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How Can I Help Those in Need from The Australian Bushfires?

It was only 6-months ago that I was staying in the beautiful seaside town of Narooma, at a holiday home that belonged to a lovely lady called Sally. I am now absolutely gutted by the devastation occurring on the NSW South Coast and around Australia, and worry for the well-being of the people affected by the bushfires. I’m also in a state of shock as I can’t think of what else I can do to even give back to the place I call my first home; Australia. Last month, with the help of family and friends, I created a Facebook fundraiser in support of WIRES, NSW Wildlife Information and Rescue Services and raised AU$1,212. I also donated 90 muesli bars and 90 biscuit packs to our local brigade when there was a call out for food supplies in support of our firefighters. This month, myself and some friends have created a GoFundMe fundraiser in support of the NSW Rural Fire Service. As the world has been watching, hundreds of pockets around Australia are ablaze, and …