True spirit was tested at our first day selling raffle tickets last friday at lifeline book fair. All proceeds go to support the valuable telephone crisis support provided by lifeline in the community, so book buying can be an opportunity to provide hope and help to those in need. Father kyrillos, a franciscan monk welcomed vassula for the second time this year in his church. Events like these would not have been possible without the hard work of volunteers who packed and sorted 80,000 books for the event. But its not just books up for grabs at the lifeline bookfest brisbane. Packing and sorting are well underway for our next big book fair event in march 2020. Book lovers turn out to browse through bargains at lifeline bookfest in brisbane. Lifelines big book fair is the major fundraising event for lifelines 24hour crisis support service in the illawarra and south coast.
Lifeline canberra have made the decision to close the warehouse and the donations facility, given the current risks associated with covid19. The wollongong community has banded together to raise a record amount of money for crisis support services at the lifeline big book fair. University of wollongong, and provides valuable insights into. Ballarats biggest book fair ballarat central eventfinda.
A century of service acknowledges the contributions of illawarra residents in various war conflicts and peacekeeping missions from the boer war to the present day. Lifeline south coast book fair illawarra mercury wollongong, nsw. Everyday all around australia, lifeline is seeking to recruit volunteers. Our centre is indebted to these two outstanding groups of volunteers, and their leaders, and to the generosity of the public who donate books. The accelerating covid19 situation means that large public gatherings of more than 500 people are not in. Do you sell tickets for an event, performance or venue. Wollongong advertiser for the first time in three years, lifeline south coast volunteers have run out of books to sort for the big book fair. Lifeline harbour to hawkesburys book fairs are run entirely by volunteers. We will have 80000 books packed, individually priced and on display for.
Lifelines big book fair at the illawarra sports stadium. The illawarra sports stadium is a proud supporter of lifeline south coasts book fair. Over 80,000 books will be on display in over 50 categories. Therapeutic goods administrationuniversity of wollongong. We pay respect to elders past, present and emerging, and value the rich history, culture and ongoing connection of aboriginal and torres strait islander people to country. Goods accepted at different lifeline shops do vary, so please contact your local collection point for. Balgownie school fete bring your family and friends along for a fun day at balgownie school fete on saturday 18th october 2014 from 10am4pm. Helping the crisis support and suicide prevention service line 11 14 continue to support our community. New record for lifeline big book fair uowtv multimedia. Lifeline is looking for volunteers to assist with the annual fundraiser at the illawarra sports stadium, hooka creek road, berkeley. The first lifeline book fair i ever attended was at illawarra sports stadium berkeley last year and i was so happy to be able to visit the same book fair again this past weekend. Please be advised that the lifeline australia is the national administrative office, the contact number listed above does not offer crisis support.
He is also a major driver of the local lifeline book fair, a celebrated annual event which not only brings in important. The lifeline shops are the financial cornerstone of lifeline south coast. Lifelines big book fair on at illawarra sports stadium. Each one takes place at a different venue and they range from clearance sales to fiction sales and general book sales. Selling books since 1998 po box 176, annandale nsw 2038, australia. For new volunteers on the day come see us at the information desk during the bookfair. Donations can be dropped off outside the main entrance of the tuggeranong basketball stadium. Over 5,200 customers passed through the stadium at the recent fair in march. Lifeline south coast would like to acknowledge the aboriginal and torres strait islander peoples as traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work. Have you considered joining us as a volunteer for the big book fair. Shellharbour visitor information centre lifeline book fair.
Our book depots in hornsby and lindfield, coordinated by committees, run seven events a year. Lifelines big book fair fundraising event is on this weekend at the illawarra sports stadium, berkeley. The wollongong teenager, a fan of fantasy and mystery books, said it was also a positive that items for sale at lifelines big book fair were. Lifelines big book fair at illawarra sports stadium, berkeley raises. You can drop donations of quality clothing, shoes, handbags, jewellery, manchester. Brisbane we are back bringing you over a million books across 10 massive days all to raise vital funds for lifeline.
Selected wollongong and shellharbour city libraries are also acting as collection points. During the 2014 2015 financial year there has been two book fairs at the illawarra sports stadium, berkeley and one book fair at the shoalhaven entertainment centre, nowra. Satsun, april 2728 8am 5pm at thornleigh community centre. Lifeline canberra exists to support people in crisis and save the lives of those experiencing thoughts of suicide.
Each year a dedicated and enthusiastic team of volunteers make the lifeline south coast big book fair possible. Contact the lifeline national office using our online form. People from different christian denominations gathered to hear vassulas address. Buy a book and help save a life, now theres a win win situation. Lifeline south coast wollongong 2500 02 4228 0403 clothing, bricabrac, 19 auburn street, wollongong 9. This is an unprecedented time please do not take donations to our warehouse please take. The next lifeline big book fair at illawarra stadium, berkeley, will be held friday the 18th of october through to sunday the 20th of october 2019. Lifeline south coast nsw 24hr telephone crisis support. Illawarra shoalhaven suicide prevention collaborative. Lifelines big book fair returns to illawarra sports. Book lovers will be in paradise this weekend at lifeline s big book fair.
