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Easylink’s newly appointed Chairperson Debbie Organ

As part of the 30th National Volunteer Week celebrations, Easylink had its Volunteer Awards morning tea at Long Reef Golf Club this past Monday. In attendance were Easylink’s newly appointed Chairperson Debbie Organ as well as special guest Michael Regan, Mayor of Northern Beaches Council. It was a very lovely morning where Easylink acknowledged the …

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Debbie Organ receives the Pride of Australia Award

In 2013, John was beaten up while sleeping rough in Sydney’s CBD prompting his fox terrier Carrie away in terror. Ms Organ — who saw John regularly on her way to and from work in Pitt Street Mall — learned of Carrie’s disappearance and posted a reward online.  Before long, she found Carrie and returned with the dog to introduce herself to John.  The …

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Dog Lover’s Care Saved Homeless Man – Pals in a new leash of life!

WHEN Debbie Organ helped rescue the dog of homeless man John, neither of them knew it would be the beginning of a friendship that would ultimately save his life. In 2013, John was beaten up while sleeping rough in Sydney’s CBD prompting his fox terrier Carrie away in terror. Ms Organ — who saw John regularly on …

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Vinnies CEO Sleepout – Thousands of Australians experience homelessness every night!

Every night, thousands of Australians experience homelessness. I will be sleeping out with the Wollongong NSW Clubs as part of the Oak Flats Bowling Club team. You may recall my story. A man and his dog alone in the streets of Sydney gave me my first glimpse onto what it was really like to be homeless …

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High Profile Locals Give Back By Volunteering For Easylink Board

Northern beaches community transport provider, Easylink, has announced six new volunteer board members, including the former Deputy Mayor of Pittwater, Kylie Ferguson and Jay Zmijewski, Operations Director at Forest Coach Lines. The new members will complement long-serving board members, helping the not-for-profit community organisation, which serves transport disadvantaged residents such as seniors and people with …

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Debbie Rescues Carrie From the Pound While John is Resting at the Hospital

After years of helping elderly John living on the streets of Sydney with his dog Carrie, she receives a call that Carrie is wondering around the city without him.  Debbie dropped everything and rescues Carrie from the pound to take care of her while John rests in hospital. A nice post from Chris, Debbie’s son …

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CEO Sleepout

Did you know that over 105 000 Aussies find themselves homeless each night of the year. This year Debbie decided to do something about it and rise to the challenge of the Vinnies CEO sleepout in Wollongong on 23 June 2016. “I have been involved with those who are homeless both in the City and …

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