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Paying It Forward dinner Brisbane – Wednesday 11th November 2015

Chef Minh Le understands what it’s like to struggle. In 1979, Le arrived with his family from a war-ravaged Vietnam and settled in Cabramatta, where he says, life was tough. “My parents had to struggle really hard to provide for … Continue reading

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Hospitality with Heart – your chance to give back this Christmas Eve 2015

A guest blog post by my big-hearted friend Natascha Mirosch who is organising a very special dinner this Christmas Eve; Hospitality with Heart – and she needs your help! ————————————- “I´ve just always been told: this is your life. Don´t … Continue reading

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karma kegs and R U OK to run for beer

Have you heard of Karma Kegs?  A karma keg is a keg of beer, where you decide how much you will pay for your beer, and the money usually goes to charity or funding community projects.  Lots of bars across … Continue reading

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ever been to a goat drive? Here is your chance…

I have been to lamington drives, eaten my way through chocolate drives, but never attended a GOAT DRIVE!! So I am excited to share the good news, Bleeding Heart and Oxfam Australia are coming together to present their fifth annual Goat Drive … Continue reading

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Pay A Sack Forward

For most of 2013 Micheal Stafford, my new favourite superhero and brains behind BAM! Expresso has been busily making the world a better place, one expresso at a time.  Earlier this year, Michael opened a philanthro-cafe BAM! Expresso on Julia … Continue reading

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make charity the winner this Melbourne Cup Day 2013

A very organised friend of mine keeps asking me about Melbourne Cup events in Brisbane that support a charity. I couldn’t easily find a list to send her, so (again) I thought I would create my own list.  If you … Continue reading

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party for purpose – Brisbane 24 August 2013

Brisbane-based Human Ventures, a profit-for-purpose social enterprise that assists marginalised communities in Queensland, is throwing a party to remember on August 24, to raise funds and awareness of their mission to bring positive change through arts based programs. The ‘Party for Purpose’ … Continue reading

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my annual charity dinner

As my good friend Neil Shannon from The Villager Hotel puts it “we are about to enter the boobs and balls fundraising season”.  That would be Breast Cancer in the month of October, and Prostate Cancer (via hugely successful Movember … Continue reading

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Goodbye fundraising month of boobs. Hello fundraising month of balls…

Meet Neil Shannon, publican, crazy Irishman and serial fundraiser. For the past five years, in the month of October and with the help of Neil Shannon, I have hosted a charity dinner supporting various breast cancer charities. In addition to … Continue reading

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Expresso Train Café & Catering – Social Enterprise in Nundah, Brisbane

Recently I heard about a fantastic Social Enterprise in Nundah, Brisbane.  It is called Expresso Train Café & Catering, 46 Station Street, Nundah – just opposite the Nundah Train station.  The Café is part of the Nundah Community Enterprises Co-operative … Continue reading

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