This image has been shared by wollongong city gallery following the war and remembrance project october 2003 january 2004. For my sydney peeps i will share the upcoming lifeline book fair dates below. Illawarra fly forest fun treerrific adventures at home on. These items are collected for the purpose of resale in retail outlets to raise funds for lifeline services. Lifeline s 24 hour telephone crisis line is available on 11 14.
Lifeline book fair 1820 october 2019 volunteering illawarra. Australia in palestine was purchased at the lifeline book fair. The big book fair runs this friday, march 9 and this saturday, march 10 from 9am to 5pm plus sunday, march 11 from 9am to 4pm. It is with regret that we announce the cancellation of the 2022 march lifeline s big book fair at the illawarra sports stadium, berkeley. Lifeline encourages donations of quality, used or unwanted items such as. Donate your books books can be donated year round at the wollongong or corrimal lifeline shops or selected southern. Our bookfairs are the largest gathering of booklovers in canberra. With around 40,000 fiction and nonfiction books, this event is the major fundraising event for lifeline s support services, including their 24 hour telephone crisis helpline in the sydney south coast. The threeday event held over the weekend showcased 80,000 books displayed in over 50. While all books are very reasonably priced, with many bargains, its easy to get carried away.
Lifeline s giant book fair returns once again to thornleigh community centre on the weekend of 1819 april. Abc illawarra lifeline big book fair gets underway. Andrews uniting church hall, ballarat central, victoria, 8 november 2014 9 november 2014. He is also a major driver of the local lifeline book fair, a celebrated annual event which not only brings in important revenue but also promotes the use of lifeline s services to an extremely wide cross section of the local community.
We were positioned at the entrance to the grounds, in a portable gazebo, out in the open with rain coming in from all directions, a strong wind whipping across the basketball fields and temperatures of about degrees celcius. From thursday 10th to sunday th of july, 2014, lifeline is holding a massive secondhand book sale at knox grammar school in. To the surprise of the purchasers, there were images of soldiers from the first world war wedged between the pages. Alfred chidembo pharmaceutical chemistry evaluator. Rock swap, club members and others will be selling jewelry, gemstones, cabochons, minerals. Lifeline harbour to hawkesbury book fairs 2014 sydney. Use our locator to find services, lifeline shops and information about charity bins, collection and drop off points near you.
The harbour to hawkesbury division of lifeline runs a number of book fairs each year in order to raise money for its 24 hour telephone counselling service. Book lovers turn out to browse through bargains at lifeline bookfest. Ballarats biggest book fair, stock up for summer over. The 18th illawarra big book fair will take place from.
They provide the largest portion of funding and allow the continuation of lifeline s vital 24 hour telephone crisis support service in the illawarra and south coast on 11 14. These photos have been shared with wollongong city libraries and we are now seeking the names of these unknown soldiers as well as details to put the story into context. Book fair lifeline s big book fair continues to go from strength to strength. Lifeline book fair at knox grammar school sydney weekendnotes. For over 49 years, our highly skilled volunteers have provided 247 support via our local 11 14 crisis support service. Support the big book fair illawarra mercury wollongong, nsw. It is essentially a book lovers dream, a stadium filled with thousands of books from a variety of different genres. Tessa marshall, who joined our board in 2014, died by suicide in. Support the big book fair illawarra mercury wollongong.
Lifeline south coast volunteers recognised for lifesaving. Illawarra sports stadium 9am5pm frisat 9am4pm sun hooka creek rd berkeley are you able to help out over the 3 days for a 2 hour period. We have a wide range of fiction and nonfiction books, including rare books and collectables, childrens books, textbooks and foreign language books. Iml pathology collection centres helensburgh to sussex inlet. Lifeline canberras bookfairs raise a major portion of the funding needed to keep our local crisis support service running. Lifelines big book fair at the illawarra sports stadium, berkeley. Lifeline s big book fair will take place on friday and saturday between 9am and 5pm, and sunday between 9am and 4pm at the illawarra sports stadium, berkeley. If you would like to volunteer, register your interest here. Lifeline is looking for people from all walks of life who would like to make a commitment to regular volunteer work and who are willing to learn new skills, support others and work within the vision and values of lifeline. Lifelines big book fair will take place from friday, october 18 to sunday, october 20 at the illawarra sports stadium, berkeley. The illawarra mercury 25 october 2003 described the project as.1044 1443 287 1039 644 744 161 353 522 945 907 1451 767 1493 319 1345 1441 414 631 271 1181 145 585 945 1402 559 1189 905 790 1283 25 882 1020 22 433 1343 850 1486 955 349