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South Australians collecting books for victims of the Victorian bush fires

Archive for February 2009

staging area in our garage

17/02/2009

The boys and girls have been working very hard yesterday and Petra and Rebecca finished the sorting this morning. Our employee, Josh Hagger, arrived this morning with his car completely loaded with books, he collected yesterday from the drop off locations in Christies Beach. These books have been processed as well. We use our garage […]

plans for next week in Victoria

16/02/2009

You probably have the same question as we had; how are we going to distribute the books in Victoria? The idea is simple, we are completely self-sufficient, have our own tent, solar panels, food and good spirit with us. We probably can spent one day at each temporary camp where the home-less people are and […]

finished sorting Monday

16/02/2009

We all finished sorting the books for today and nearly done all the boxes, so a little has to be done tomorrow, which Petra and Rebecca will do. This was an awsome day again, soooooooo many good quality books we have seen and many boxes with children books. Our very rough estimate is that we […]

sorting in progress now

16/02/2009

Alex, Petra and Mark started sorting and repacking the book this afternoon. Rebecca Gould from across the road just walked in to lend them a hand, thanks for that! From left to right, Rebecca, Petra, Alex & Mark sweating away at 32 degrees outside. During lunch Edwin made a round trip to McLaren Vale visitor […]

first sorting of collected books today

16/02/2009

Yesterday the book donation trailer was located before the Singing Gallery in McLaren Vale and we collected around 10 more boxes filled with books. It was a wonderful day for us to be in the Gallery at the spiritual market, we met so many beautiful and supportive people. Dave Clark, the owner of the Singing […]

Willunga filled half the trailer on Saturday

15/02/2009

Yesterday, on the day the song “Age of Aquarius” came to life, we were blown away by the generosity of people in Willunga and surrounds. We got up 6am and parked the trailer in front of the Willunga Library, opposite the Green Room. We just left the back of the trailer open all day and […]

Sunday Spiritual Market in Singing Gallery McLaren Vale

13/02/2009

The Book Donation trailer will be parked nearly the entire day on Sunday 15/2 near the Spiritual Market in the Singing Gallery of McLaren Vale. Please come into the Gallery and meet many friendly people. We will have a book donation box there as well, next to our stand with many Eckhart Tolle books and […]

Saturday Willunga Market

13/02/2009

Tomorrow the Book Donation trailer will be parked near the Willunga Market for everybody to see who visits Willunga. If you would like to bring books please do, we have plenty space!

Trailer is ready!

13/02/2009

The trailer, kindly donated by Brooks Trailers on Main South Rd in Morphett Vale, has been sleeping in the workshop of the SignBoys in McLaren Vale. This afternoon we went over to see the last bit of work done to it and the result is truely magnificent. Colin Smith and his team worked effortlessly and […]

most Drop Off Points have their boxes now

12/02/2009

Most Drop Off Point have received their boxes with posters today. We added 5 more drop off locations to the list, thanks! We cleaned our workshop / garage and that has been converted to temporary storage for all the books. The pile is growing already, after 2 days we have around 20 boxes with donated books. A […]