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Bega Market Place exceeds expectations raising handmade gifts for children in Ukraine through 'Make, Create and Donate' initiative

James Parker
Updated October 27 2023 - 4:29pm, first published October 26 2023 - 4:50pm
Owner of Bega Valley Market Place, Pam Burgess holding the original Bega District News article while standing alongside just a handful of care packages to be sent to Kyiv. Picture by James Parker
Owner of Bega Valley Market Place, Pam Burgess holding the original Bega District News article while standing alongside just a handful of care packages to be sent to Kyiv. Picture by James Parker

When Pam Burgess from the Bega Valley Market Place originally planned to send a bulk care package to children in Ukraine for Christmas, filled with knitted beanies, socks, cardigans and teddy bears, she thought she would have enough items to pack five cardboard boxes.

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James Parker

James Parker

Journalist

I am a regional daily news journalist on the Far South Coast of NSW aiming to immortalise the stories of everyday people through narratives. Have you got a story? Contact me on 0437 166 441 or at james.parker@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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