Category Archives: Second Chance

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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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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GLAM it up for Charity Dinner is on again – Thurs 23rd October 2014

GLAM it up for Charity dinner is on again, and you are invited!  This little charity dinner in Brisbane, is in its 8th year and has raised over $50,000 for small, local and grass roots charities.  Some of the charities … 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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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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Shopping Up Late for Project Now: 12th July 2012

Do you live in Brisbane AND need a good excuse for some retail therapy?  If the answer is yes, then you are in luck!  You are invited to Shopping Up Late for Project Now on Thursday 12th July 2012 from … Continue reading

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