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BUSH FIRE FAIRIES AT FREO TOWNHALL

Posted in bushfires, city of fremantle, Uncategorized by freoview on February 7, 2020

 

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Come and enjoy a Bush Fairy Show with singing, dancing and pixie magic! Kids, mums and dads won’t be able to resist.

Join Fairy Sandie, and her Bush Fairies from Ladybird Entertainment at the Fremantle Town Hall on Saturday 8th of February from 9:30am.

Highlights of the day include:
– The Pickled Fairy Family
– Robert Dann from the Kimberly will playing Didgeridoo
– Our Big Furry Friend Bilby will be there too
– Prize Raffle
– Art colouring competition
– Fairy Photobooth
– Giant bubbles
– Toy Shop Swap*

Show starts at 10.15am-11.15am Come along and enjoy some fun with the Fairies. Have photos, blow bubbles, make wishes, get sparkled, and buy a bush garland for a gold coin donation.

Ticket: 100% Net profits will go to the Freo Fire Fund, to go support those affected by the fires, including Wild Life and Land Rehabilitation.

*Toy Shop Swap: Please donate toys valued at $5 before the show. From 11:15 to 12:00pm kids can buy toys with the proceeds going to the Fremantle Fire Fund.

FREO FIRE AID CONCERTS RAISE $ 650,000

Posted in bushfires, city of fremantle, community, fremantle arts centre, fundraising, Uncategorized by freoview on February 3, 2020

 

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I have not received official figures from the Fremantle Arts Centre, but the West Australian reported today that the two FIRE AID concerts on the weekend raised over $ 650,000 for the victims of the bushfires in the eastern states. That is massive!

A big thank you to all the artists and all the crew behind the scenes who gave up their time to support those who were affected by the awful fires. THANK YOU!

Roel Loopers

FREO ARTISTS SUPPORT BUSHFIRE AIDE

Posted in art, bushfires, city of fremantle, community, fundraising, Uncategorized by freoview on January 21, 2020

 

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These are the ARTISTS FOR THE EARTH who have generously donated artworks for the bushfire fundraising exhibition at Gypsy Tapas in Freo’s Queen Street.

The show opens tomorrow-Wednesday January 22 at 5pm and will run till March.

There will be live music, so please support the good cause!

Roel Loopers

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LEVEL UP BUSHFIRE SUPPORT ART EXHIBITION

Posted in art, bushfires, city of fremantle, fundraising, Uncategorized by freoview on January 18, 2020

 

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The LEVEL UP GALLERY at 24 Cliff Street in Fremantle’s West End is having a fundraising exhibition for those affected by the bushfires. 100% of the proceeds will be donated, so this is a fantastic way to buy original local art while supporting our friends over east.

It is on from 6pm TODAY, Saturday January 18.

Roel Loopers

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FREO FIRE FUND SKATE JAM TONIGHT

Posted in city of fremantle, esplanade youth plaza, event, skatepark, skaters, skating, Uncategorized, youth by freoview on January 17, 2020

 

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City of Fremantle & Skateboarding WA supporting the Freo Fire Fund

A night for the skateboarding community to come together to raise funds to help fire-affected communities

Freo Fire Fund Skate Jam TONIGHT Friday 17 Jan 6pm-9pm
Games, Best Trick Jams, Giveaways & Prize Raffles

Donation on entry on the night.
Please pre-register www.skateboardingwa.com.au and bring QR code for check-in

Bring your spare change and donate to enter games, best trick jams & prize raffles.
Skateboarding WA Apparel for sale.
BBQ Fundraiser by Fremantle Rotary Club

Prizes generously donated by
1991 Skateshop Beyond Skate Hillzeez Momentum Skateshop Soggybones Star Surf+Skate Livid Skateboards

Butter Goods WA Skate Ramps Modus Bearings Picture Wheels GMTA Skateboards

Family friendly event, all ages welcome, drug & alcohol free.
100% of proceeds go to Freo Fire Fund, hosted by Fremantle Foundation.

To read more information here.
https://fremantlefoundation.simplero.com/purchase/99035-Freo-Fund-for-Fire-Affected

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BUSHFIRE SUPPORT FROM BITCHES BREW

Posted in art, bushfires, city of fremantle, fundraising, Uncategorized by freoview on January 17, 2020

 

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BITCHES BREW framers, printers and art space in Fremantle’s West End High Street is having a special bushfire fundraiser, so please do support this small business.

