Charities & Causes

Charities & Causes

Noble causes. Which ones do you support and why?

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Businesses and Corporate Social Responsibility

9th Sep 2021

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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...

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If you started your own charity or social enterprise, what would it be and why? Have your say + win

6th May 2021

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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...

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Should companies get involved in non-related business issues?

7th Jun 2017

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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...

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Best way to choose a charity?

7th Oct 2015

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how can we select which charity to help when there are hundreds of them seeking help?

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What advert made you do something and why?

8th May 2014

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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?

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Who do your kids see as their hero and are they a good role model?

27th Mar 2013

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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...

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Animal Welfare, R.S.P.C.A. and other Dogs Homes Management/ Funding Problems

21st Dec 2012

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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...

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Nursing Homes

27th Jul 2012

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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 parliment

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Op Shops

18th Feb 2012

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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...

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Donate Blood!!

26th Dec 2011

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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...

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Local charities

15th Jun 2011

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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...

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Charities on a budget!

28th May 2011

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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...

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Homeless people in our cities

3rd May 2011

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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...

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Lung Cancer Awareness

18th Apr 2011

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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...

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Organ transplantation and donation

16th Mar 2011

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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...

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Charity is NOT all about MONEY

5th Feb 2011

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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,...

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Giving to too many charities at once

29th Jan 2010

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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...

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