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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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Two Aussie companies partner to “double the good”

Guess what??!!  Two great Aussie companies on a mission to do good, have teamed up to offer you meal and beer that delivers “double the good.” ‘Mexican with a Mission’ pioneers Zambrero, have partnered with The Good Beer Co, Australia’s first social … Continue reading

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Lets fill this container to the brim!

My friend Jane, founded an Australian charity to help orphans and at risk kids in Sierra Leone.  It is called The Fig Tree Children, and so far, Jane has raised enough money to feed, clothe and send 40 children to … Continue reading

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Elephants for Education

Cambodian charity Human and Hope Association Inc have launched a crowd funding campaign called Elephants for Education selling hand-made toy elephants to fund education for kids in Cambodia. The organisation, which recently celebrated becoming entirely locally run, aims to empower Cambodians to create … 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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Attention Brisbane! Live music gig raising funds for orphaned and vulnerable children in Sierra Leone

My very big-hearted friend Jane, has spent the last year (maybe more) setting up an Australian based charity to help orphaned and vulnerable children in Sierre Leone.  Jane is hosting a music gig in Brisbane next month and YOU ARE INVITED! … Continue reading

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One of a kind speakers. Great sound. Incredible cause.

It is funny how the world works.  You might remember a few posts ago, I wrote about social enterprise Substation33 that recycle and reuse electronic waste to create jobs and training opportunities for disadvantaged jobseekers in Logan?  (Here is the … Continue reading

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ECOPADS = environment, education and empowerment

I recently learnt about an amazing lady,  Freeda Thong, a Brisbane based social entrepreneur passionate about women, the environment and equality. Freeda recently ran a crowd funding campaign to raise $15,000 for her new, innovative, environmentally and socially impactful product – Ecopads. … Continue reading

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Give some words with heart

Do you think it would be possible to run a company that educates girls in developing countries, helps the environment AND makes a profit? Meet Lauren Shuttleworth, a Brisbane based social entrepreneur who is doing exactly that with her eco-friendly … Continue reading

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