Tag Archives: Brisbane

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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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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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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Orange Sky Laundry – Australia’s first mobile laundry service for the homeless

Other than a brief stint volunteering for the Wilderness Society dressed up in a mangey Koala suit, my social conscience at age 20 was still very much a work in progress.   But not these guys.  In July 2014, two Brisbane friends and social … 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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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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