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A huge THANK YOU

A huge THANK YOU to all our amazing members for their incredible support in creating snuggle and sensory toys for patients in Canberra Health Services,

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Congratulations to Ivy!

This month, Ivy was honoured at the 2024 ACT Nurses and Midwives Excellence Awards for her ‘Excellence in Educational Practice.’ We’ve been privileged to be

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WOOL EXPO

Thank you to @oldbusdepotmarkets for having us at the Wool Expo! Especially Richard, for all your support. We had lots of great interest and plenty

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THANK YOU!

An enormous thank you to everyone who supported Team GOG in today’s Mother’s Day Classic, to raise awareness and funds to fight breast and ovarian

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Community Fun Day!

COMMUNITY FUN DAY Thank you to everyone who joined us today at the @ginninderry Family and Community Fun Day! It was a great turn out

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POP-UP MARKET

GOG had a great morning on Saturday, at the first @abycoffeehouse pop-up market in Strathnairn! It was great to chat to attendees and share more

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Easter Deliveries 🐣

 Hopping with joy! Our second batch of Easter deliveries has just arrived at the Walk-in Centres, ready to sprinkle some Easter magic to children in

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Special Delivery!

This month, thanks to the generosity of all our amazing members, we were able to make a special delivery of 15 garbage bag size bags

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GOG Delivery

GOG DELIVERY!! Our wonderful ‘delivery angels’ had the honor of delivering the amazing array of goodies that poured in after the holiday season!  It was lovely

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Ginninderry Community

Thanks to Ginninderry Communty for supporting our Friday afternoon community workshop and other events, like our Pink Ribbon picnic. Read about it in the story

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GOG Donations

😍GOG DONATIONS😍 A big list of thank yous from us today:   🌟THANK YOU to the lovely Kerry for coordinating another big GOG donation drop-off

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COTA Seniors Autumn Expo

GOG spent the day, alongside Northside Community Service, at the COTA ACT Seniors Expo in Autumn!!Mary, Kerry and Nuria have been busy sharing information about

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GOG at the Seniors Expo

So many lovely people interested in what we do at the Seniors Expo at Epic today! Thanks to northsidecommunityservice for inviting us again and to

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Inaugural GOG AGM

Inaugural GOG AGM Last Saturday we held our very first official AGM at the Tradies, and it was lovely to have so many of our

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Amigurumi Workshop!

Amigurumi Workshop! We had another fantastic Working Bee this weekend, and what a great turnout there was for Susan’s first ‘Amigurumi’ Workshop! Those lucky to

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FUN and FOTOGRAPHY!

Every working bee has it’s own special vibe and this Saturday’s vibe was ‘fun and fotography’! We had our usual small groups where our beautiful

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GOG Appreciation Post

This morning Kat, Susan and I were grateful to be invited to the Hospital Foundation “Crafters Thank You Morning Tea” at the Hellenic Club on

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Craft & Convo

There are so many joys associated with being part of GOG. Obviously making and donating something I know will be precious to someone who needs

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Farewell 2020

As a year like no other draws to a close, I wanted to thank each and every one of you for your interest in and

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Christmas in ICU

Christmas came a little early for patients at Canberra Hospital last week. On Sunday, they received handmade gifts crafted by 300 members of the Good

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Christmas Goodies

We had the privilege of being asked to deliver the Christmas Goodies to the ICU again this year. We brightened the mood of everyone in

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GOG Drop August 2020

Today I had the pleasure once again of dropping several bags of ‘Goodeze magic’ 😉 to the lovely Helen Falla, CEO of the Canberra Hospital Foundation on

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Shout out to ‘Shout’!

Gratitude Post! 🙏💜 Today I’d like to send a huge thank you ‘shout out’ from GOG and Mission Stitchin’, to Carol and Elsa from ‘Shout Inc’

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International Nurses Day

In honour of International Year of Nurses and Midwives, and to celebrate Nurses Day, GOG decided to mark this occasion during unprecedented times, with a

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Zoom Working Bee 3 May

Once again, we had another fun as well as informative Zoom WB this afternoon! 🤩 It was great to see the projects that everyone’s been working on

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Zoom Stitch In!

Here are just a few of the Goodeze who popped in and joined us at our Zoom Working Bee this afternoon! 🤩 Along with the usual catch

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SFX Woolverines Delivery

Last week I had this special delivery of gorgeous Goodie dolls and rug from the SFX Wolverines! 🤩 They’ve continued to ply their craft, develop their skills

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Uberknits

Morning all! 🤩 Today I’m introducing ‘UberKnits’ 😆 on this glorious Canberra Autumn day! Any members who would like supplies delivered to their doorstep or have Goodies they would

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GOG Coronavirus Update

The situation regarding Covid-19 changes daily and GOG is making every effort to adapt to these changes, for the health and safety of all the

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March 1 Working Bee

So another wonderful GOG Working Bee is done and dusted! It was fabulous to have more new members join us, and, to have some students

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Lovely Loud Vicki! 💖

So grateful to ‘Loud Vicki’ 😅 for her generosity in collecting and recycling everyone’s cans and bottles! Thanks to all of the GOG members who have donated

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300 Goodeze!

