Not only did we reach our target today, but the wonderful,wonderful Beverley at TrendyKidz offered to make 150 pairs for the same price as 100! That’s a 150% result for this appeal! Ahhh… if only they could all end this way. Special mention to Ricky Buchanan for her great contribution. So very shortly 151 pairs of pyjamas will be making their way to children entering crisis accommodation via Backpacks 4 Aussie Kids. Nice work everyone!
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Well done everybody! The $820 raised so far for his appeal will purchase 55 of the 100 pairs of pyjamas desperately needed by children entering crisis accommodation. Did you know that over 65,000 children, accompanied by an adult, seek crisis accommodation in Australia every year? Worse still, more than half are turned away because there is no room for them…
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Each year in Australia over 65,000 children accompany a parent or guardian to a crisis accommodation provider.
Many are fleeing domestic violence.
Many have no possessions with them other than what they are wearing.
Under the guidance of the wonderful Despina Parakas, Backpacks 4 Aussie Kids
is a great new organisation that puts together backpacks for these children containing essential personal items. Think blankets, a change of clothing, a special toy, a book, a torch, soap, shampoo,nappies and wipes for the babes etc.
At the moment they are very short on pyjamas – and that’s where we come in. I Give A Buck! aims to raise $1,500 to pay for 100 pairs of new pyjamas for these very worthy children. You can help by donating to this appeal now