5 10, 2016

246!! Not Just any Number


Is that a record? Each year it feels like we have set a record effort as we bundle up the gifts for Sri Lanka. This year was no exception and we have just shipped 246 cartons out the door at Frenchs Forest. And we did that

5 10, 2009

2009 Container is being prepared…

Teams of people sorting and packing all those goods so generously donated.

Here is some of the activity on the 5 October.


8 10, 2007

Macquarie Bank Parcels

This year I was really touched by the interest that the big corporates took in our project. And not only did they support this with gifts but some of their people committed days of work as well. How humbling that support is. And how grateful I was for it. They worked so hard and achieved

8 10, 2007

A Stich in Time – A Year in Fact

My dear friend Winsome has done an amazing job over many months with her sewing machine. She has turned out more than 400 cloth bags, used by the children for carrying books and, well just about anything they turn their minds to actually. And she stitched up more than 150 cloth bags used as pencil

8 10, 2007

The Engine Room – My Volunteers

A week of dawn ’til dusk labour by all sorts of people see this project come together in the last week before the freight company collects the cartons. It is school holidays here so a few parents who came along to help brought their children with them. Some had sorting and packaging tasks which soon

13 08, 2007

Volunteers Make this Work

orphan-boys Originally Posted 13 January 2007

Saturday morning and a small group of friends and neighbours (one from as far afield as the UK) drop by to help package goods for dispatch. Cup of coffee and some cake fuel the process. But the real fuel is a passion

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