Tag Archives: GIVIT

Tips for donating quality second hand goods and clothing in Brisbane

I am regularly asked for suggestions on worthy charities to donate second hand furniture, electrical items, clothing, baby stuff and other random items to.  I have been asked three times in two days, so I thought I might write a … Continue reading

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Dear Melanoma

The following post was written by Rebecca Sparrow, republished on charityspam with her blessings… Meet Emma.  She’s my babysitter. She’s 22. Loves a laugh. Loves to travel. And last year was diagnosed with stage 4 melanoma. Stage 4 melanoma is … Continue reading

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#bakedrelief and other ways you can help

It feels like half of Australia is either under water or on fire, it is often hard to know what to do to help. An incredibly simple, yet highly effective way to help is to provide baked relief to support … 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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social media for social good: donate a friend

I have said it before, and I will say it again: you dont have to be rich to be a philanthropist.  As nice as it would be to be Bill and Melinda Gates or Chuck Feeney and give away billions of … Continue reading

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the top ten socially kind christmas gifts 2011

I heard the most amazing Christmas story through the website GIVIT. Last year, a family tired of the usual fuss and commercialisation of Christmas decided that instead of giving gifts to each other,  they bought the ENTIRE outstanding list off … Continue reading

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Just GIVIT!

I agree, times are tough.  It is pretty easy to throw your arms in the air, be overwhelmed by the enormity of social needs facing our globe and do nothing at all.  However, I am a non-believer in this whole … Continue reading

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