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On Giving - Wear it Purple 2021

Start The Conversation...Keep It Going. This month at East End Flower Market, we will be celebrating and promoting Wear it Purple Day, which is on August 27th. The theme this year is ‘Start The Conversation….Keep It Going.’  Wear it Purple is a not-for-profit that was founded in 2010, in response to young people taking their own lives as a result of bullying and harassment for the lack of acceptance of their sexuality or gender identity.  As state on their website, research shows that 75% of LGBTIQ youth experience some for of discrimination, whether that be verbal absue or physical harassment. The rates of depression are also over 3 times higher in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Australians, compared to the...

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On Giving - NAIDOC Week 2021

Heal Country. Heal our nation.  East End Flower Market acknowledges the Kaurna people as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the lands on which we work, and pay our respect to Indigenous Elders past, present and emerging. We honour their legacy and acknowledge that the spiritual connections enjoyed by the Kaurna people for millennia continue to this day. Sovereignty has never been ceded. It always was and always will be, Aboriginal land. NAIDOC stands for National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee. NAIDOC Week celebrates the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and is celebrated by all Australians. It is a great opportunity to learn more about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. The theme...

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On Giving - Refugee Week 2021

Unity. The way forward. Refugee Week is Australia’s main calendar event aimed at educating the public about who refugees are, and why they have come to Australia. Further to this, it exists to highlight and celebrate the countless positive contributions refugees make to our community, and focus on what the community can do in return, to ensure refugees feel safe and welcomed here in Australia. It allows people to do something positive for refugees, asylum seekers and displaced people.  The theme for Refugee Week 2021 is ‘Unity. The way forward.’ More than ever, we are seeing the importance of working together, in order to survive, grow and thrive.  We’ll be making a donation of much needed pantry supplies to the Welcoming...

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