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“Virtual” charity gifts – not just goats and chickens anymore!

I’ve started my Xmas gift buying (you know, the stuff that strikes me as awesome on Etsy and I manage to buy ahead of time), and also just general browsing of the charity sites for ideas that are also awesome and ethical…. and I’ve stumbled across a few things this morning that I need to…

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How many blankets do you need to hand out to the homeless to make up for the gay teenage boy who kills himself because of such social attitudes?

Awoke to the news that the Salvation Army were copping it in the media for reinforcing its stance that homosexuality is an unnatural urge that needs to be suppressed. Anna Brown, convener of the Victorian Gay & Lesbian Rights Lobby, said the charity had also opposed gay marriage at a House of Representatives inquiry. “Actively…

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Going Caffeine-Free for a Month. For Charity. And for my 30 before 30.

So. I’m biting the bullet. Aiming to tick off another Thirty before 30 item. Elizabeth has dangled the carrot of a $50 donation to the Steve Waugh Foundation if I succeed. I can do it right? No black tea, or coffees. Til the end of the financial year. At least I’ve cut out diet coke…

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Putting women in the driver’s seat – Guest post from ActionAid

This is a guest post from ActionAid. I have not received payment for this post Women in developing countries face many challenges – low social status, poverty, and little to no formal education to name a few. Even today, women in those countries do not enjoy the rights that we take for granted. Charities like…

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Give the gift of no gifts. KTHXBI

According to some stats I have found in various places: – I have 340 Facebook friends – 104 people littlelioness.net on Facebook – 130 readers via feedburner and countless stalkers hiding in the bushes. This blog is turning TEN in September and I’m turning THIRTY in July. And I really don’t need more of the…

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