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Staying Safe During Bushfire Season

The bushfire season is upon us, the current hotter temperatures, with low humidity and high winds is the perfect recipe for bush fires.

Being prepared and staying safe during a bushfire is critical to everyones survival. Here are seven tips to surviving a bushfire as recommended by the CFS (South Australian Country Fire Service).

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Starting Afresh With ‘Home In A Box’

“With the invaluable support of Kennards Self Storage and the ongoing donation of Kennards Boxes, the Mercy Foundation continues to help people who have experienced long term homelessness to settle into their new home.

Home in a Box was developed to provide a warm and welcoming home to people who have experienced chronic homelessness moving into permanent housing. Home in a Box contains brand new, high quality sheets, towels, pillows, a quilt, dinner set, cutlery, glasses, fry pan and saucepan, a toaster and a kettle and kitchenware. We source our products from MyHouse, Maxwell & Williams, Hospitality Online and other quality manufacturers.

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Panthera Charitable Foundation

Imagine hearing that your beloved homeland has been hit by a cyclone so ferocious, the United Nations declares it the worst natural disaster to EVER hit Southern Africa…

What would you do?
Fueled by compassion and determination to help thousands of displaced people in the African nation of Mozambique, Sydney couple Martina and Chakyl Camal dropped everything and sprang into action.

Cyclone Idai ripped through Mozambique in March 2019 with powerful winds, dramatic rainfall and devastating flooding – leaving a heartbreaking trail of destruction. Weeks later, Cyclone Kenneth added to the mayhem and dire situation facing local families, communities and businesses.

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Fairy Sparkles Wherever she Goes!

Fairy Sparkle with Sam Kennard, CEO of Kennards Self Storage

Fairy Sparkle waves her wand and brings her happy heart and bag of sparkles to everyone she meets, especially our patients in hospital.

Her life’s work is visiting the sickest patients, especially children, in our hospitals. Bringing smiles to sad faces, lift spirits that are sagging, inspire those that need it, sit with those in the depths of despair and has held the hand of many ‘passing’.

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Using Sport to Inspire

Kennards Self Storage are proud supporters of Fair Game Australia, a grass-roots not-for-profit organisation that inspires healthy communities through donating recycled sports equipment and using it as a tool to deliver health and fitness education programs.

Since September 2018 Kennards Self Storage have supported Fair Game Sydney with a warehouse at our Hoxton Park centre. Here the hub store sports equipment before it gets given back to communities and programs that need it.

In June 2019 the hub was able to send out their first ever team of volunteers to rural Western NSW. The aim of this 5-day trip was to establish connections with under-serviced rural and remote communities and to gain insight into the challenges that they may face. It was an opportunity to engage with the communities and have discussions about how Fair Game NSW can help address issues around access to sporting equipment and health knowledge promotion.

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Minimising Waste and Maximising Health Care – Kennards Self Storage and Airborne Aid

Kennards Self Storage Croydon Park in South Australia are pleased to announce our support of Airborne Aid Ltd, a not-for-profit organisation delivering tailored medical aid donation packages from Australia to destinations in need across the world.

Airborne Aid – Jill Lee Suen, Thailand

Airborne Aid has been in operation since 2013, and has chapters in SA, Victoria and New South Wales. Over 60% of packages are processed by the SA chapter, which is in need of a sizeable dedicated space to sort and pack donations, and to expand to meet demand. From June this year, KSS will donate a storage unit to the SA chapter of Airborne Aid, to assist in receiving generous donations and in dispatching medical aid donation packages to travellers headed to regional Australian communities and Overseas.

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Fair Game Australia

From September 2018 Kennards Self Storage are proudly supporting Fair Game Australia a grass-roots not-for-profit organisation that inspires healthy communities through donating recycled sports equipment, using it as a tool to deliver health and fitness education programs. Fair Game Australia believes that all Australians should have access to the benefits of healthy choices aiming to create an equitable, healthier & sustainable Australia.

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At Kennards We Believe Every Young Person In Australia Should Have A Safe Home

On the 26th October Kennards FREEDOM Fighters are taking part in the inaugural Stepping Stone House, Sleep Under the Stars event with 400 other participants.
We believe every Young Person in Australia should have a safe home.

One by one Not for Profit organisation Stepping Stone House are restoring lives of our homeless youth.
Breaking them from the shackles of welfare, helping them build a career and the skills to support themselves in independence.

Domestic violence, abuse, trauma, neglect and family breakdowns cover many reasons why our young people end up living rough.
Most, through no fault of their own.

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