HUMAN AID CAMPAIGNS
To assist the people experiencing hardship throughout the world, Galaxy Foundation has undertaken several human aid and emergency relief campaigns to date.
Ø One container of food & clothing sent to Bangladesh in 1998 after floods.
Ø Monetary aid sent to Turkey after the 1999 earthquake.
Ø One container of second hand clothing sent to Thailand in 2003.
Ø One container of second hand clothing and shoes sent to Laos in February 2007.
Ø One container of second hand clothing, books and toys sent to Papua New Guinea in January 2008.
Ø Monetary aid was collected for Burma (Myanmar) and China after a tropical cyclone in Burma and a devastating earthquake in China.
Laos Human Appeal
Ø In late 2006, Eastern Star Bilingual School contacted Galaxy Foundation, requesting a human appeal campaign for their school in Vientine, Laos.
Ø Accordingly, Galaxy Foundation collected second hand clothing, shoes and toys in the last quarter of 2006.
Ø A 40 foot container was sent to Laos in February 2007.
Ø In May 2007, Eastern Star Bilingual School officials distributed collected materials by Galaxy Foundation to people in need in Vientine, Laos.
Papua New Guinea Human Appeal
Ø In August 2007, PNG Paradise High School contacted Galaxy Foundation, requesting a human appeal campaign for their school in Boroko, Port Moresby.
Ø Accordingly, Galaxy Foundation collected second hand clothing, toys, books and educational materials in the last quarter of 2007.
Ø A 20 foot container was sent to Papua New Guinea in Jan 2008 by a special ceremony in the presence of Papua New Guinea High Commissioner to Australia Mr. Charles W. Lepani, Parliamentary Secretary for Multicultural Affairs and Settlement Services Mr. Laurie Ferguson and Auburn Mayor Le Lam.
Ø In May 2008, a ceremony was conducted by the PNG Paradise High School to distribute human appeal materials that was provided by Galaxy Foundation.
Ø 80% of students cannot continue their education after year 10 in PNG for social and economic reasons. Our foundation aimed to offer a helping hand to needy students in PNG with this campaign.
Burma (Myanmar) & China Emergency Relief Campaign
Ø Due to a tropical cyclone in Burma and a devastating earthquake in China, thousands were dead and millions were homeless in Asia as of May 2008.
Ø Galaxy Foundation ran a human appeal campaign between June-July 2008 with proceeds dedicated to natural disaster victims in Asia.
Pakistan Floods Relief Campaign
Ø In 2010, our foundation organised a relief campaign for Pakistan flood victims.
Ø After the devastating floods, death toll was more than 1,700 in Pakistan. Floods were also affecting more than 18 million people in the Country with more than 1.2 million homes damaged or destroyed.
Ø With generous support from our community, our foundation raised a total of A$78,000 and donated all proceeds to the Pakistan flood victims.
Queensland Floods Relief Campaign
January - February 2011
Devastating floods that hit the state of Queensland in December 2010 caused catastrophe in the region.
Due to flooding, seventy towns were affected, tens of thousands of homes were evacuated and death toll was 35.
Following one of the worst disasters in Australia's history to date, our foundation and school raised a total of $26,000 and donated all the proceeds to Queensland flood victims.