Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Splendid Golden Donation; Helping Local Flood Relief

Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Splendid Golden Donation; Helping Local Flood Relief

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Byline: Christian Morrow com.au

NEIGHBOURS, everybody needs Splendid neighbours, especially in times of need.

North of the shire neighbours proved that this week when Splendour in the Grass dropped off a cheque for $23,022.42 to the Mullumbimby Neighbourhood Centre to go towards their ongoing Flood Relief Campaign.

The money was raised by Splendour auctioning 50 specially created Flood Relief Gold Passes, raising a total of $69,067.25 that was split between the Tweed Mayoral Appeal, Lismore City Council Flood Appeal and the Mullumbimby Neighbourhood Centre.

Roberta Brooks and Kim Shelley, community support workers at the Mullumbimby Neighbourhood Centre, agreed the money donated by Splendour will make a huge difference to those affected by the March flood event.

Ms Shelley said now the dramatic part of the flood was over many victims were only just realising how hard they had been hit.

"Reality is setting in for people and they are now dealing with their stress and trauma," she said. …

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