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January 16, 2011

A Way to Help

Filed under: This Week In Fat Blogging — Twistie @ 1:46 pm

The image above is from the flooding in Brisbane, Australia. The images have been scary, but the reality of the devastation is far worse. People have lost their homes, their businesses, their clean water and electricity, and some have lost their lives.

If you want to help with this – or with another great cause, hie thee over to Fat Heffalump where the glorious and charming Sleepy Dumpling is raising money.

A couple months ago, Sleepy Dumpling announced that she was going to shave her head for charity later in January. The original plan was to raise money for the Cancer Council of Australia, and the money she has raised thus far is still going there. But in light of the flooding (which came precariously close to where she lives, but missed her), she wishes to donate any further funds raised to the Queensland Flood Appeal.

Please, if you have funds to spare, consider this excellent cause.


  1. Thank you for posting about this! I’d been wanting to donate for a while but hadn’t found a convenient link to do it from where I am. Money is now sent and link retweeted as well.

    Comment by BSAG — January 17, 2011 @ 3:29 pm

  2. @BSAG: that’s wonderful! The more the word spreads, the more help gets to people who need it badly.

    Comment by Twistie — January 17, 2011 @ 7:20 pm

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