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Please support the following charities that are needy and deserved of your help. Supporting Australian's in need, as one day you may need their help!
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⊜ Level 1, 340 Bell Street Preston
The Leukaemia Foundation is the only national not for profit organisation dedicated to the care and cure of patients and families living with leukaemias, lymphomas, myeloma and related blood disorders ..
Life's Little Treasures Foundation
⊜ Level 1, 203 Riversdale Road Hawthorn
The Life's Little Treasures Foundation is Australia's foremost charity dedicated to providing support, friendship and information, specifically tailored for families of children born premature or sick ..
⊜ 13 Adolph Street, Richmond
Lighthouse Foundation Giving Homeless Kids a Future The Problem: In Australia, over 105,000 people are homeless on any given night. Around half of them are under 24 years of age. The Lighthou ..
Little Sisters of the Poor
⊜ 112B St George's Road, Northcote
The Little Sisters of the Poor arrived in Melbourne on 5 November 1884 and quickly set to work caring for elderly and destitute citizens from a terrace house in Victoria Parade, Fitzroy. A few mon ..
Love Your Sister
âLove Your Sister' is a million-strong village of everyday Aussies committed to vanquishing all cancers with hard science. It started with an insane dare. Co-Founder Connie Johnson dared her youn ..
⊜ Melbourne Melbourne
m.a.d.woman is committed to encouraging, inspiring and enabling people to make a positive difference in the environment, community and to the lives of people who need support. Anyone can make a fe ..
Maddie Riewoldt's Vision | MRV
Maddie Riewoldt's Vision Bone marrow failure syndrome #FightLikeMaddie Maddie Riewoldt's Vision is an initiative of the Snowdome Foundation, a registered Deductible Gift Recipient with the Austra ..
⊜ Level 1, 620 Church Street Richmond
Make-A-Wish Australia is a non-profit organisation; its mission is to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. ..
Maneki Neko Cat Rescue
⊜ Lower Templestowe
Maneki Neko Cat Rescue is a registered charity operating in Victoria, Australia. Maneki Neko Cat Rescue was established in 2012 after many years of informal rescue. Maneki Neko is specifically ..
Margaret Pratt Foundation
⊜ 15 Brookville Road Toorak
The Margaret Pratt Foundation Heart Lung Transplant Trust is a registered charity whose aim is to encourage, develop and maintain Australia's world class expertise in the field of organ transplantatio ..
McAuley Community Services for Women
⊜ 18 Robertson Street, Kensington
McAuley Community Services for Women provides much needed services for women and their children who are escaping family violence, and for women who are homeless. Following in the footsteps of Cathe ..
A story well known in Australia, Jane and Glenn McGrath's much-publicised experience with breast cancer led to the formation of what has become one of Australia's most respected and recognised chariti ..
Melbourne City Mission
⊜ 164-180 Kings Way South Melbourne
We're Melbourne's oldest charity on a mission to end disadvantage and improve the lives of every person in Victoria suffering hardship. Melbourne City Mission is a charity organisation that assist ..
Melbourne Op Shops
Regardless of what we call them.. Op Shops, Opportunity Shops, Bargain Centres and Charity shops are great places to pick-up a bargain and support charities. Below is a list of the best known Melbo ..
Melbourne Shopping Tours | Fundraiser
Melbourne Shopping Tours is a great way to fundraise and enjoy a fun day out. For almost 30 years we have been organising shopping tours - taking groups to some of Melbourne's best warehouse shoppi ..
Menzies Inc is a not for profit organisation which provides, through funding and partnership opportunities, support to equip young people who can no longer live with their natural families, with the l ..
Mind Australia is a leading provider of community mental health services. We support people to live connected, productive and satisfying lives. Established nearly 40 years ago, Mind Australia is a ..
MS | Multiple Sclerosis Australia
⊜ 54 Railway Rd Blackburn
Multiple Sclerosis Society has been supporting and helping people with multiple sclerosis (MS) since 1956. Through an extensive network of centres, branches, support groups and health services, MS ..
Murdoch Children's Research Institute
⊜ Flemington Road, Parkville
MCRI specialises in discoveries that transform child health. Murdoch Childrens Research Institute is the preeminent child health research institute in Australia, and is recognised globally for its ..
Muscular Dystrophy Australia
⊜ 111 Boundary Road North Melbourne
Muscular Dystrophy Australia (MDA) was established in 1984 as a support group for families who were affected by Muscular Dystrophy (MD). The growth of MDA has been commensurate with the societal n ..
mycause is a social enterprise established in 2007 to allow charities, volunteer organisations and community groups the potential to utilise the power of the internet to enhance their fundraising ende ..
Myeloma Foundation of Australia Inc
⊜ 335 Swan St, Richmond
The Myeloma Foundation of Australia is passionate about assisting and improving the quality of life of Australians living with myeloma. MY Foundation understands the myeloma experience and empathi ..
National Breast Cancer Foundation
The National Breast Cancer Foundation is the leading community-funded organisation in Australia raising money for research into the prevention and cure of breast cancer. We are privileged to work w ..
