2020 has been a tough year for everyone, and in particular for vulnerable families and children. Support our Community
Christmas Appeal by donating toys, food hampers or gift cards and spread Christmas joy to those who need it most.
Community Christmas is an opportunity for you to support local vulnerable families this holiday season by taking part in our donation drive.
We will be collecting food hampers and gifts to deliver to families just in time for Christmas. We’d love your help to make this happen.
197 Bluff Road, Sandringham VIC 3191.
Tuesdays/Wednesdays/Thursdays from 17 November – 3 December.
What can I donate?
Due to the unpredictability of COVID, this year we are asking our community to provide specific donations in the form of complete hampers and individual toys. This will enable us to safely allocate complete packages to those in need.
Please see suggestions of acceptable hamper items and gifts on below.
Option 1: COMPLETE FOOD HAMPERS
Provide a complete hamper by filling a reusable shopping bag with a selection of these basic and seasonal food items:
- Long life milk
- Spreads (Vegemite, honey)
- Pasta sauce
- Fruit cake/mince pies
- Olive oil
- Sweet/savoury biscuits
- Condiments (mustard/sauce)
- Stock/stock cubes
- Muesli bars/snack bars
- Canned legumes
- Canned vegetables
- Dried/canned fruit
All items to be non-perishable and not expired.
Option 2: TOYS / GIFT CARD
Toy or gift cards suggested valued between $20 – $50 for the following age groups:
Age 0 – 24 months
- VTech Educational Toy
- Block Pack
- Activity Table
Age 2 – 4 years
- Cooking Play Set
- Crayons and Activity book
- Pets Alive
Age 5 – 7 years
- Crayola/Craft/Painting Kits
- Board Game
- Fur Real Pet
Age 8 – 12 years and over
- Board Game
- Science / building kit
- Sports equipment/set
- Remote control pet/car
Age 13 – 17 years
- Sports equipment eg. football
- Body care / toiletry sets
- Art supplies / stationery
- Accessories eg. hat & sunglasses
Kids Gift Card (teens, too!)
- Great for all ages, children through teens
- Find out more about participating retailers and how to purchase, click on the Kids Gift Card
Adult Home Gift Card
- Find out more on the Adult Home Gift Card
Unwrapped and non gender specific toys preferred. Donations of large gift bags are also appreciated.
Please call for donation drop-off dates and times.
Ensure gifts are donated unwrapped so they can be allocated appropriately.
Please donate by 1st December to allow time for delivery in time for Christmas.