Tender Funerals - A Community Undertaking

Port KemblaPort Kembla Community Project Inc

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$86,025

Raised of $199,000 AUD

Fundraising ended on Jul 15, 2014
344 supporters
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$25.00

A Tender Funerals badge is a thoughtful way to show your support of our project. Attach it to your clothes or a bag and strike up a conversation about what we're doing and why it matters to you. You'll also get our thanks by email and social media.

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$25.00

A Tender Funerals patch is a thoughtful way to show your support of our project. Sew it to your clothes or a bag and strike up a conversation about what we're doing and why it matters to you. You'll also get our thanks by email and social media.

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$50.00

A DVD of the film Tender: "Set against the stunning backdrop of the industrial seaside town of Port Kembla, a feisty and resilient community group have determined to take back the responsibility that most of us leave to someone else – to care for their own dead. Scattered throughout are stories that cut to the core revealing why this small band have decided to take on a practice that for most is taboo." Please note that we can ship the DVD worldwide. You'll also receive our thanks, of course, by email and social media.

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$100.00

You can receive a copy of the Tender DVD, plus a Tender Funerals badge and patch, or any combination that you choose. You will also get a personalised thank you plus a digital shout-out!

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$150.00

A unique memorial piece designed to compliment the grieving process, the 'Remembrance Brooch’ comes as a plaster cast knot that over time and use wears away to reveal a solid bronze knot within. At this level, you can also opt for a substitute reward at any lesser amount. You will receive a personalised thank you and a mention on our social media channels.

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$250.00

Death and Dying Workshop with Zenith Virago from the Natural Death Centre. With almost 20 years of experience, Zenith can speak to all aspects of the end-of-life, and she does so with warmth, compassion and clarity. From legal planning to ceremonies, health care choices to ceremonies, Zenith will customise a workshop for the desires of our donors. Please note this workshop is strictly limited to 15 attendees. It will be held at the Port Kembla Community Centre at a date to-be-determined for the benefit of all attendees. You'll also receive a personalised thank-you and a digital high-five on social media.

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$500.00

You can receive a Remembrance Brooch, a copy of the Tender DVD, plus a Tender Funerals badge and patch, or any combination that you choose. You will be invited to a "Tea and Tour" after we have secured and outfitted a premises. You will receive a personalised thank-you in the form of a letter and/or phone call, and a mention on social media, if you like.

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$5,000.00

You can receive a coffin from The Australian Handcrafted Coffin Company. "Established in 2013 in response to the demand for environmentally and socially responsible coffins and caskets in Australia." These coffins are beautiful, unique and sensitive in all the ways that matter, from wood source, to lining materials, etc. which ensures minimal environmental impact. You will be invited to a "Tea and Tour" after we have secured and outfitted a premises. You will receive a personalised thank-you in the form of a letter and/or phone call, and a mention on social media, if you choose. PLEASE NOTE: We are not able to deliver a coffin outside of the Wollongong LGA but we are happy to hold one in production or on site for pick-up or alternative delivery options.

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$10,000.00

You will be entitled to the funeral services provided by Tender Funerals for yourself or a loved one. This includes assistance in planning both legal and love documents, transport and storage (if needed), a shroud or cardboard coffin (you can speak with us about other options), advise and assist with washing and dressing as required, use of the cool plate, and services of a celebrant (for advice or service). PLEASE NOTE: This service is only available after the establishment of Tender Funerals and only within the Wollongong and Shellharbour LGAs, Australia. The service does not include burial or cremation services; we are happy to walk you through all the options, in advance or otherwise. In addition to the services, you will be invited to a "Tea and Tour" after we have secured and outfitted a premises. You will receive a personalised thank-you in the form of a letter and/or phone call, and a mention on social media, if you choose.

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