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How You Can Help Perth's Needy This Christmas

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A great list of how you can help some of the state's most disadvantaged people this Christmas

For so many people, Christmas is their favourite time of year filled with family, fun and festivities. But for many disadvantaged Western Australians, Christmas can be the most difficult time of the year – a time of feeling lonely or when the family budget is absolutely stretched to the limit. It’s a time of despair and desperation, but there are things you can do to help the less fortunate at Christmas. Here’s how you can help.

Christmas Lunch in the Park – Mission Australia
Wellington Square, East Perth
Tuesday, 25 December from 11:30am.
click Website

Now in it’s 43rd year, Mission Australia has hosted Christmas Lunch in the Park in Perth on Christmas Day, which provides disadvantaged Western Australians with Christmas lunch.
Volunteer applications have now closed, but you can join the waitlist here.
Alternatively, you can buy someone a Christmas lunch for just $25 by clicking here.

Image: Christmas In The Park.


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Donate online to Mission Australia
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Christmas isn’t a time of happiness and joy for a lot of people, especially the homeless.
Each year, Mission Australia helps thousands of people in need with food, accommodation, clothing and goods.
You can make a donation to Mission Australia and help those in need.

K-Mart Wishing Tree Appeal
Website

The famous Kmart Wishing Tree Appeal started in 1987 at an Adelaide store, when a team member suggested Kmart stores be the collection point for gifts for needy people.
There are two ways to give a gift - simply drop a gift off at any store, or you can can take a tag from the Wishing Tree at your local Kmart Store. On one end of the tag, note the appropriate age and gender of the gift recipient, then place the gift under the tree, and take the other half of the tag home with you.



Foodbank WA and Give A Feed
https://www.foodbankwa.org.au
Give a Feed Website

Foodbank WA is a charity dedicated providing quality food to those in the community who need it the most, and Give A Feed is an arm of the charity supporting Foodbank’s Christmas Hamper Appeal.
You can Give A Feed as a gift or donate non-perishable food items into the Giving Boxes at Perth’s shopping centres. Donations can be made throughout Christmas and into the new year.

Donate a toy or gift through the Smith Family
Website

Every year the Smith Family helps children in need by donating gift packs.
You can help by purchasing a gift pack online.
With gifts ranging in price starting from $25, there’s lots of packs to choose from to suit all budgets. You can also make a monetary donation online.

The Smith Family.


Do you want to help the needy throughout the year? Why not check out our list of places you can donate unwanted and used baby and kids goods to here.

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