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Spreading great love to local hospitals and communities

Spreading great love to local hospitals and communities21/09/2021 Our volunteers donated 5000 surgical gloves and 4000 face masks to Greenwich hospital. We also donated 1152 hand sanitizer to them which will arrive to them on Friday. These face masks, gloves and hand sanitizer will be shared among Greenwich hospital, Neringah hospital and HammondCare Braeside Hospital. We also delivered 10 boxes of food parcel to the residents of the Gladesville Public Housing Commission. Due to the lockdown, these elderly residents have not been able to go out to purchase food themselves and seeing Tzu Chi delivering food to their door steps today was very touching to them. 23/09/2021 Volunteers delivered 26 boxes of food parcels to Balaclava Rd and Gladesville Public Housing. 24/09/2021 Today for the first time Tzu Chi volunteers donated 6000 face masks, 30 caps and 30 ear savers to The Covid Ward of Australia first hospital. We have also arranged a donation of 2880 bottles of hand sanitizer for them. Sydney Hospital is Australia’s first hospital and dates from the arrival of the First Fleet in 1788. Never underestimate the positive impact of helping others and the difference we, Tzu Chi volunteers can make to societies and to our country.

Delivered ear savers and doctors’ caps to Westmead Hospital.

Today we delivered 340 ear savers and 100 doctors’ caps to the Emergency ward of Westmead Hospital. We also delivered 200 ear savers to the Emergency ward of Royal North Shore Hospital. Thank you Sister Diana and all the Bodhisattva for making these colourful doctors’ caps and ear savers. While our hard-working doctors, nurses and staff continue their vitally important duties, protecting and impr...

SA Kangaroo Island Bushfire Relief Distribution

Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, Tzu Chi Adelaide volunteers could only travel to Kangaroo Island to distribute the aids and reliefs 6 months after the bushfire disaster. A group of 20 Tzu Chi volunteers reached the distribution site on 29 August, carefully unloaded the supplies and set up the site to ensure that the restrictions round social distancing are observed in preparation for the distri...

Hot meals delivered

90 hot meals delivered to four places weekly - caring for homeless people, low income families and senior citizens from July - September, 2020.Due to the pandemic, a lot of people have lost their jobs, become homeless and don't have enough money to buy food. Sydney volunteers have worked with the church, community and senior citizen centres to provide nutritious vegetarian Asian fried rice or nood...

Aphorisms Take Roots In School

June 15. Though only early winter, temperature was below 10 degrees in the morning and night. Despite the chill, 17 Tzu Chi volunteers merrily started the journey to Brassall State School in Ipswich for voluntary work. Upon arrival, as in the past, they took out the cleaning tools they brought along and began tidying up.Full story
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