It’s Social Inclusion Week!
This week is all about connecting with local communities, work mates, family and friends to build relationships and networks to support people who may be unable to help themselves.
Not sure how to get involved? We’ve profiled planners from around the country who need your help! Check them out:
VIC: Bendigo Blues and Roots Festival
Colin is bringing the first ever Blues and Roots Festival to Central Victoria this weekend. He hopes to shine a light on some of the amazing local talent and give music lovers a fun, free, family-friendly event that gives everyone the opportunity to experience the thrill of a live music event. Head to one of the events this weekend!
SA: Bears for Birthdays
Alicia is trying to make birthdays more special for kids in foster homes by sending them birthday cards and teddy bears. Do you have a blank birthday card or teddy bear you’d like to donate? Get in touch here.
ACT: The Big Bee
Anne is trying to get the Canberra community together this weekend to help cleanup and work on their backyards. Anne hopes the Big Bee will connect friends, families and neighbours to do something different for their community. Volunteer now!
NSW: Win-Win Community Trading
Irene wants to help people with limited career options use their natural abilities to make money through community collaboration. Do you know someone who chould be involved? Spread the word now.
WA: Arts & Crafts Against Digital Boredom
Saskia is trying to get families out and about and doing something educational and entertaining together through arts and crafts. Are you looking for a creative outlet this weekend? Find out more here.
QLD: Feed our Hungry
Megan’s charitable organisation, Feed Our Hungry (FOH), is trying to feed low income families and homeless people in Brisbane. FOH needs a kitchen to help even more people every day. Do you know someone who can help?
TAS: Eco Launderette
Tim hopes to launch a sustainable launderette that is disconnected from the power grid, uses and re-uses its own water supply and generates power and steam from geothermal energy and solar power. Show your support here.