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Meg’s Children Update

1 September 2021 Dear Friends of Meg’s Children Nepal, As we all continue to live with COVID-19 health restrictions and come to terms with our new norm, including stay at home orders, the wearing of face masks and the seemingly ever-present worry about new outbreaks, I felt it was timely to give an update on…

Leisurely Lunch on the Lawn

Please join us for a leisurely lunch on the lawn at Bungowannah – includes a picnic lunch, desert and afternoon tea. BYO drinks. Stalls and a raffle will run during the day. Tickets are limited so don’t miss out!

Open Garden

Please join us OPEN GARDEN The garden sits in a bush setting and features native plants and wildlife, eco concepts, Lake Hume views, garden rooms and an artist’s studio. Stalls include plants, produce, crafts and Christmas gifts. DATE: Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th November 2020 SESSIONS: 9-12pm or 1-4pm RSVP: Due to COVID please contact…

Mike’s at it again!

You may recall back in 2017 Mike Coen walked 900km across Spain to raise funds for Meg’s Children. He realises that our Albury-Wodonga based charity is finding it tough to raise the necessary funds to sustain our work, with the current COVID-19 restrictions and border closures. So on Fathers Day, this Sunday 6th September, Mike…

Bush Fire Recovering Photographic Exhibition

YOU ARE INVITED TO A PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION BY — DAVID TAYLOR AND PRUE BARCLAY A series of photographs depicting bush fires – highlighting recovery and regeneration after welcome rain. All proceeds of this exhibition will be donated to Meg’s Children Nepal OPENING NIGHT: Friday 9th October DATE: 6th – 17th October 2020 RSVP: Due to…

Ovens Valley Bike Ride a successful fundraising event

Ovens Valley Bike Ride a success

The bike ride fundraising event was fabulous with 20 bike riders participating. We enjoyed perfect weather as well as fabulous food provided by Delizie’s Restaurant in Myrtleford. Plans are already under way to make this an annual event.

Mully Dinner Dance

The evening was very successful so a big thank you to everyone who attended. It was run by North Albury Rotary with proceeds to be shared by both Meg’s Children and Hilltop Cancer Care Accommodation Centre in Albury. It was a fun evening with great music, plenty of dancing, numerous auction items donated by local…

Dashian Festival in Nepal

Here are some photos of our kids in Nepal celebrating Dashian Festival in Nepal. Dashian is the longest Hindu festival in Nepal, traditionally celebrated  for 2 weeks in September/October. It consists of prayers and offerings to Durga, the Universal Mother Goddess, and is also a great time for families to come together. Kids love it…

Andrea Palmer

Andrea Palmer wrote the book called Plum and donates a percentage of her sales to Meg’s. Thank you Andrea.

A great year of fundraising

It’s been a busy year of fundraising events – old favourites, reinventions and new ideas. Our two main fundraising events were Oktoberfest, and the Albury Open Gardens in November. This was the first time we’ve held an Oktoberfest event, and we were delighted with how it went. The Goods Shed Craft Beer Cafe in Wodonga…

Mike Coen

Mike’s Journey

If you were at Christmas in July on the weekend, you would have been lucky enough to hear Mike Coen talk about his desire to walk the Camino Trail to raise money for Meg’s.  You can follow him on his journey on Facebook or on his blog, and if you would love to throw some coin…