Community Outreach

Twin Breastfeeding Cushion Hire.  For more information, email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 9889 0791. Free to CAMBA Members.

Bowen Street Community Centre supports other organisations by donations and in kind support. Below are some of the things we do that you can support us with:

Support for Asylum Seekers:

‘Regular items’ they listed are:

Oil, tea and coffee, sugar, tinned tomatoes and/or fruit, tuna (plain), long life milk, basmati rice as well as dried lentils, burghal and chick peas, snacks such as sultana packs, dried fruits, washing powder, cleaning products and toiletries.

‘Something special’ suggestions are:

Myki vouchers and Vouchers from Coles, Big W, Bunnings, Masters, Kmart, cinemas or similar stores, scarves, socks etc., sweets, biscuits, dates, Christmas cakes, soft drink, fruit juice, Christmas decoration, toys such as lego, books (preferably not soft toys) and better not wrapped so that they can be appropriately included in hampers.

If you are attending the AGM, don’t forget to bring your donations with you.

Thank you kindly for any big or small donation.

Nappy Drive:

The Nappy Drive continues to run. Thank you to all who donated. For more information, please visit The Nappy Collective website.

St Kilda Mums:

Supporting families experiencing hardship in practical partnership with maternal and child health nurses and social services delivering nursery equipment and clothing. For more information, please visit their website.

Planet Ark:

Recycle your old cartridges for Planet Ark. There is a donation bin by reception.

Coffee Project:

Help by purchasing coffee for Friends of Same to provide help for communities in East Timor with education, health, training, project developtment and community development.

Recycling Reading Glasses:

Recycle your old reading glasses and support third world countries. There is a donation bin by reception.

Mobile Phone Recycling Program:

Recycle your old mobile phones and support Scope. Please pass donations to Mary L at reception.

Bra collection:

Thanks to those that have supported the cause. We have a been overwhelmed with your support and now have more than we need for the near future. If you would still like to help, Uplift Project are taking monatary donations. Please go to their website to make your donation.

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