Charities & Causes
Noble causes. Which ones do you support and why?
Hesitation to contribute to Charity
15th Mar 2023
Do you feel hesitation to contribute to Charity due to increased scam calls, flooded fraud news around the world and more ads in social media about Charity campaigns? How can I check the...Read more
17th Jan 2023
Has anyone else noticed the price of everything in op shop‘s has skyrocketed over the last few years. I realise that it’s for charity. They need the money, but I am also not in the financial...Read more
What's your favorite charity and why?
3rd Dec 2022
Let's hear which charity you support and why? What do they do to better the community?Read more
ARE VOLUNTEER ORGANISATION LACKING NEW MEMBERS?
3rd Jun 2022
Are we getting too reliant on Government Services and are no longer helping ourselves and others? Are we as a society waiting for others to do the heavy lifting and don't commit to long term...Read more
Businesses and Corporate Social Responsibility
9th Sep 2021
Hi everyone, What are your thoughts and opinions on supporting business with goods and services which are sent locally, rather than waiting for (possibly) weeks? Any examples of good experiences...Read more
If you started your own charity or social enterprise, what would it be and why? Have your say + win
6th May 2021
If you started your own charity or social enterprise, what would it be and why? Have Your Say and you'll be in with a chance to win one of two $50 WISH eGift cards. The winners will be the two...Read more
Should companies get involved in non-related business issues?
7th Jun 2017
Lately there seems to be more and more companies taking a stand on issues they believe in. Qantas and Ben & Jerry's have both been in the news in the past few weeks for supporting marriage...Read more
Best way to choose a charity?
7th Oct 2015
how can we select which charity to help when there are hundreds of them seeking help?Read more
What advert made you do something and why?
8th May 2014
Really simple question this month - what was the last advert that made you do something (i.e buy it, enquire about it, remember it)? What was it, why did you do something and where did you see it?Read more
Who do your kids see as their hero and are they a good role model?
27th Mar 2013
Who are your kids' heroes? Are they sports stars, fictional characters like Ben 10 or Barbie, or pop stars? Do you think your kids' heroes are a positive role model for them? Or do you think heroes...Read more
Animal Welfare, R.S.P.C.A. and other Dogs Homes Management/ Funding Problems
21st Dec 2012
Recent headlines in the news in Tasmania highlights the age-old problem of dogs homes. What methods would work best to limit the numbers of animals needing to be re-homed? A Commonwealth Forum...Read more
27th Jul 2012
Do u think nurseing homes should be given more finacal support of aus goverment ?seems 2 me only people getting more money is those who work in parlimentRead more
18th Feb 2012
I live in a country town with 6 op shops, they have all got quite expensive, 2 in particular look up ebay and put expensive prices on items that are donated, the same 2 have paid managers and have...Read more
26th Dec 2011
Everyone should donate blood, if they are able, obviously ther are a few people who are not able to donate, so the rest of us should step up for them.! About 5 years ago, I needed an operation...Read more
15th Jun 2011
I always support local charities and causes. My next rule of "thumb" when it comes to donations is to contribute to whatever cause have affected my family, friends or myself. This has ended up...Read more
Charities on a budget!
28th May 2011
I'm on a disability pension and barely have enough to live on. So I have to be choosy and creative. There is a site called i-donate which sends you emails and donates money to your chosen charity...Read more
Homeless people in our cities
3rd May 2011
WHY isn't there a charity set up to support the homeless in our cities> We all seem to be able to donate to "popular/well known" charities and yet dont think of the people who are sleeping in our...Read more
Lung Cancer Awareness
18th Apr 2011
I would like to make People aware... Lung Cancer is not only from Smoking... I have Lung Cancer, and had my left lung removed along with 17 Lymph nodes...1 with Cancer. Back a little...Read more
Organ transplantation and donation
16th Mar 2011
Please consider and talk it over with your family the live saving gift of life. Organ donation can mean the difference between life and death for so many on the waiting list. I was most fortunate...Read more
Charity is NOT all about MONEY
5th Feb 2011
So many people think that charity is all about money, at 17 years old I believe this to be very untrue...to me charity is about giving what you can to help others...be it money, clothing, toys,...Read more
Giving to too many charities at once
29th Jan 2010
I give to a number of charities but I am seriously thinking about reducing the number. They seem to want more and more each year they say their costs are going up but so are mine and we are on...Read more