Press about Connected
The floods in Nadi area caused huge damage and hardship for a great many people but perhaps the saddest victims were the school children.
Connected now has three truckloads of essential goods and furniture ready to deliver to Goodna, one of the worst flood-hit suburbs in the state.
A voluntary hardship relief centre which has helped 8000 flood victims could close in a month without new home and government help.
They are a far cry from Christmas elves but a group of westside blokes have been busy making toys to brighten Christmas Day for flood-affected families.
Connected provides emergency relief for people who ﬁnd themselves in devastating circumstances but after 10 months in operation, the organisation is looking for a new base.
Banyo flood charity Connected Relief is providing free doors to flood-impacted homeowners after it was revealed they were not covered in insurance policies.
After being given a hand by Banyo's Connected Flood Relief Corinda's Joe and Gwen Braga are giving one back.
Flood and cyclone ravaged communities have showed their true colours in the months since the summer of disasters, and Queensland Premier Anna Bligh has used this year's Queensland Week to showcase those 'heroes' who worked tirelessly throughout the disaster.
An American family has made a 25,400km mercy flight to help with Brisbane's flood relief.
BANYO: Connected Flood Relief Banyo is seeking building materials to build a rest area, play area and toy department in its distribution warehouse for clients picking up items, volunteer co-ordinator Craig Michaels says.
Connected established after the Brisbane and Sout East Queensland floods is in desperate need of assistance to continue its worthwhile activities in providing disaster relief to flood as well as Yasi cyclone victims throughout Queensland.
Connected require quality donations of goods to assist flood and cyclone
disaster victims throughout Queensland.
Volunteers are needed to sort donations, prepare consignments for
distribution, tradesmen to build storage shelving and electricians to
electrically test donated whitegoods prior to allocation to flood and
Almost 150 UQ Business School students got a taste of what flood victims went through when they volunteered in Grantham and Banyo recently.
A BUSLOAD of University of Queensland business school students will get a taste of what flood victims went through when they volunteer in Grantham this morning.
ALMOST 150 UQ Business School students will get a taste of what flood victims went through when they volunteer in Grantham this weekend.
BANYO: Banyo’s Connected Relief hardship service needs more donations of goods, corporate sponsorship and volunteers to help flood victims, said volunteer co-ordinator Craig Michaels.
IN the first of our My Story series of Queenslanders bouncing back, volunteer co-ordinator Craig Michaels tells how he helped others who had lost everything.
IT'S all hands on deck at Banyo's disaster relief centre and Lee Price is among many volunteers devoting hours to helping flood victims start again.
MORE than 7000 toilet rolls, 4000 boxes of clothes and mountains of tinned food in a warehouse at the RNA Showgrounds await families in need.
JOHN Taylor this morning returned to his flooded house on the banks of the Brisbane River at Hill End Tce, West End with a sense of relief.