Flood affected people get help from Australia

In Australia, a country with a large number of Brazilians – and gauchos – news of the floods devastating the Rio Grande do Sul did not go unnoticed. In Perth, Cintia Antunes from Rio Grande do Sul says her friend Leandro, owner of the company Dome Sweets, made some sweets to sell and raise money to send to families affected by the floods. “I asked them to give me some of these sweets so that my children, Alina and Luke, could not only sell them, but also be part of this chain of solidarity, involving people from different cities and even countries. Are. In total, they sold 26 jars of sweets, totaling A$130 dollars (R$450 reais). “Although we are extremely saddened by what is happening in Rio Grande do Sul, it warms our hearts to know that we can help in some way, by donating money”, he said, a former reporter for Jornal Arrauto. Reporter.

Mobilization continues in other initiatives. Cintia reports that over the weekend, for example, a thrift store in Perth, the city where she lives, will also donate the money raised and on May 31 a solidarity show is scheduled with several Brazilian musicians living there. . “All the money collected will be sent to the state. My personal trainer friend spent a day working out in the park, bootcamp (a new sport that encourages intensity in training) and donated all the money raised from registration”, he adds.

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