Have you ever considered that there is a lack of generosity in our modern society?
Well, I can report that the spirit of giving is alive and well here in my town of Mackay, North Queensland, Australia.
Below is a list of local businesses who generously donated to our recent Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea event. When my friend, Caroline Brown and I decided to just do something to help raise money for cancer research we were astounded and delighted by the way our community rallied around us.
It was quite phenomenal – an outpouring of giving unlike we had ever seen or experienced before. With the help of these businesses, and every person who came, we were able to raise $2050.00 – quite a significant total for an event like this.
Thank you to all these businesses. May you be blessed in abundance, as you have blessed us and all those who’s lives have been touched by this disease.
Thank you to our local member George Christensen for taking the time out to come and cut our cake: http://www.georgechristensen.com.au/
Cakeaholics Choice: Thank you Shayne for our awesome cake: http://www.facebook.com/cakeaholicspage?ref=ts&fref=ts
Blacks Beach Tavern: For hosting our day, and providing all our tea and coffee’s (espressos no less!). What a great job you do looking after our community: http://www.chhotels.com.au/dining/blacks-beach-tavern/
Mackay Harbour Engineering – $200 Cash donation. http://www.yellowpages.com.au/qld/north-mackay/mackay-harbour-engineering-pty-ltd-12263932-listing.html
Bank of Queensland Mackay Branch – $100 cash donation. http://www.boq.com.au/
Northern Beaches Vet Hospital – (for 2 gift vouchers): http://www.nbvethospital.com.au/
Affordable Hair: http://www.facebook.com/affordable.hairbeauty?fref=ts
Kidz Life Playcentre – (for many, many vouchers letting a lot of little people come and play for free): http://www.kidzlife.com.au/
Fresco’s Meats: http://frescosmeats.com.au/
Healthpoint Chemist Northern Beaches: http://www.healthpoint.com.au/healthpoint-northern-beaches
Ultra Essence: http://www.ultraessenceskinandbody.com.au/home
Outback Jack’s –(special thank you for the vouchers and pack you put together for us): http://www.outbackjacks.com.au/locations/mackay/
Jivoli – (for 2 vouchers, giving 2 winners a chance to eat at your restaurant): http://www.facebook.com/jivoli?fref=ts
Porters – (special thanks to Porter’s social club for the $100 voucher AND esky): http://www.porterscando.com.au/
Burp Restaurant: http://www.burp.net.au/
Harrup Park Country Club: http://www.harruppark.com.au/
Hairjamm Mackay: http://www.hairjamm.com/
Mackay Screen Repairs: (for a $129 voucher – thank you.) http://mackayscreenrepairs.com.au/
Femnasium Mackay – (special thanks for the gift basket worth over $500 – providing us with a highly sought after door prize): http://www.femnasium.com.au/
Long Island Resort – (special thanks for providing our main raffle): http://www.longislandresort.com.au/
And an extra special thanks to our friend Matilda Wills, who does not have a business anymore, but still donated the majority of goods for our charity auction – thank you Mel, it wouldn’t have been anywhere near as successful without your generosity. xo