Tag Archives: Tara Castle

Boomerang Bags – sew sustainable

Boomerang Bags started in 2013 when Co-founders, Tania Potts and Jordyn de Boer had the dream to reduce plastic bags in their community of Burleigh Heads in Queensland. Five years on, the worldwide Boomerang Bag community has grown to include nearly … Continue reading

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You are invited to the 11th Annual GLAM It Up For Charity dinner – Friday 27th October at Darling & Co. Paddington

It was 2007, I was on maternity leave from my corporate job, and feeling very grateful for my life – I wanted to do something other than nappies and night feeds.  So, alongside my beautiful friend Michelle we decided to … Continue reading

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Top ten Brisbane Christmas party or function venues with a difference

What if your end of year celebration with friends or work Christmas party could help end homelessness, give hope and employ a person with a disability or fund unique social projects across our state?  Well guess what – it can! … Continue reading

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Shred for a Cause helping build Hummingbird House

On Friday 25th September Reddacliffe Place at the top of Queen Street Mall will be transformed into a document shredding destination to help leave a legacy for Queensland children affected by life-limiting conditions. Neil Taylor from Shred Easy said he … Continue reading

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Heartfelt thanks from Gold Coast Secret Women’s Business

SENDING YOU A VERY BIG THANK YOU! To everyone who supported my recent project collecting tampons and pads for Gold Coast women experiencing homelessness, together we collected over 5000 items! Here is a picture of Jayne, from Gold Coast Secret … Continue reading

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tickets on sale: 9th Annual 2015 GLAM It Up For Charity #bneevent #GLAM15

Each year, I organise a charity dinner in Brisbane, I call it GLAM It Up For Charity and it supports a different and grass roots charity each year.  Some of the beneficiaries have included YWCA Encore, The Olive McMahon Lodge, Second … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day 2015 good gift guide – five gifts that give twice

I LOVE a gift that gives twice.  Gifts that in addition to being for your intended recipient, one that also helps someone, a charity, a cause or a social enterprise.  Here is my 2015 Mothers Day gift guide of socially … Continue reading

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