Our charity work

One purpose for Bribie Island Butterfly House is to uplift the extreme poor and needy of this world through our donations to charities.

100% of our profits is bringing light and hope into the darkened lives of some of our world's extreme poor.            

We donate $10,000 every month

to local, state and international charities and groups

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Bribie Island and Moreton Bay Region

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Queensland

  • endED (end Eating Disorders) – a model program of counselling and workshops

  • Butterfly Ball fundraiser for Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital Neo-Natal Unit – vouchers for guests

  • Rotary – a joint venture to bring drought affected children from western Queensland to Bribie Island for a holiday

  • GIVIT – support to fire victims in Queensland (2019)

  • Pay A Sack Forward – Every $5 Survival Sack for the homeless and needy is part-sponsored by donors

  • RizeUp Australia – services for domestic violence sufferers, eg furnishings for accommodation

  • CICADA – support for cochlear implant recipients and their families in south east Queensland

  • Drought Relief to western Queensland farmers – initiated by Bribie All-Round Tree Services

  • Broken mum’s family photoshoot appeal for 8-month old Lillian who has a limited time to live                         

  • St Vincent de Paul Society – Christmas hampers for families

  • Hear for Kids and Adult Deaf Services – for new programs to help integration into schools

  • Camp Quality Family Fun Days – vouchers for families living with cancer to visit Butterfly House

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Entrust Foundation

We support the Entrust Foundation which helps make it possible for people to give wisely and knowledgeably to life-changing projects in the hard-to-reach, neediest parts of the world. 

100% of our/your money received by Entrust goes to the people in need.  Australian staff are either volunteers or paid from other donations.

  • Trafficking education and teacher salaries for refugee children in Myanmar

  • Quarry to classroom - education for 600 Indian untouchable class children 

  • life skills for pregnant teenagers in Uganda – for rape and abuse victims

  • Sulawesi Earthquake and Tsunami recovery – water storage and rebuilding 

  • Slum School Project – for snake charmers’ children in the Indian Dalit or untouchable class 

  • Clean Water, Healthy Life to poor rural communities in Cambodia

  • Women’s microfinance in Uganda and Bangladesh provides kick-start small loans for very poor rural women

  • Sewing sustainable seeds – indigenous groups in Cambodia’s highland forests

  • Integrated support for families, Thailand

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Other international

  • Disabled school Uganda - resources to expand and reach more poor rural blind and deaf students 

  • Neverthirst – clean-water wells for refugees in Sudan, plus Bio-sand filter for Cambodian school and community

  • Empower - Three deep core wells in India for clean water for the Untouchable Dalit people 

  • Eyes for India – Life changing cataract surgery

  • Health and Hygiene, Laos

  • Bihari Preschools, Bangladesh

  • A Hand up for Families, Zimbabwe