The tally to date from our Winnipeg fundraiser for the Australian bushfires on February 22 is more than $18,000.
Financial donations are still coming in, and if you would like to contribute, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or (204) 228-9959. All donations $20 or more will get a tax receipt from the Canadian Red Cross, with those monies going directly to the Australian Red Cross Disaster Relief and Recovery Fund.
And be sure to follow us on Facebook for updates and photos, and special shout outs to our very generous supporters.
On behalf of the people of Australia, thank you to everyone who donated prizes (including from Calgary and down under), attended the event, purchased tickets, and sent in monetary donations.
THANK YOU, Winnipeg, for your generous support of our bushfires fundraiser.
We are SOLD OUT, and tickets will NOT be available at the door.
If you would still like to help, we are accepting donations. Any amount is welcome, but donations of $20 or more will get a tax receipt from the Canadian Red Cross for monies sent to the Australian Red Cross Disaster and Relief Recovery Fund. To make a donation, contact Peter Debenham at 204-955-0393.
The devastating bushfires in Australia are continuing to take an almost unimaginable toll on that country. At least 34 people have died, livelihoods have been lost, countless native animals and livestock populations have been decimated, and millions of hectares of land have been burned beyond recognition. Continue reading →
The December-January edition of The Southern Yarn bridges the start of a new decade as we enter 2020. We’ve got reports on the not-so-formal dinner, the AGM, the Christmas party, and other club events, Give it a read, and we look forward to seeing you all next year.
And here are some photos from the Christmas party that we could not fit into the Yarn.