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Forward Thinking Fundraising

Forward Thinking Fundraising

The rise of digital technology has generated many trends that come and go. For charitable organisations, it has bred...

Double the Kids, Double the Fun!

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Every two years, Cottage by the Sea works in partnership with St Albans Primary School and their staff to...

A Good Dose of Vitamin Sea

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After enduring a very long bus ride in the early hours of Tuesday morning, our Cottage staff were pleased...

Spring has Sprung

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Cottage by the Sea sprang into spring with the help of 18 students from Werribee and Tottenham WELS (Western English...

Cottage by the Outback

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Escaping the winter cold was on the cards for Cottage employees Natalie, Jess, Troy and Linton when they were...

From the Country to the Coast

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Quite often at the Cottage we have children who travel from all over Victoria to participate in our Take-A-Break...

A winter escape!

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Recently, Cottage staff members Sean, Natalie and Troy were lucky enough to spend 5 days soaking up the Brisbane...

REEFies at the Snow

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Is there really a better way to finish off the month of July than by spending two full weeks...

What your donation does

What does your donation do

Many individuals and businesses make donations largely based on their financial situation at the time to determine the donation...

Some words from Caitlyn

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The week began with the older Mentors meeting the younger Mentors for the first time, but that was no...

Winchelsea Winter Warriors

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Our last Take-A-Break camp for the next few weeks (before we head off to the snow with our REEFies), ...

Camping in the great outdoors

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As our first year REEF group have already experienced the joys and comforts of staying at the Cottage, we...

Mentor Madness

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During the first week of the winter holidays we welcomed all of our Mentors, both young and old, to...

Choosing a charity? Go local!

Local Charity article

If you’re a contemporary business and reading this, you are most likely becoming increasingly aware of your corporate social...

Waving goodbye to June

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Cottage by the Sea staff and 25 children from Newcomb Park Primary School celebrated the last week of June...

Having fun is the same in every language!

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For the second occasion this year Cottage by the Sea welcomed a small group of Western English Language School...

What a week with Herne Hill

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A shortened work week (due to the Queens Birthday Long Weekend) doesn't stop the workload and fun for the...

You got a friend in me

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Each year, Bethany reaches out to provide its services to more than 6000 individuals and families experiencing hardship within...

A Long Camp and the Long Walk

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Ending the month of May could not have been any better for staff members Jae, Sean, Troy, Foxy and...

Going down to the Riptide

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It was a very happy hump-day for Cottage as 10 children from Geelong East Primary School joined us for...

Taking a Break with Arbonne

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This week, our Take a Break program welcomed 19 local Geelong kids from Whittington Primary School into the Cottage. ...

In Sydney with the Cathy Freeman Foundation

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In the first week of May, staff members Natalie and Sean flew to Sydney to spend seven working in...

From the City to the Surf with our Mentors!

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During the second week of the school holidays, Cottage by the Sea welcomed back a small group of our...

Saving lives and fighting Bac!

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School holidays have just begun for Victorian school students and for Cottage by the Sea that means we are...

Meet our newest REEF kids!

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This week, Cottage by the Sea welcomed our newest REEF participants who were selected from two separate schools in...

Second Year REEF Camp Out

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Our second year REEF kids visited us for their second camp this year, where they spent 3 days at...

What A Hit!

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On Friday, the 10th of March 2017, Queenscliff Golf Club held their first annual fundraising event in co-operation with...

A Ferry Good Time

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Tuesday morning at the Cottage was a morning like any other. The staff had arrived early to prepare for...

WELS – What an adventure we’ve had!

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The Western English Language Schools consist of co-educational primary and secondary based learning which operates under the government in...

8 Boys, 6 Beaches & 1 Birthday

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Recently, eight young boys connected with the Kyabram Integrated Family Service were selected to participate in a four day...

The Most Fun ‘Yuille’ Ever Have!

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Last week an array of students from, Yuille Park Community College in regional Victoria, stay by the seaside for...

A Long Drive, But A Great Week

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This week we had 24 new friends join us all the way from Mahogany Rise Primary School in Frankston, ...