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Volunteer this Christmas - The Gift of Giving

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Published December 8th 2019
Here are three ideas to support the under privilege
As we all know, the Sunshine Coast has been ravaged by bushfires and the good people at Boom Shankar in Noosa are supporting the local community services. The Noosa store is holding drinks and nibbles this Wednesday to raise funds for the Queensland Rural Fire Service. Join in the Christmas festivities with in house dress-ups or buy a Christmas pressie with all proceeds on the day being donated to the Queensland Rural Fire Service. Drinkies and nibbles are available all day until 7pm. For further information visit

Boom Shankar Charity Event
Sunshine Coast business supports local Fire Services:image courtesy of Boom Shankar

The Brisbane Basket Brigade work tirelessly to create thoughtful, useful Christmas gift baskets for Brisbane's under privilege. If you have a few hours to spare this weekend, the Brisbane Basket Brigade will be hosting their volunteer packing gift baskets weekend and require 900 volunteers. Gift baskets this weekend will be going to families in Brisbane, drought affected families in Regional Queensland and Queensland's homeless. There are various roles to sign up for such as registration desk, packing and sorting, parking attendants, wrapping gifts, dispatch co-ordinators and delivery drivers. The packing weekend commences from 8:30am Saturday December 14th and concludes Sunday December 15th. To donate your time and services visit

Young Care Christmas Gift Wrapping
Young Care Gift Wrapping Services:image courtesy of Young Care Facebook page

Young Care is hosting its gifting wrapping service at two Brisbane shopping centres. A gold coin donation is required for a thoughtful gift wrapped present while, raising funds for high need care facilities for the young. Now open for business, these expert gift wrappers are waiting to flex their muscles at Brookside Shopping Centre and are located in front of Big W from 10:30am until midnight Christmas Eve. Cannon Hill Kmart Plaza will provide south siders with expert gift wrappers that will put any elf to shame from Saturday December 14th to December 24th. If you would like to donate a few hours gift wrapping for Young Care visit their website for further details at
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Where: Brookside Shopping Centre, Mitchelton
Cost: Gold coin donation
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