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Now is the time to clear out the tech junk you have in your house or workplace

I am a big fan of social enterprise Substation33 – working to solve multiple social and environmental issues with their e-waste facility in Logan. I would like to share this urgent request for help, seeking a simple donation of ANY … Continue reading

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Wine and cheesemaking supporting Paws For Diabetes

A big thank you to Sam Bayford-Brown for sharing her story on charityspam: Toby, our 14 year old son has type 1 diabetes. We have spent the past four years navigating the ups and downs of Toby’s diabetes, with many stresses … Continue reading

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Boomerang Bags – sew sustainable

Boomerang Bags started in 2013 when Co-founders, Tania Potts and Jordyn de Boer had the dream to reduce plastic bags in their community of Burleigh Heads in Queensland. Five years on, the worldwide Boomerang Bag community has grown to include nearly … Continue reading

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It is time to axe the tax. Period.

It is time to stop taxing the dignity of Australian women. Period. And we urgently need your signature! This 2018 International Women’s Day, be part of the movement, to axe the tax on sanitary items in Australia.  Rochelle Courtenay, Founder … Continue reading

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Help PowerWells solve world energy poverty – pledge your support today

Can you imagine your life without a reliable source of electricity? It is estimated that between 1.2 and 3 billion people around the world have little or no access to electricity and / or modern fuels, to meet basic needs such as cooking, … Continue reading

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2017 gifts that do good

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You are invited to the 11th Annual GLAM It Up For Charity dinner – Friday 27th October at Darling & Co. Paddington

It was 2007, I was on maternity leave from my corporate job, and feeling very grateful for my life – I wanted to do something other than nappies and night feeds.  So, alongside my beautiful friend Michelle we decided to … Continue reading

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Become someone’s fairy godmother

Have you always wanted to be someone’s fairy godmother?  Well, here is your big chance… Ipswich mum Sam Harrison wants your old formal dress or suit to lend / gift to disadvantaged students in Ipswich, to create magical school formals … Continue reading

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Don’t give chocolate this easter

This Easter, I would like you to consider a different type of Easter gift, one that does not involve chocolate, well not directly. The Fig Tree Children is a Brisbane-based charity supporting orphaned and vulnerable children in Sierra Leone. In a country … Continue reading

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Help them stay – get behind the Asylum Circle crowdfunding campaign

Did you know that there are more than 2,000 people living in Queensland on bridging visas? A Bridging visa A (BVA) is a temporary visa. It allows you to stay in Australia after your current substantive visa ceases and while … Continue reading

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