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Little dog with a BIG dog personality

Little dog with a BIG dog personality

Did someone say PUPPIES????? It’s not every day you get the chance to spend a full working day playing, feeding, cleaning, hugging and squeezing adorable little animals until your heart’s content.

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Happiness is all about the lens. Not happy? Maybe it’s time for a new prescription…

Happiness is all about the lens. Not happy? Maybe it’s time for a new prescription…

RedBalloon has started a happiness revolution. We believe everyone deserves to have fun, feel good and be happy. We believe happiness starts with a drop, becomes a ripple and creates a wave. Here James Gilbert shares his insights on the secret to happiness.

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Update: Staffy Rescue Adoptions

Update: Staffy Rescue Adoptions

There was so much interest in my We Care volunteer day at Staffy Rescue in May, that I wanted to give an update on the wonderful dogs I met that day. Rupert – was adopted in June! He looks pretty excited about it all… Simba – was adopted this week! She had been at the [...]

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Kristie and Clara. Aww...

The difference between cats and dogs

They both come with four legs, sport fur and have found a cosy place in the hearts of humans… BUT some people are still only cat people and some love dogs best. Five RedBallooners volunteer at a cat and dog rescue shelter and discover that despite their differences, cats and dogs share the need for something very special.

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Every Dog Has Its Day

Every Dog Has Its Day

Yesterday I had the day off work, so I made the 60km trek from my home on the Northern Beaches to Box Hill. Why I hear you ask? Well that’s where the Staffy Rescue Dog Shelter is located! At RedBalloon each employee gets one day off each year to go and volunteer for a charity [...]

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Gift of Thanks winner review, The Reed Family

Gift of Thanks winner review, The Reed Family

One of the winners of our Gift of Thanks competition was the Reed family. Katherine and Aaron shared the story of their son Noah who was born with a severe brain injury, thanking their wonderful friends and family for all the support since Noah was born almost 12 months ago. In an act of generosity, Katherine [...]

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Me enjoying my Welcoming Committee role!

Surfing the volunteering wave

On a sunny Saturday in February an enthusiastic group of RedBallooners, as part of our internal ‘We Care’ charity support program, joined streams of other volunteers down at Collaroy on Sydney’s Northern Beaches for an amazing event like nothing I’ve ever experienced before.

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New buddies for RedBallooners!

New buddies for RedBallooners!

RedBalloon’s ‘We Care’ initiative is all about sharing our time, energy and passions with the wider community. A group of RedBallooners all dressed in red, skipped over to help Best Buddies host their Celebration Day! Throw a snag on the bar-be and be sure to leave enough room for dessert!

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