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Thursday 19th May is Suit of Change Day – fellas, it is time to clear out the wardrobe

Mark Ferguson, a basketballer, who at 6’5” had always struggled to find a suit that fitted him properly. So in 2005, Mark set up bespoke men’s tailor Wil Valor, and he has been helping men of all sizes from his … Continue reading

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Random Hacks of Kindness

I recently learnt about Random Hacks of Kindness (RHoK) Australia, part of a global community of technologists and changemakers who ‘hack for good’. Did you know that the word ‘hack’ in technology circles is more often used to describe a way of coming … 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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2016 Queensland charity events listing

The 2016 Queensland charity events calendar is already in full swing!  So I thought I had better hurry up and publish my annual events list, before I miss any more events!  Send me the details of any I have missed … 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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hankies for heartbreak

I have somehow honed a skill of collecting “things” for charities and causes. In 2009 it was approximately 7000 pairs of pyjamas for foster kids via The Pyjama Foundation, in 2008 it was around 4,500 teddy bears for orphans in overseas orphanages … 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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Need a great excuse to have a beer? How about a beer that will help save our Great Barrier Reef

A new craft beer company has launched in Australia.  It is called The Good Beer Co.  and what they are doing is not just good, it is GREAT! Their mission is simple. Produce Good Beer that does good. The Good Beer Co. is … Continue reading

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Top ten Brisbane Christmas party or function venues with a difference

What if your end of year celebration with friends or work Christmas party could help end homelessness, give hope and employ a person with a disability or fund unique social projects across our state?  Well guess what – it can! … Continue reading

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