The end of 2019 has seen the most catastrophic bushfire season across Australia.
Many of us have experienced feelings of overwhelm, heartache, frustration and anger at what has (and at the time of writing this, still is) happening.
When our emotions rise like this, we tend to start pointing fingers and laying blame as a way to vent those emotions. Alternatively, we roll our sleeves up and get in and help in whatever capacity we have available to us.
I chose the latter option and this year volunteered as a transport driver for The Rescue Collective (an NFP organisation that provides much needed supplies to rescuers and carers of animals and wildlife)
But I never expected to spend 5 days across the end of 2019 and beginning of 2020 driving from Brisbane to Cairns and back in a truck!
It was so worth it to see the joy and pure gratitude on the faces of the rescuers and of course, to get to cuddle the animals along the way. So I thought I would share a little of the EPIC...