The Kollosche People’s Ball – The STAR, 27th May 2023

WORDS: SOP - Serving Our People PHOTOGRAPHY Brian Usher - 0412910857

“No small act of kindness is ever wasted. It is the little things that add up to something extraordinary.”  YAS MATBOULY – Founder, Serving Our People

Serving Our People was founded in March 2020, at the height of the pandemic, on the Gold Coast. It has since expanded to serve Brisbane, Logan and Northern New South Wales.

Our vision is to “to deliver to anyone in need, at anytime, in any place.”

In three years we have been able to:

The needs of our most vulnerable is at the core of every decision we make.


Build a team of 2,200 volunteers who have served over 60,000 individuals doing it tough.

Provide medicines, essential goods, meals and groceries to our most vulnerable including flood affected victims, refugee families, cancer survivors, domestic violence victims, individuals with disabilities, and the elderly

Establish Queensland’s first free supermarket to help feed struggling households

Roll out donation boxes for non-perishable food items in partnership with Coles

Provide emergency relief to struggling Australians within SEQ and Northern NSW

Continuously stock and replenish

‘The People’s Market’ – the first free supermarket to help feed hungry Queenslanders

Collect & deliver more food / essential items through our logistics service

Provide fuel cards and truck rentals for our volunteers

Purchase much needed emergency relief and essential items

Roll out donation boxes to collect non-perishable items to feed hungry Australians

Facilitate emergency accommodation to assist Australians in crisis

For any further information about ‘The Kollosche People’s Ball’ or Serving Our People please email [email protected]

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