Australians are banding together to offer accommodation, food, medicine and funds for firefighting servicesWhen PhD student Erin Riley tweeted an offer of the paddocks behind her house to bushfire evacuees with animals, she did not expect herself to be running an emergency accommodation service by the end of the week.But that’s precisely what happened after her New Year’s Eve tweet was shared widely. People began responding with similar offers, so Riley started a database of volunteers and began matching them with those seeking help. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2020/jan/04/beautiful-gestures-the-good-news-stories-coming-out-of-australias-bushfires
Author : Stephanie Convery
Publish date : 2020-01-04 04:46:58
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