• 30/11/2012 /  Children's Fund

    Dear Karuna Friends,

    We are currently putting together an exciting raffle prize for our Christmas fundraiser!

    Any donations for the hampers would be greatly appreciated (for example food items, household items, gift vouchers etc) which could be used in a Raffle prize on that day.

    There will be a collection box for these items at the next Meditation meetings on the 4th or 6th of December, or for other arrangements please contact Nathalie on 0403 725 386. Bring an item and be entered in the raffle.

    Proceeds from the evening and the raffle prize will go towards the Fukushima Project. Details for the project can be found here at our new website.

    Details to come shortly regarding our Christmas Gathering on the 16th of December! So stay tuned and please keep this date in your diary!

    Warm wishes,
    Karuna Foundation Children’s Fund Fundraising Committee

  • 30/11/2012 /  Children's Fund, News

    Come visit our new website, now live at  The Karuna Fukushima Project. Read the latest news about Karuna’s Fukushima Children Australia Respite Care Program planned for August 2013 and how you can get involved. Tell us what you think by contacting Nara here or by phone on 02 9929 8643.  Feel free to e-mail or phone to express your interest!

  • 12/11/2012 /  Children's Fund

    Dear Karuna Foundation  Children’s Fund Members and Karuna Friends,

    This is to let you know that our AGM will be held as follows:

    Date: Tuesday 27th November
    Time: 8:30 pm (after meditation meeting)
    Venue: 150 Walker Street, North Sydney NSW 2060

    This is an excellent opportunity to hear about our achievements, thanks to your ongoing support.

    There will be an update on our exciting new activity for 2013 and beyond, the Fukushima disaster children’s respite project.

    An agenda and nominations for positions  will follow.

    If you have any queries, or to RSVP, please contact our Chair, Karina at karina [at] thekarunafoundation [dot] org [dot] au



    Rob & Coni (Co-Secretaries)


  • 03/11/2012 /  Children's Fund

    The warmer weather is approaching and we think that it is time for some fun social events!

    Our first dinner together was a big success with a great time had by all who attended, and we were able to raise much needed funds to improve the heating at the Karuna Centre. Thank you so much to all who attended!!

    Our next social gathering will be held next Friday the 9th at a Cafe in North Sydney which one of our members has recently opened up.

    Date: Friday 9th November

    Time: 6:30PM
    Place: Passeggio Espresso Bar (Mark’s Cafe) 121 Walker St North Sydney
    Price: $35 for a special menu that Mark is organising for us which includes hot and cold beverages (optional additional $5 donation to Karuna Foundation Children’s Fund)

    In addition to this event, we are in the process of finalising details for our end of year gathering which is set to be held in the evening of Sunday December 16th. Please save the date! More details to come!

    Please reply to Karina here as soon as possible so we have an idea of how many to expect.

    Looking forward to seeing you!

    Best Regards,

    The Karuna Fundraising Team