When friends send on emails with jokes, cartoons, and so on, I usually delete them quickly, sometimes read them, but I'm a bit anxious about viruses. Anyway a Bulldogs football fan, now living in Queensland, sent on this one. It's absolutely politically incorrect, making a joke out of flood victims, flood relief and a socio-economic group of people in Melbourne. You may not realize how Collingwood Football Club is disliked intensely by most football fans of Aussie rules football. (And, there was no flood in Collingwood though that suburb isn't far from the Yarra River!)Collingwood flood victims need assistance - Please Give Generously
Torrential rain hit Collingwood in the early hours of last Friday night.
Victims were seen wandering around aimlessly, flannies soaked, woollen trackies sagging, muttering 'Faaackinell'.
Flood waters devastated the area causing approximately $30 worth of damage.
Three areas of historic burnt out cars were disturbed. Many locals were woken well before their Centrelink cheques arrived.
One resident - Maree Sharon Britney Madonna Smith, a 15-year-old mother of 5 said 'It was such a shock, my little daughter Chardonnay-Mercedes came running in to my bedroom crying. My youngest two, Joachim and River slept through it all.'
Apparently, looting, muggings and car crime were unaffected and carried on as normal.
The Australian Red Cross has so far managed to ship 4,000 crates of Woodstock cans to the area to help the stricken locals. Rescue workers are still searching through the rubble and have found large quantities of personal belongings, including Health Care Cards, Magpie Scarfs, Jewellery from Kmart and Bone China from Big W.
HOW CAN YOU HELP?
This appeal is to raise money for food and clothing parcels for those unfortunate enough to be caught up in this disaster. Clothing is most sought after - items most needed include: flannelette Shirts, tight blue jeans or spandex, singlets (blue & white) white sport socks, Ugg boots, any form of Collingwood football merchandise and any other items usually sold in Priceline or The Reject Shop.
Food parcels may be harder to come by, but are needed all the same.
Required foodstuffs urgently needed include: Microwave meals, Baked Beans, Ice cream, Chips, Fizzy drinks.
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