Bek and Steff's
China Challenge
2 - 14 Dec 06


Tuesday, March 28, 2006

Recycled Runners

Found this great non-profit organisation that collects old & discarded running shoes from Australian runners and passes them on to needy runners (+ others) in the Australia and Pacific region. Check out the website and do what you can - stop your old runners being part of landfill and give them a new life by donating them to Recycled Runners

And, if you're replacing your runners mail Oxfam a copy of the receipt with a note saying that you wish you could buy clothes and shoes made under decent conditions. They use this evidence of consumer concern to pressure the brands to respect workers' rights by delivering these receipts to sports brands:

NikeWatch
Oxfam Australia
PO Box 1711
Strawberry Hills NSW 2012
AUSTRALIA

Wednesday, March 15, 2006

We raised...

$19,732.79

A BIG THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO:

BROKE DIETS TO EAT OUR CHOCOLATE;
GOT DRUNK ON OUR WINE;
TESTED THEIR TRIVIA;
DONATED PRIZES;
SPONSORED US;
LISTENED; or
HELPED in some way -

You helped make these smiles:



We set out to raise $18,000
- enough to build 2, three-class room schools.
We did that and more...

Wednesday, March 01, 2006

Oxfam Challenge Info Nights

If you are interested in the amazing experience Bek, Marty and I had in Cambodia, consider signing up yourself!

Oxfam is holding information sessions for the newly announced Challenge trips to China (Oct.) and Vietnam-Cambodia (Nov.-Dec.) during March.

Details are:

Melbourne
Tuesday March 21st
6:30-8:00pm
Oxfam Head Office
156 George St
Fitzroy
Sydney
Wednesday March 22nd
6:30-8:00pm
Oxfam State Office
Level 3, 25 Cooper St
Surry Hills

If you wish to attend, please RSVP to Chris Roberts or give him a call on (03) 9289 9305. For now, Oxfam will not be holding info sessions in other capital cities, however if there is enough interest they will certainly reconsider this.

Chris was on our trip, and he will be ably assisted by Charlie (also on our trip) at the Sydney Info night. Say "Susadei" from us!

Charlie









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