Thank you for considering making a donation to Bayside Community Emergency Relief! Your help will go a long way to helping those experiencing emergencies and hardships.
You can donate any amount of course but to give you an idea, here is some information to give you an understand of some of our needs.
Please retain your receipt as all donations are tax deductible.
AGED CARE COMFORT PACKS
We produce are aged care covid comfort packs packs, which, depending on the season, include knitted beanies, lap throws, handmade cards with messages, sunhats hand cream, lip balm, large print word books, pens , soap, etc.
The aim is to support residents in not for profit aged care homes with items that will keep them warm and encourage mental stimulation.
Each pack costs us around $30
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMFORT PACKS FOR CHILDREN
We have created & donated children's packs to four organisations so far - Orange Door, Impact For Women, WAYSS and Family Life - and are expected to produce well over 1,000 packs per annum. Our packs are designed for three different age groups: 4-7, 8-12 and 13+ years of age. Drawstring bags items will depend on age and could include pencil cases, lip balm, sketch/colouring book, toothpaste, toothbrush, deodorant, etc.
Each pack costs around $50+
We get donations of items for all packs but there is a shortfall where we need to purchase items.