Monday, 9 February 2009

Australia's Bush Fires

Australia bush fires: Death toll passes 100

This is a disaster for any country and certainly one for Australia. My heart goes out to those who have lost their loved ones, homes where they have lived all their lives and to those who are suffering so much.

I won't dwell on too many words here but would ask that anyone reading this post follow the link above to bring themselves up to date.

The Red Cross is actively collecting any donations with grateful thanks.

Here's how Emma (feliciafairy) on Etsy.com started a thread in one of the public forums. Headed 'Australian Bushfires. How you can help!' It's about a shop she has opened on Etsy OzBushfireAppeal where, at the moment, you can either donate money or an item to sell with free shipping. Monies will be collected and donated each Friday to the Red Cross. I say, at the moment, since it has to be established whether Etsy are happy with this set up.

In the meantime, if you have any questions please direct them to Emma at feliciafairy.etsy.com If you wish to view the shop here is the link Victorian Bush Fire Appeal

Thank you.


4 comments:

MagdaleneJewels said...

I saw about the horrible fires in Australia on the news. Thanks for the update and the link to help out.

Vashi said...

We are Praying; Peace, Light, Hope, Love & Courage - God Bless

Australia Wildfires;

There are no words to express the anguish;

Words completely fail to come forth and our heart grieves for the loss of the victims of this terrible tragedy;

We are deeply saddened and share your pain and it is with sadness in my heart that I write these few words; expressing our deepest sympathies and condolences;

Our prayers and thoughts reach out those who have lost their loved ones;

May God’s Blessings give you the strength and courage to overcome this enormous challenge

All of us are praying; Our thoughts are with you

Peace, Light, Hope, Love & Courage

God Bless,

Vashi

maryeb said...

Thanks for the info. I'll check out her link.
We do need to watch out for each other. Even when we're on another continent.

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Sale Corner!

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For regular prices check out my Etsy shop, as well as my sister shop on Etsy which also sells encaustic art http://onawhimsey.etsy.com

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