Sudsy Challenge hones in on homelessness

Orange Sky’s Sudsy Challenge

COURTNEY THOMAS Charity Orange Sky kicks off their month-long Sudsy Challenge tomorrow, challenging participants to wear the same clothes for three days in a row to draw attention to homelessness.   Orange Sky, which provides a free … [Read more...]

Charity thinks outside box on homelessness

Maddy Jones and Gali Blacher The Good Box

JADE MACBETH Brisbane-based humanitarians Gali Blacher and Maddy Jones have made it their mission to challenge misconceptions around homelessness through their innovative social enterprise, The Good Box.   The Brisbane-based … [Read more...]

Charities struggle to cope during pandemic

Homeless in Southport

SAMARA MCRAE Charities on the Gold Coast have been struggling to provide valuable services to people experiencing homelessness since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.   Some of the charitable organisations had to close down when … [Read more...]

Dignity needs more help this August

Dignity Drive at Woolworths August 2020

LILY NOLAN  National charity Share the Dignity is partnering with Woolworths again this month for their Dignity Drive, but this time around they need even more help due to the impact of COVID-19.   The charity, which is partnering with … [Read more...]

Brisbane gets daggy to help homeless youth

Brisbane Youth Service’s Daggy Jumper Day

IRIS ZHANG AND TRISH KETELS Brisbane residents will be in for a fashion treat today as workers and students around the city put on their daggiest jumper to help support homeless youth. Daggy Jumper Day is the brainchild of the Brisbane Youth … [Read more...]

Bra Gifting events support the girls

Support the Girls Australia’s Bra Gifting event

CHARLOTTE BRENNAN Local Charity Support the Girls Australia (STGA) provides homeless and low-income women with bras and feminine products at their monthly Bra Gifting events at Southport Community Centre.   Attendees to the event are … [Read more...]

The Source News on Global Digital – 12 September 2019

Coming up today on The Source News, we hear about the two teenagers charged in relation to the Sunshine Coast bushfires, the potential prospect of an Indigenous War memorial in Brisbane’s Anzac Square, the impact of illegal massage parlours on the … [Read more...]

Fundraiser helps feed the homeless

Walk With Us Christmas lunch

KRISTINA TRAJKOVSKI Walk With Us is holding the second annual Slices and Schooners charity fundraiser tomorrow to help support and feed homeless people living on the Gold Coast.   The fundraiser is the charity’s main fundraising event … [Read more...]

Australia’s biggest yoga class poses for dignity

Yoga4Dignity in the park

JESSICA MYLNE Yoga4Dignity is putting on Australia’s biggest yoga class on Saturday August 31 to raise vital funds to help give some dignity back to homeless women and women living below the poverty line in Australia.    The … [Read more...]

Sanitary drive returns dignity to women

Share the Dignity volunteers at Woolworths

AMY GRIFFIN Charitable organisation Share the Dignity is holding a Dignity Drive this month to collect sanitary products for Australian women and girls who are homeless or living under the poverty line, and they hope everyone in the nation will take … [Read more...]