‘The Mowerman’ hits Gold Coast for Bravehearts

Bravehearts White Balloon Day

SAMARA MCRAE AND STAFF WRITERS Seventy-five-year-old Robina resident Claude ‘The Mowerman’ Harvey will be pushing his famed lawn mower from Coolangatta to Hope Island and back this week to help raise money for Bravehearts’ White Balloon … [Read more...]

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...]

Park goes red for domestic violence awareness

Tom Tate Red Bench Mudgeeraba

LILY NOLAN AND STAFF WRITERS The Gold Coast’s Mudgeeraba Rotary Park has become the newest recipient of a brightly painted red bench as part of the Red Bench Project, which aims to start an important dialogue about domestic … [Read more...]

South East takes on 35km walk for mito

Sunshine Coast Bloody Long Walk

YUAN LIU & STAFF WRITERS Thousands of fundraisers in the South East are putting their best foot forward this month to take part in the Bloody Long Walk, in order to help find treatments and a cure for mitochondrial … [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...]

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...]

Radio Lollipop in urgent need of donations

Radio Lollipop volunteers in studio

ROSIE BALL Gold Coast hospital radio station Radio Lollipop is back on air but organisers are desperate for donations to enable them to carry on providing their vital service throughout the coronavirus pandemic. The Gold Coast University … [Read more...]

Fashion Parade supports Mater Redlands

Mater Private Hospital Redlands Spring Fashion Parade

SAMANTHA BALDRY Mater Private Hospital Redlands is holding their 16th annual Spring Fashion Parade and Morning Tea on September 13 to raise money for special equipment that the hospital may otherwise not be able to … [Read more...]

Walk targets farm animal maltreatment

Walk for Farm Animals Brisbane

BRITTINY EDWARDS More than 80 supporters are expected to walk the streets through Brisbane City and Southbank this Sunday as part of the annual Walk for Farm Animals, which raises awareness of the maltreatment of farm animals.   Farm … [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...]