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Destiny Rescue reaches 14,500 rescues in the global fight against human trafficking

Sunshine Coast-based Destiny Rescue, a leading international organisation dedicated to combating human trafficking, recently celebrated a historic achievement as they marked their 14,500th rescue since the organisation’s inception in 2001. Destiny Rescue, alongside its decade-long supporter Caloundra City Autos, commemorated this milestone with an event attended by almost 100 of its key supporters, staff and […]

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Sunshine Coast’s very own Charity Car Rally gets into gear

The Dunga Derby Charity Car Rally has opened registrations ready for the 2024 event! Sunshine Coast Registrations are now open for the Sunshine Coast Dunga Derby, a charity car rally based here on the Coast, supporting Sunshine Coast locals. “It’s always coast to country, the route is a surprise and it’s like a 4 day

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Local Club Receives International Acknowledgement for Overseas Aid

Congratulations Lions Club of Mooloolaba on receipt of the prestigious MODEL CLUB Award from the Lions Clubs International Foundation. According to one of the Foundation’s Chairs Dr Jitsuhiro Yamada, a past International Lions president, the club showed great leadership and dedication in playing a pivotal role in expanding the aid work of the Foundation to

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Local Veteran and community groups stunned by surprise Maroochy RSL donation

A low key morning tea event turned into a full on celebration for 12 local Veteran and community organisations who each received $10,000 funding courtesy of the Maroochy RSL’s community contribution program. Maroochy RSL CEO Jason Scanes said the funding was an important part of the organisation’s ongoing commitment to the local community which has

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Local GJ Gardner Homes leadership team set to conquer Kokoda Track

A team of 16 representatives of GJ Gardner Homes NSW and ACT including the Sunshine Coast based owner will be completing the gruelling Kokoda Track with the aim of raising $100,000 to support two important national charities.  GJ Gardner Homes Chief Operating Officer Simon Curtis said he was pleased to have seven franchisees commit to

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How a local cookbook is going to change lives

A new cookbook has hit the shelves that will help local charities and their recipients make the most of rescued food, reduce food waste, fund charitable operations, inspire home cooks and help feed those most vulnerable in the community. SunnyCoast Eats  – An A-Z Guide to cooking with local food, a collaboration between OzHarvest Sunshine

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New Sunshine Coast equine art prize and exhibition to support mental health

A new annual visual art prize and exhibition supporting mental health has been launched on the Sunshine Coast and is calling for entries. Seeing the Soul: Hoofbeats Sanctuary Art Prize and Exhibition will be held at Cooroy Butter Factory Arts Centre from 31 March to 30 April. According to CEO, Barb Blashki, Seeing the Soul

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Local charity raffles off Toyota Landcruiser to help sick kids

Rally for a Cause is a charity that exists to support people with life limiting medical conditions, or those who have been effected by tragic circumstances beyond their control. Sunshine Coast families will benefit from their current fundraiser, a raffle of a 300 Series Toyota Landcruiser. These vehicles are in high demand, and wait times

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