Tag Archives: Queensland Floods

imagine you baked a cake and it changed a life

This story is a bit longer than what I usually blog on charityspam, so grab a cup of tea, sit down and enjoy this inspiring story beautifully told by my friend Danielle Crismani from #bakedrelief, published with her blessings x … Continue reading

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a call for help – 2013 #bne BBQ for homeless and others who need it

There is a Big Issue vendor in Brisbane known as “Grant the Polite Guy” and each year he organises a large scale and free BBQ for homeless people (and others who need it) in Musgrave Park in West End, Brisbane. With … 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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100 blankets in July, and other ways to make a difference

Through the power of social media, I heard about two inspiring Brisbane ladies; Denise Hoyle and Kerry Krause, who, alongside a small army of like-minded kind folk, call themselves Making a Difference – Brisbane.  Their current goal is to collect 100 Blankets … Continue reading

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a Friday afternoon feel-good story for you…

I would like to share a nice, feel-good story with you.  A few weeks ago, a friend of mine told me about an appeal happening in Australia to buy bras for women in a small village in Fiji who were … Continue reading

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volunteers needed! can you spare just 3 hours?

It was 1994, it was hot.  I was dressed up in an old, mangey full body koala suit standing in the middle of the Victoria Bridge in Brisbane’s CBD on a hot Queensland summers day. Crazy?  Possibly.  This was my … Continue reading

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shoe boxes of love

The concept behind Shoe Boxes of Love Inc. is simple. To provide  love, hope, and support to individuals directly affected by a disaster, through the provision of Shoe Boxes of Love; boxes of essential and luxury items. Shoe Boxes of Love Inc was launched by Kimberley … Continue reading

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