In what has become an annual
event, more than twenty volunteers from the Oracle team volunteered in a
working bee at Moira Kelly's Children First Foundation farm in Kilmore. For the
3rd year running, the red team contributed to a great foundation
that helps the disadvantaged children from all around the world. Children First
is an Australian foundation that facilities advanced medical treatment to
children in Australia where such operations are inaccessible in their home
countries. Such operations are often life changing to these young kids.
The Oracle team work involved
gardening and maintenance activities at the farm. The energetic red team
replanted the veggie patches it has built couple of years ago, an activity that
has been reserved for Oracle every spring.
The team also painted 2 bedrooms,
cleaned all windows and cleaned and sanitised the children’s play area. The
work also involved weeding, clothes sorting and tidying up of some of the
As per every year, we also
presented the resident children with some gifts and books, Thanks to Kate
Ogilvie who arranges for the gifts every year.
The foundation's resident volunteers
enjoyed lunch with the Oracle volunteers, and thanked the team for their
contribution and ongoing support.
Many Thanks to all our volunteers
for the hard work and the great team work spirit the demonstrated. Almost
everyone last line to the farm kids and volunteers was, “see you next year!”.