Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Door's Open on Kindness; Angels in Bundaberg Help with Groceries

Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Door's Open on Kindness; Angels in Bundaberg Help with Groceries

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EMMA REID

JOURNALIST

emma.reid@news-mail.com.au

YOU have two hands, one to help yourself, the second to help others.

This is the message Bundaberg's Angels Community Group would like to spread.

The organisation has set up a cupboard which which won't take you to Narnia, but might make a magical difference to someone's day, week or life.

The pantry is full of non-perishables including tins of food, hygiene and cleaning products, coffee and nappies, all donated and ready to help those in need, for free.

Angels Community Group executive officer Sue Tasker said the project was about "helping others by helping yourself".

The cupboard's doors flung open on Wednesday and will stay open 24 hours a day, every day.

The group of motivated participants from Bundaberg's Skilling Queensland, which is supported by the State Government, filled the cupboard for the first time and it will now run by donation.

"These guys have done an amazing job and filled it for the first time on their own," she said. …

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