Stuarts Point locals raise funds for Turkey and Syria earthquakes

Indonesian food in the Church grounds.

ON Saturday 4 March, Stuarts Point and district locals held a fundraising event in aid of the victims of recent earthquakes in Turkey (Türkiye) and Syria.

Stuarts Point Anglican Church, also known as the ‘ART House’, located at 25 Ocean Avenue, Stuarts Point, was the venue for a busy day of activities.

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The Indonesian Satay BBQ was very popular, along with the cakes and baked goods stalls.

Dance workshops were held by SUARA Dance (Indonesian) and Carolina Moretzsohn (Brazilian),
Renowned local artist Elaine Carmady held a weaving workshop outdoors under the pine tree, adjacent to the bric-a-brac, clothing and plant stall.

Organiser Alfira O’Sullivan was very encouraged by the support offered by those in attendance.

“All donations and proceeds from this event will be going towards the relief effort supporting families affected by the recent earthquake.

“We collectively raised approximately $1200, many funds were direct donations, and were so pleased to have at least 100 people attend.”

Alfira offered thanks to Elaine Carmady and family, Ross and Kalinda, Mary-Lou Lewis, Narayan, Amin, Pac Mur, Idar, Solehkhan, Carolina, Vanessa, Bibi Ahmed, Vinay, Emma, Makbule, Soraya and Macushla.

For more information on how to donate please SMS Alfira on 0415 431 453.


A weaving workshop underway at the fundraiser.

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