50% of all sales of prints will be donated by them to the WIRES wildlife rescue organisation, and from every print they frame they will be donating 50% to Vinnies.

Bitches Brew has been one of Freo’s favourite framers for over 30 years, and are also doing printing, while their space is available for exhibitions. Check them out!

Roel Loopers

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NEW FREO FIRE FUND WEBSITE

Posted in bushfires, city of fremantle, community, fremantle foundation, fundraising, Uncategorized by freoview on January 16, 2020

 

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A new Freo Fire Fund website has been launched to help people raise money to support the communities affected Australia’s devastating bushfires.

The website – freofirefund.wixsite.com/mysite – allows people looking to raise money for bushfire relief to register an official Freo Fire Fund event and download a handy event kit with information and promotional material.

It also has a Freo Fire Fund events calendar, information about the fund and where the money raised will go and a link where people can donate directly to the fund.

The Freo Fire Fund was set up last week by a group of Fremantle community members who came together to collaborate, share skills and resources and raise money to help fire-affected communities.

The fund is held by the Fremantle Foundation as a separate Named Fund.

Fremantle Foundation Chair Carrie Clark said the money raised will be distributed to not-for-profit organisations that are assisting with the bushfire relief effort.

“The fund has identified a number of different focus areas where the money raised can be directed, including emergency assistance for people displaced by the fires, support for volunteer bushfire brigades and care for wildlife affected by the fires,” Ms Clark said.

“A full list of organisations that may receive funds is available on the website, but they include organisations like Australian Red Cross, Foodbank and the Australian Wildlife Conservancy.

“People hosting registered fundraising events or activities can nominate which specific focus areas they wish to donate to, and as the bushfire relief effort evolves the recipient list will be updated in response to community needs.”

To find out more about bushfire fundraising activities, register an event or learn more about the fund visit the Freo Fire Fund website.

 

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MORE FREO FIRE FUND BUSHFIRE EVENTS

Posted in bushfires, city of fremantle, climate change, community, fundraising, Uncategorized by freoview on January 16, 2020

 

All kinds of fundraisers are happening and planned in Fremantle, so the best way to keep track of them is to check the FREO FIRE FUND Facebook page and website.

Jan 19 Fire Relief

The Mostly Sometimes Cafe in South Fremantle is doing a fundraiser for the eastern states bushfire victims this Sunday January 19 fro 11am to 3pm.

On Wednesday the 22nd of January the Artists for the Earth are holding an art exhibition and concert at Gypsy Tapas in Queen Street from 5-7pm with following artists.

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Support all the Freo fundraising events for this good cause!

Roel Loopers

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FREO BUSHFIRE SUPPORT CONCERTS TODAY

Posted in bushfires, city of fremantle, community, concerts, fundraising, music, Uncategorized by freoview on January 12, 2020

 

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There are two FIRE AID music events on today, so please suppor these fundraisers for the bushfire victims in Australia.

The Port Beach Bar event in the garden at Tydeman Road features the Witchy Djipsies, God Said NO, Blazing Swan Sound Camp and DJs. It is on from 1-7pm.

Helen Townsend and Belle Harvey will perform at the Hilton Park Bowling Club from midday on.

I hope someone will also collect money at the free Fremantle Arts Centre courtyard music session, which runs from 2-4pm.

And the buskers in front of the Fremantle Markets are also collection money for the bushfire victims from noon onward!

Have fun. It is a great day, so reflect on how lucky we have been so far in WA.

Roel Loopers

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HUGE FREO FUNDRAISING FIRE CONCERT

 

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It is amazing that so many people from all over the world are donating for the bushfire victims, and the entire city of Fremantle seems to have mobilised with many fundraising events.

There is a concert at the Port Beach Bar on the 12th from 1-7pm, all the bar profits of the South Freo Percy Flint bar on the 12th will also go to the fire victims, the Navy Club will also have a concert on the 24th, and there is heaps more going to happen all around Fremantle.

One of the biggest fundraisers no doubt will be the concert at the Fremantle Arts Centre on January 31 with John Butler, the Waifs, San Cisco, and Stella Donnelly. Tickets at FAC.OZTIX.COM.AU

We can all be proud to live in a city where the community really cares about others! Well done all who are given their time and for all the many donations!

Roel Loopers

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