Help Alice help the Queensland animals
How are things in your neck of the woods? As I sit here typing this in Melbourne it is pouring with rain, but at least I still have a roof over my head, electricity, and all my worldly possessions. I don’t know how much news about Australia gets broadcast overseas, but in case you have not heard, nearly the entire state of Queensland (ie, about the size of France and Germany combined) is under water thanks to the worst floods since 1974, 15 people have died, and thousands have lost everything except the clothes on their backs. Farmers have lost all their crops, which is going to have an enormous effect on the economy as well as, of course, on the poor farmers. There are a lot of relief appeals set up and lots of stores are donating all profits from a day’s sale to help – I found out about one yesterday while I was window shopping. Alice Euphemia is holding a garage sale on January 29th with the hope of raising over $3000 to help the RSPCA as well as people affected by the floods, and they’re calling out for clothes donations now. I’m going through my wardrobe to see what I can give them – I’ll put pics up when I find stuff. For now, this is an image-free post, I just wanted to let you know about the sale and about what’s been on the mind of many Australians this week. Click here for more info about the Alice sale.