Monthly Charity News (April)

April 11, 2017
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Energy Skills Queensland is involved in a number of key charity initiates to help raise funds for disadvantaged Australians.

Share-The-Dignity‘Charity of the Month’ for April is Share the Dignity #dignitydrive.

Energy Skills Queensland office will be a collection point for Toowong and
the team will be providing as much products as possible.

We encourage everyone to be involved so if you would like to make a donation please stop by or you can visit the website for individual donation details
www.sharethedignity.com.au/dignitydrive

 

ozharvest

 

‘Charity of the Month’ for March was OzSizzle.

OzSizzle is part of OZ Harvest initiative and is supporting vulnerable Australians by raising money to help put food on the table for those who are going without. OzHarvest is the first perishable food rescue organisation in Australia that collects quality excess food from more than 2,000 commercial outlets and delivers it, direct and free of charge, to more than 900 charities.

OzSizzle is a BBQ with a difference! It’s a an opportunity for friends, family or work colleagues to get together over a delicious shared meal this summer while raising money for OzHarvest. For every $1 provided to OzHarvest, we can supply 2 meals to someone in need.

The Energy Skills Queensland hosted a OzSizzle  BBQ on Tuesday  21 March. The weather was good and every one enjoyed the home made salads, desserts and of course the meat! If you would like to host your own OzSizzle BBQ visit www.ozsizzle.com.au/about-ozsizzle .

Other Charity News 

CEO SleepoutEnergy Skills Queensland will be Queensland’s first all-female CEO Sleepout® team commit to fighting homelessness.  Penelope Twemlow has announced the all-female fundraising team for this year’s event. The team will fight homelessness in their sleep alongside 200 other business, government and community leaders at the Brisbane Vinnies CEO Sleepout® under the Story Bridge on Thursday 22 June.

In 2016, the CEO Sleepout® raised more than $1million in Queensland, and attracted more female CEO’s than ever before. St Vincent de Paul Society Queensland CEO, Peter Maher, said the Vinnies CEO Sleepout® helps make a real difference in the lives of those who are experiencing homelessness.

The 2017 CEO Sleepout® is expected to bring colder and harder conditions than previous years, with the Story Bridge providing little to no shelter as the mercury will likely drop below 15 degrees Celsius. To participate in the CEO Sleepout® or make a donation visit www.ceosleepout.com

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