Four volunteers, driven by faith and a trusty van, arrived at Lismore on Wednesday armed with curry and rice to serve to displaced residents.
These four Sikh volunteers are providing much-needed support to those affected by the floods in NSW.
It took 34 hours on an uncertain journey with many blocked bridges and flooded highways, but these four volunteers managed to make it to the flood-ravaged community of Lismore in NSW.
Fuelled by faith, not-for-profit organisation Sikh Volunteers Australia first travelled from their home base in Melbourne to Woolgoolga, a small NSW town south of Lismore, to provide food to displaced Australians who have been forced to evacuate their homes.
But after noticing more support was needed up north, they packed their bags and hopped into the van again.
With the Pacific Highway blocked and routes disrupted, it took them a day-and-a-half to reach their final destination: Lismore. ….Read More
(Article courtesy of SBS NEWS)