Category Archives: youth

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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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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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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Making waves – turning ocean waste into skateboards

   I heard about a super cool skateboard brand today, one that recycles ocean waste into skateboards. It is an LA based company called Bureo, who collect and recycle fishing nets from the coast of Chile, turn the nets to … Continue reading

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there is a party in a park, and you are invited – Sunday 26 July 2015 #bne

If you live in Brisbane, and want to get outdoors for a fantastic community event, then block out the diary for Sunday 26 July because it’s Picnic in the Park time! Picnic in the Park is unique as far as … 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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