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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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Shopping Up Late for Project Now: 12th July 2012

Do you live in Brisbane AND need a good excuse for some retail therapy?  If the answer is yes, then you are in luck!  You are invited to Shopping Up Late for Project Now on Thursday 12th July 2012 from … Continue reading

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A #payitforward Birthday for charity: water

I am always looking for creative ways to teach my kids about philanthropy. A really easy one is their birthdays. To be completely honest, there are a couple of other motives at play here too: firstly they simply don’t need … Continue reading

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what has Weetbix got to do with charity?

Aussie kids are Weet-bix kids – so the advertising jingle goes. Yup, Weet-Bix is a great Australian breakfast tradition (my 5 year old eats between 3 and 5 per day) but something lots of people don’t realise is that by purchasing Sanitarium’s … Continue reading

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carpets for communities

Ok, we have all heard about Tupperware parties, but have you ever heard about carpet parties?  Well they are kind of similar, except these kind of parties have an amazing feel-good factor to follow: helping to empower mothers to break … Continue reading

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dont buy easter eggs buy a chicken!

This Easter dont buy eggs, instead buy a chicken! Yes, why not this year, instead of buying chocolate Easter eggs, buy some chicks for a family in a developing country. A flock of chicks are only $20 – too easy! … Continue reading

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