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Funds deal allows Aspleycare charity to continue after financial hardship threatens survival

ASPLEYCARE will continue to provide emergency relief for thousands of Queenslanders after the Federal Government confirmed funding until June 2023. Aspleycare president Tom Borger said the support of Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth saved the day. “It’s a miracle,” Mr Borger said. “Around November last year I wrote to four of the Federal parliamentarians – Wayne Swan, Luke Howarth, Jenny ... Read More »

Brisbane schools join Fiver for a Farmer campaign

Christ the King Deception Bay

CATHOLIC schools across Brisbane archdiocese joined the Fiver for a Farmer movement to raise much-needed money to help farming families struggling through Australia’s worst drought crisis in centuries. Arriving at school dressed as farmers, students and staff came up with some novel and innovating ideas to raise awareness and money for the struggling farmers. Queensland’s Department of Agriculture and Fisheries ... Read More »

Giving Uganda love with lemonade

Linda Brady with student donors

By Emilie Ng PROFITS from a small lemonade venture organised by three students at St Benedict’s Primary School, Mango Hill, will help a Catholic teacher feed a Ugandan family for one week. Year 1 student Austin Barnes and sister Chloe Barnes, of Year 2, along with Year 2 student Amelia Smith, set up a kerbside lemonade stall outside their home ... Read More »

Students keeping Daniel’s legacy alive

By Emilie Ng BRIGIDINE College students vowed to keep kids safe on the streets and the Internet when they gave Bruce and Denise Morcombe more than $1100 last week. The Indooroopilly college held a Day for Daniel fundraising event on February 27 and raised $1192 for the Daniel Morcombe Foundation through bake sales, face painting and manicures. Year 12 student leaders ... Read More »

Childers students walk for refugees

St Joseph’s and Xavier Catholic College staff and students walked around Childers

STUDENTS at St Joseph’s School, Childers, went out for a walk one day and raised more than $2000 for refugee children held in Australian detention centres. The Year 4 to 7 students were joined by students from Xavier Catholic College, Hervey Bay, on the 10km Walk for Refugee Children living in detention centres up and down hills on the outskirts ... Read More »

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