Today we reached a fantastic milestone! Gog now has 300 Facebook members!!! Everyone has a story and gog has helped people share these stories, bring

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Craft and Conversation #3

Just love being part of this fun afternoon of ‘C and C’ and connecting with some beautiful people!😊 Any GOG members who’d like to join us

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Craft and Conversation #2

C&C #2Another fun afternoon welcoming more new members at MHPS; laughter, chatting, teaching, learning and a specially made cappuccino and 🍪! Thanks Tammi for the coffee,

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Happy New Year Goodeze!

Happy New Year Goodeze! 🥳🥳 It’s been such a fun and productive year! We’ve achieved so much and I’d like to take this opportunity to thank each

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Goodbye 2019!

It was wonderful to see another amazing turnout of the GOG Tribe at today’s working bee on a very hot and smokey day. It was

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It’s a GOG Xmas Eve in ICU!

The most rewarding Christmas Eve I’ve ever spent, delivering all your amazing Goodies to patients and family members in ICU. 🎁 Something I’ll never forget and hope

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Xmas Eve Shenanigans at TCH!

Santa’s ‘little helpers’ spent the morning wrapping gifts, and making preparations for delivery later tonight! Such a joy to bump into Harry and Carol and

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Xmas BOM Working Bee

The GOG Working Bee was a hive of activity this afternoon, as conversation buzzed, and hooks and needles flew and clacked as members worked on

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Last C&C for the Year!

Craft and Conversation Thursday! 😊 “The hour went by in a flash!”, was the consensus this afternoon at our second and unfortunately last C&C session for the

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Craft and Conversation!

Today GOG in conjunction with Northside Community Service held its first ‘Craft and Conversation’ session at Margret Hendry School. The focus today was crochet and

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Christmas BOM!

A  few Goodeze are madly working to put together the fabulous festive blankets with your lovely Christmas squares. Here’s the first two, done and dusted

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‘Kind Awards’

What a surprise Tess, Mel and I had today. Our support of GOG was recognized and we were nominated for a ‘Kind Award’.We received these

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Halloween Hookey Time!

There was a touch of Halloween and a whole lot of creativity on show at another fabulous Good Omen Goodeze working bee as members stitched,

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That’s a wrap!

Here’s a glimpse of what happens on the other side of a GoG Working Bee! 😍 Thank you to Carly, Link, Kerry, Mel, Kath, and of course

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Beanie Delivery

With this icy cold weather settling in, these two bags of beautiful beanies just cried out to be taken to where they will be needed

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GoG Drop

It was lovely to meet up with Amy at the Donation Station in TCH recently to hand over the latest bundle of Goodies. We’re only

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QI Project on the Move!

Its offical!Last week we started our register and are formally tracking the comfort goods from GOG for our quality improvement project on how the comfort

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Campbell High Visit

Tess and I had the honour of speaking to the students and teachers at Campbell high school regarding the positive impact their generosity is having

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Spotlight Donation

Gratitude Post!! 💜 A huge thank you to Quentin and the team at Spotlight for an overwhelming donation of materials to GoG that arrived yesterday! Gorgeous yarn

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SFX Woolverines!

It’s been such a pleasure this year connecting with and getting to know the Woolverines! They are a big part of GoG now and it’s

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Playing Santa at TCH!

Friday afternoon we made our final delivery for the year of GOG donations to Canberra Hospital! 🎁 Thanks to all our members’ donations and creative efforts,

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Goodie Dolls Delivery

27 November – Delivery of GOG comfort dolls today to a very appreciative Cathy in the Hospital Foundation Office to be distributed across the hospital

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It’s GoG-tober!

Wendy and I had the pleasure of delivering these treasures to Kim and Catherine at the Canberra Hospital Foundation yesterday afternoon. Thank you to all

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Goodeze Gratitude Post

12 October – I need to make some heartfelt thanks to some very generous people for donating materials so that some amazing Goodeze could be

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Thank you Goodies!

17 August – This week’s colourful and lovingly made blankets. So lucky to have these big-hearted and prolific ‘Goodeze’ as part of our group. Thank

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Cool Critters

Take a look at these cool ‘Critters’ I picked up this afternoon! 😎 ‘Ruby’ ‘Amber’ ‘Jade’ ‘Pearl’ and ‘Sapphira’! These guys could cause a riot at the

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Super SFX students

8 July – Just had to share these colourful beauties that the SFX students have put their hearts into creating, before they are shipped off

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Footy Fever!

26 June – Evening Goodeze! 😁 After checking with the volunteers at the Donation Station regarding what Goodeze are required, I’ve been asked to put a call

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Tags!

18 June – It’s said that ‘necessity is the mother of invention’… well in the absence of finances to be able to afford tags for

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Head’s up!

17 June – This weekend’s donations! 👏 I’m so amazed at the generosity of our community!😍 Some beautiful beanies all completed by one donor (anon), and several scarves

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SFX Gorgeous Goodies

16 May – Another good news story! Last week we visited St Francis Xavier College to meet some of the amazing ‘Woolverines’ who have joined

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GoG May Gathering

1 May – Last weekend we held our 3rd ever GoG gathering! Over 12 of our wonderful Goodeze came together, shared projects, ideas and lots

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GoG Logo!

10 April – Thank you to Mari Tachizawa for the design of this little cutie, GOG! Also a big thank you to Nicola Semmler  for

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