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An evening with Danny Phegan

An evening with Danny Phegan, and guest speaker Justin Clancy who will report on his visit to Nepal. When: Saturday 15 June 2024 7pm Where: The Lincoln Cost: $90 includes a drink and canapes

Meg’s Children AGM

Everyone is welcome to come join us at our next AGM. On Tuesday 5th March 2024 at 7pm. At Thurgoona Golf Club with dinner at 6pm before meeting.

A Brightly Coloured Banquet Fundraiser

A Brightly Coloured Banquet Saturday 16th March at 73 Bowler St, Holbrook for a 12.30 start Hosted by Marylou and Rachel Hodges. Wear your brightest best! Cost is $70 per ticket, and includes canapes, lunch, dessert, tea and coffee, and guest speaker. Raffles and stall during the day. Please BYO drinks and glasses. Tickets available…

Gold Class Movie Fundraiser

SOLD OUT Unfortunately this event has been booked to capacity. Hope to see you next time. Please join us for a night out supporting Meg’s Children at the Gold Class movies to enjoy seeing The Great Escaper. Date: Tuesday, 19th March 2024Time: 6:00pm for ~6:30pm (movie starts)Venue: Albury Cinema Centre Gold Class, Dean St AlburyCost:…

Christmas Raffle

This beautiful hand made Christmas stocking could be yours to keep or gift to a loved one! $5 per ticket For tickets please email us megschildren@hotmail.com.au or text 0418 635 004 and we will contact you with further details. Drawn December 15. Thank you to Penny for this generous donation which highlights her superb needlework…

ABC radio interview with Justin Clancy

Albury MP Justin Clancy spent 21 days in India and Nepal cultivating parliamentary, business, education and training ties. In the Nepalese capital Kathmandu, Mr Clancy visited the children’s home run by Albury charity Meg’s Children. The trip has been organised under the auspices of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association and the NSW Opposition’s spokesman skills, TAFE…

The Bald Archy comes to Holbrook

The Bald Archy is a travelling art exhibition that highlights irreverent cartoon paintings of prominent current public figures and it is coming to Holbrook! The guest speaker will be Chris Mirams from Art Partners Australia.Wine and beer available for purchase from Holbrook Rotary.Raffle, auction and stall during the evening.Tickets available online until 22nd June. When:…

Meg’s Children in the Border Mail

To help promote Meg’s Children of Nepal charity event the Border Mail has featured this article on 16th May 2023. It is a music and auction event to be held at the SSnA in Albury on Friday 26th May. Country singer star Danny Phegan and his band will feature the event. See more about the…

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…