Friday, February 13, 2009

Bush Fire Appeal

This got to me. I really advocate human stories not statistics, but the humanity of this poignant reminder hits at my fundraising core.

An email from the FIA (Fundraising Institute of Australia).

Dear Fundraiser,

As a result of the recent bush fires in Victoria Australia Post has issued a list of the affected areas which we would like to pass onto you, particularly if you are involved in direct mail campaigns.

Area where there will be no delivery
Marysville - mail held at Healesville DC
Narbethong - mail held at Healesville DC
Steeles Creek - Christmas Hills - mail held at Yarra Glen LPO
Kinglake - mail held at Whittlesea LPO
Kinglake West - mail held at Whittlesea LPO
Eden Park - mail held at Whittlesea (now possible partial delivery)
Bruces Creek - mail held at Whittlesea LPO
St Andrews - mail held at Research DC

Wandong - now possible partial delivery,
- P/O Boxes Delivered, Residential not delivered

Hazelwood Nth & Sth - mail held at Morwell DC
Jeeralang - mail held at Morwell DC
Gormandale - mail held at Traralgon DC
Currajong - mail held at Traralgon DC
Callignee - mail held at Traralgon DC
Dederang - mail held at Wodonga DC
Stanley - mail held at Beechworth DC
Flowerdale - mail held at Broadford LPO
Buxton - Mail held at Alexandra
Taggerty - Mail held at Alexandra
Thornton - Mail held at Alexandra
Won Wron -mail held at Yarram
Calrossie - mail held at Yarram
Devon North - mail held at Yarram
Macks Creek - mail held at Yarram
Tarra Valley - mail held at Yarram
Clonbinane - Mail held at Broadford
Glenburn - Mail held at Yea
Hazeldene - Mail held at Broadford
Eildon - Mail held at Alexandra
Kiewa Valley - Mail held at Wodonga
Beechworth - Roadside held at Beechworth
Wooragee - Mail held at Beechworth
Mt Beauty - Mail held at Wodonga
Eskdale - Mail held at Tallangatta

Areas that have been partially effected today

Toolangi, Chum Creek, Warburton (Patch Creek), Whittlesea RSD's (Pheasant Creek - Eden Park, Kilmore RSD's, Yea, Alexandra, Broadford, Yackandandah, Myrtleford, Bright, Traralgon Sth, Flynn, Neerim, Sth Noojee, Hiawatha, Stacey's Bridge, Jack River, Trawool, Tallarook, Tallangatta

Areas that it is very likely that there will be future impacts

Kilmore/ Broadford/ YeaNeerim Sth & Hazelwood AreasBeechworth AreaWoodside / Yarram / Alberton

Healesville - Has been put on high alert

Estimate on Mail carried over today (where known)
Mt Beauty 1500 articles
Yackandah 700
Broadford 1500
Alexandra 2600
Yea 1700
Morwell 650
Traralgon 800
Yarram 600
Marysville/Narbethong 660
Kinglake 1600
Kinglake West 600
Wandong 1800
Bruces Creek 400

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Kimberley MacKenzie said...

Got to me too.

Hamish McInvoice said...

...and me,


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