Community working together to support vulnerable children

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Donate new or pre-loved items (for newborn to young-teenager (size 14)) or make a financial contribution to support our work.


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Do you have a request for goods? We work with Maternal and Child Health Workers and other community welfare agencies.

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Do you want to volunteer your time or skills to Big Group Hug? Get involved and become part of our amazing and talented team.

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3 hours ago

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We've been able to support so many families in need thanks to our volunteers' incredible work and your generous donations, but the need for help doesn't stop there.The demand for support is higher than ever, so this is where we need you! Volunteering with Big Group Hug isn't a 9 - 5 arrangement; you select when and how long and can do it as often or as little as you like! There are so many ways you can help make real change in your local community when joining the Big Group Hug team. Time-poor, but still want to extend the hug? You can donate your pre-loved goods, or provide financial donations so we can purcahse the items we're in desparate need of. ❤️Ready to volunteer or donate... ... See MoreSee Less
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1 day ago

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⚫️‍💛‍🔴 This week Big Group Hug celebrates NAIDOC Week 🟢💙⚪️We respectfully acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the lands on which we gather. We pay our respects to Elders, past, present and emerging.NAIDOC Week is such an important week to participate in, so in the spirit of learning and understanding how best to respect the culture, heritage and meanings of First Nations Peoples' we urge you to Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up!There are so many local events throughout Naarm (This is the Aboriginal place name for the area where the city of Melbourne is) and its surrounds. Visit to find an event local to you and get involved! ... See MoreSee Less
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4 days ago

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Every dollar you donate, every small pre-loved item you give for rehoming, and every minute you volunteer really does make a difference. Recently, one of our volunteer van drivers delivered items to a mum's doorstep. Items she desperately needed to take care of her baby. Items generously donated by our amazing community. Not long after, we received this email ❤️"A huge thank you from us for the help you always give so quickly and with such a great simple process. We couldn't improve the situation for our families without you! Our client was so thankful for the delivery you made today!" - on behalf of the Social Workers of a local hospital.Emails like this truly warm our hearts but also show how important our work, and your donations are!We're always in need of more volunteers to help check, pack, and deliver donations so check out to find out how YOU can help make a difference! ... See MoreSee Less
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