GOG Member Quotes

  • “Making Gogsters (during the Covid19 Lockdown) has absolutely saved my sanity! I am having way too much fun”.
  • ‘GOG is more than just a social craft group, it is about the creation of Goodies that are ‘Good Omens’ for the patients, family and staff of Canberra’s Hospitals, and ‘Good Omens’ for those who make them, especially in these Covid-19 times”
  • “(GOG) is a very open and friendly group of people where you can find and be yourself”…”the sense of community and connection, that’s what keeps me coming back…It’s a vital element of it (GOG).”
  • “A GOG stitch in is like chicken soup for the soul.”
  • “The choice that patients or family members have (over the comfort item they receive) is what sets GOG apart from all the other organisations. I LOVE that aspect of it, and truly enjoy being part of a small group that has a big impact”
  • “I found that we all have something we love doing and teaching others is one of our strengths! We were all beginners once!”
  • “I’m so inspired by the creativity of everyone in this group! It’s a privilege to support you Mary.”
  •  “It’s important that we keep fulfilling that niche job that was ‘entrusted’ to us. We make an enormous difference where very few others step up”
  • “I’m so grateful to be part of this amazing group. It’s so uplifting to read these posts”
  •  “I’m very honoured to be a member of your wonderful group, you bring smiles and joy unexpectedly”
  • “It’s wonderful for us as volunteers to link arms with you (Canberra Health Services) as an organisation in order to see our GOG vision come alive.”
  • “The feedback from both staff and patients encourages us to keep going and inspires us to be even more creative and innovative”.