Image: Taken by Shaun from his property in Narooma NSW
FairBreak founder, Shaun Martyn, lives in Narooma NSW, a bushfire ravaged area where many residents have had to leave their properties, while some have stayed to defend their community. With no power or phone lines, Shaun powered up his solar-powered SolarBuddy lights and has called on the FairBreak CSR partner for help as the fires continue to rage. Simon Doble, founder of SolarBuddy, has responded by donating $13,000 worth of SolarBuddy lights to be distributed through the evacuation centre in Narooma.
Lights will go to those in need who have been evacuated from their local towns including Cobargo, Bermagui, Bodalla and Tilba, and to volunteers from the Volunteer Rescue Association. We know it’s a small gesture in the enormity of this horrendous time but we believe in doing what we can during our nation’s time of great need.
Please help local communities survive these devastating fires where you can, or give what you can – below are links to some of the organisations where you can donate.
NSW Rural Fire Service: https://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/volunteer/support-your-local-brigade
VIC Country Fire Association: https://www.cfa.vic.gov.au/about/supporting-cfa#donate-cfa
WIRES – Wildlife Information, Rescue and Education Service: https://www.facebook.com/donate/1386120504919105/10158318179549750/
Australian Red Cross: https://www.redcross.org.au/campaigns/disaster-relief-and-recovery-donate