The Peninsula Living team rolled up their sleeves to help Manly Community Centre get its Christmas hampers ready for pick up and learnt more about what this inspiring organisation does throughout the year. Peninsula Living reports.
Five thousand fun runners and walkers gathered on Dee Why beach back in August to take part in the Pub2Pub, and Peninsula Living was there at the start line.
The Peninsula Living team joined members of not-for-profit organisations at a volunteer information day held in Dee Why to highlight the work of these invaluable community services and how Northern Beaches locals can assist these groups.
Staffed solely by a team of volunteers who give their time and resources for free, every dollar raised by the Trish Foundation is placed into research to find a cure or preventative strategy for multiple sclerosis, as Peninsula Living found out.
The sun was shining and the excitement mounting when the Peninsula Living staff hosted their own Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea in the Lifestyle Working offices at Brookvale.
The Peninsula Living team joined members of Bushlink Corporate Volunteering (through Northside Enterprise Incorporated) and members of Warringah Council in a dual project to help support people with disabilities and tackle environmental projects in the community.
Unravelling the issues and complexities related to approaching the end of life, as well as offering support and advice, is what LifeCircle set out to do at a special event in Manly.
On April 30, Michelle Martinecz, Peninsula Living's creative director, and Kate Hutchinson, the editor of the magazine, assisted in the sale of bandaged bears at Manly Wharf to help raise money for many children in need.
The Peninsula Living team were privileged to spend a morning helping clients and staff make some special artworks for an exhibition to be held at Belrose Library.
The Peninsula Living team spent an afternoon at the gardens learning how to plant, prune, weed and compost - and they were not the only ones.
How much poop does an elephant do? A few of the Peninsula Living team found out. Peninsula Living's Publisher, Stephen Indersmith, reflects on his time volunteering in Thailand.
Providing care and shelter for unwanted greyhounds is a full-time job for Northern Beaches couple Janet and Peter Flann. They rescue and rehome these calm canines that are no longer wanted by trainers and breeders.
This year, over 45,000 walkers took park in the Cancer Council NSW Seven Bridges Walk on October 30. This included Peninsula Living Creative Director, Michelle Martinecz, and Sarah Bylsma, the publication’s online director.
Every Thursday (if it's not raining) a bunch of kids and adults get together at Avalon skate park for a sausage sizzle put together by a few peninsula residents.
The Peninsula Living team put their gardening gloves on and headed to Dee Why Creek to help out volunteer organisation, 'Friends of the Bush'.