 living in Inner City Brisbane. Cameron Van Balen, Managing Director of Laundry Australia, Home … Continue reading

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