Church hosts annual Mother's Day morning tea for charity
RAISING money for charities is just one of the many things the people at St Peter's Church are passionate about.
Church members and the Tuesday morning coffee, chat and craft group attendees are preparing for this year's Mother's Day morning tea.
The annual fundraiser has donated money to charities such as Angel Flight during the past 15 years.
This year they will donate money to an orphanage in Fiji and put some money towards postage for the group's Christmas Child hampers.
Church members Kerry Rose, Edna Kuzmic and Annslie Stovell are passionate about the charities and organisations chosen.
Every year the church participates in operation Christmas Child, where they collect gifts in shoeboxes for children in undeveloped countries.
"We fill up a shoebox with gifts for a child in a poor country," Ms Stovell said.
"It's $9 for postage so that's what we raise money for."
The money raised for the Fijian orphanage will go towards a boy who has medical problems.
"Each year a group of about 15 go to the orphanage … that's how we heard of this little boy," Ms Stovell said.
The morning tea will be held on May 9 at St Peter's, 50 J. Hickey Ave, Gladstone.
Book a spot by phoning 49785005 or 49781562.