Community working together to support vulnerable children

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Help Needed Please! We have had a request to help a lady who has left her home due to violence and will shortly give birth to her first baby. We can provide everything she needs to start her new life but no way of getting it to her. If anyone could please spare an afternoon to pick up the goods from our Rosanna facility and drop it to Eastern Health Angliss Hospital In Ferntree Gully in the next week we would be really grateful. There are some bulky items (ie. a cot) so a big boot would be ideal. If you can't, no worries, please help us out by sharing this post to your friends! Thanks Big Group Huggers. x ... See MoreSee Less

CAN YOU HELP? We have had a request to help a Syrian refugee family moving into Eltham very shortly who require two 0-4 year old car seats. Does anyone have a car seat/s they would like to donate to our new arrivals? If not, please help us spread the message and 'share' this to your friends! x ... See MoreSee Less

We got the opportunity to take part in the Banyule Parade yesterday as part of the Arty Farty Festival. Jodie, Judi, Susan and Mary walked with all those have been supported by Bendigo Bank. It was hilarious as people read their sign and asked for hugs! So of course they obliged with many hugs all the way down Burgundy Street!! Fab day had by all. X ... See MoreSee Less