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
There are ongoing 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 these facilities with items that will keep them warm and encourage mental stimulation.
Each pack costs us around $30
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMFORT PACKS FOR CHILDREN
We are donating kids packs to three organisations - Impact For Women, WAYSS and Family Life - and aiming for around 200-400 packs. They are designed for three different age groups: 3-7, 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.