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Christmas gifts sought for kids on Nauru

Members of Mullum Loves Refugees are collecting toys for Nahru.
Members of Mullum Loves Refugees are collecting toys for Nahru. Contributed

CHRISTMAS gifts are being collected by the Mullumbimby Loves Refugee group for refugee/asylum-seeker children detained on Nauru.

Donating gifts is a practical way to let the children know they are not forgotten and that there are kind people in Australia, said a spokesperson.

There are children of all ages from babies to teenagers.

Gifts can be dropped off in: Mullumbimby at Japunumop Noshery, (café) or Shanti Town clothing; Brunswick Heads at The Big Fish Store; Ocean Shores at True Value Hardware; Byron Bay at the Byron Bay Community Centre or Santos Bulk Store in the Industrial Estate; Bangalow at the Rug Shop. Final date for collection is Friday, November 28.

Topics:  christmas, mullumbimby, nauru


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