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Good Causes

Good Causes features global projects relating to microfinance, human rights, development, medicine, restoration, health, the environment and more.

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GOOD CAUSE: The Foxtel Lap for the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute

The annual Corporate Treadmill Challenge is a fantastic “fun run or walk” raising funds for the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute. This year the Institute is hoping to raise in excess of $800,000 for research into diabetes, asthma, premature births and mental health problems affecting ourchildren. Marquette Turner Luxury Homes are gunning to take part.

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GOOD CAUSE: National Organising Week – September 8-14

Getting organised and time management are things will all aspire to. Luxury real estate Christine Watson of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes welcomes National Organising Week, promoting the work of members from the Australasian Association of Professional Organisers in both New Zealand and Australia.   

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Good Cause: Legacy Week Supports Veterans of the Defence Force

This week is Legacy Week in Australia, raising support and attention for veterans of the military and their families.  Throughout our country, there are many who can say they are a Legacy Kid. Luxury real estate agent Christine Watson’s mum was one. Furthermore, as you may know Simon Turner of the Marquette Turner Luxury Homes team is a military veteran, so for all of us Legacy is very close to our hearts.

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GOOD CAUSE: Daffodil Day Supports Cancer Research

The daffodil is the international symbol of hope for all touched by cancer and it is the largest national fundraising event of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere.  Daffodil Day raises funds for cancer research, education and support. Luxury real estate agent Christine Watson of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes speaks of the importance of research.

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GOOD CAUSE: National Meals on Wheels Day

Meals on Wheels is a non profit organization, and located throughout the world. Luxury real estate agent Christine Watson of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes is thankful to all who volunteer their services to this fabulous cause.

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Good Cause: One Million Women Challenge

The one million women challenge is to cut 1 tonne of carbon dioxide from their daily lives, within a year of joining.  The challenge is to have 1 million women, reducing their carbon emission by one tonne.  As at today, there are 7,644 women trying to do this, and Luxury real estate agent Christine Watson of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes has now become one of those determined women.  

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Good Cause: World Vision

A renowned good cause World Vision does some great charitable work. While sitting at my desk last week I was touched by the emotion Michael Marquette displayed whilst reading a letter received from World Vision. Michael has sadly said farewell to Jemima, but has said hello to Hamisi, also from Tanzania.

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Good Cause: The Sydney City to Surf Fun Run

In Sydney, Australia the City to Surf is the largest run in the world and has been an annual event for 39 years.  An internal memo with a newspaper clipping sent to the then editor of The Sun Newspaper in 1970 from a Fairfax correspondent about the San Francisco Bay to Breakers run was the inspiration for the event.

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Good Cause: National Missing Persons Week 2009

National Missing Persons Week 2009 focuses on older people with dementia or memory loss as “Not knowing is like living in darkness”. Luxury real estate agent Christine Watson of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes raises the concern in this good cause article.

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Thumbnail image for Good Causes: The Footpath Library Helps the Homeless

Good Causes: The Footpath Library Helps the Homeless

The Benjamin Andrew Footpath Library caters for the homeless of Sydney and Melbourne. It provides them with books and other reading material.

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