Toy Story: A Fundraising Adventure

Aussie Animals Help Homeless Kids

  • St. Margaret's Uniting Church has been given thousands of cute, colourful 'n' cuddly Aussie Animal soft toys to do with as they wish.
  • What they wish is to sell them to raise money for homeless kids in both Australia and Uganda.
  • To purchase contact Graeme Munday:
    03 9726 5150
  • $7 each or 3 for $20!!
  • Add postage and we will post anywhere
  • Additional donations welcome.
  • While stocks last we have Billie the Bilby, Lulu the Emu, Keg the Kangaroo, Tazzie the Tasmanian Tiger, Paddles the Platypus, Kip and Ko (Koala with baby on back)
  • Baby Koala plays a little tune when you press its tummy.
  • Read more of the story below.
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How Did It Happen?

A local businessman had to get rid of half a warehouse full of stock because the business folded. The toys were destined for the tip if homes couldn't be found. Ray, who comes to our weekly Wednesday bible study, and is a friend of the man with the toys, rang me and asked if we'd be interested in having some to sell. I said, "Yes".

The following Friday a team of us went to the warehouse and spent 2 hours taking the toys out of their plastic packaging, for storage purposes, and loaded cars and trailers with boxes and bags. We collected approximately 2,500 toys.

The toy-man was delighted that we could use them, and already they have gone to kinders, schools, churches and playgroups and are now being sold to help young people in Uganda and here in the outer eastern suburbs of Melbourne.

Jennie Gordon

Emu Takes Control
All right you lazy humans. Get to work.

Part of the load
We've got trailer loads - no truck loads! - of my mates to unload.

On the job
Okay Lulu, we're on the job.

On the job
And so are we.

Where's Tassie Tiger
Is everyone here? Koala, Bilby, Platypus, Emu...
Tassie Tiger? Where's T T?
Platypus, go look for him.
Where's Tassie Tiger
What do you mean you still can't find him?
There's scores of Tassie Tigers in our collection.
This is taking extinction too far!

Stored and...

Safely stored and waiting for you!
Don't miss this opportunity.
Only $7 each or 3 for $20.
(plus postage)

All proceeds to homeless youth.
Contact Graeme (see above).

...waiting for sale