⊜ Carrum Downs
We are a group of people who knit, sew or crochet items for donation to the needy of Melbourne. We are looking for people with these talents to help us to bring a smile to someone in need. Ple ..
Neko HQ | Cat Lounge
⊜ 120 Regent St Preston
The Cat Lounge at Neko HQ in Preston is a luxurious space to relax and enjoy the company of cats. No cages, just spaces for cats and kittens to be the most curious, cutest and engaging creatures t ..
Nepal Glaucoma Eye Clinic Association
Created in Melbourne, the Nepal Glaucoma Eye Clinic has treated more than 3,000 patients per year since 2006, both at the Tilganga Eye Centre (Kathmandu) and in outreach programs. Any help and advi ..
New Melbourne Browncoats
⊜ Grattan Street Parkville
In 2011, Melbourne Browncoats became New Melbourne Browncoats, Inc. Why the change? We believe that the best way to preserve and build our local Browncoat community, both now and in the future, is to ..
⊜ 1283 Malvern Road Malvern
Noah's Ark is a not-for-profit community organisation providing early childhood intervention and inclusion support services to children with disabilities and other additional needs. We are the lar ..
Odyssey House Victoria
⊜ 660 Bridge Road Richmond
Odyssey House recognises that alcohol and other drug problems can have a significant impact on children and other family members. The aim of Odyssey House is to create and sustain environments for ..
Ovarian Cancer Australia
⊜ Level 1, 210 Lonsdale Street Melbourne
Ovarian Cancer Australia was founded by people directly affected by ovarian cancer who wanted to raise awareness of the disease and support those who had been affected. This group included Nicole L ..
Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation (OCRF)
⊜ Level 1, 459 Toorak Road, Toorak
The Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation Inc (OCRF) was established in May 2000 and led by eminent gynaecological oncology specialist, Chairman/Co-Founder Associate Professor Thomas Jobling and Business ..
⊜ 132 Leicester Street, Carlton
Oxfam Australia is part of a global movement of dedicated people working hard to fight poverty and injustice. Join the global movement dedicated to fighting poverty and injustice around the world. ..
⊜ Level 3, 150 Albert Road, South Melbourne
Oz Child is a not-for-profit organisation which aims to enhance the opportunities and well being of children and young people, especially those who are disadvantaged or at risk. Oz Child, through ..
OzHarvest | Rescuing Food for Charity
⊜ 738 Waverley Rd Malvern East
OzHarvest collects excess food and delivers it, free of charge, to organizations that feed disadvantaged men, women and children in our community. Every day in our city, thousands of kilos of high- ..
⊜ 587 Canterbury Road, Surrey Hills
Parkinson's is one of the most common brain (neurological) conditions. It can affect adults of any age. Every day in Australia, 30 people are diagnosed with Parkinson's. While the age of onset is ..
Pet Medical Crisis Fund
Pet Medical Crisis (PMC) is a registered not-for-profit charity with DRG (donations over $2 are tax deductible). PMC aims to assist pensioners and disadvantaged pet owners in Victoria who cannot affo ..
⊜ 211 Chapel Street Prahran
Established in 1946 Prahran Mission, an agency of the Uniting Church in Australia, provides emergency relief services to those experiencing poverty, homelessness and economic disadvantage as well as r ..
Project Walk | Melbourne
The goal of Project Walk Melbourne is an advanced boot camp centre for people with Spinal Cord Injury located on the outskirts of Melbourne. We're a group of people who've been brought together as ..
⊜ Mount Martha
Purple Soup provides challenging, activity based programs for children and their families affected by serious illness. These adventures are designed to rebuild confidence, self esteem, trust and co ..
The Pyjama Foundation was founded in 2004 to give children in foster care the opportunity to change the direction of their lives with learning life skills and confidence. Alarmed at the statistics ..
⊜ Level 1, 118 Lee Street, Carlton North
Raise Foundation is a registered Australian charity which provides mentoring programs for young people in high schools and in the community. Our mentoring programs provide a community of support ar ..
Reach has been making a positive impact in the lives of young Australians for nearly two decades. Reach believes that every young person should have the support and self-belief they need to fulfil ..
Here you'll find a whole bunch of info on Reach Out!, our projects, our partners, how you can get involved, resources, and what inspires us to do the work we do. ..
⊜ 115B Ferrars Street, South Melbourne
We are committed to encouraging people experiencing disadvantage to become actively involved in sport, recreation and arts programs to ensure positive health outcomes throughout the community. RecL ..
Red Nose | SIDS & Kids
⊜ Suite 17, 75 Lorimer Street Docklands
Red Nose is Australia's leading authority on safe sleep and pregnancy, and bereavement support for families affected by the death of a child. Annually, 3,200 Australian families experience the sudd ..
Riding for the Disabled Association of Victoria
⊜ 400 Epsom Road, Flemington
RDAV is a grass roots volunteer based organisation which has 36 centres, 1200 riders, 1100 volunteers and 200 coaches across Victoria. We are proud to have offered our services for 40 years in Vic ..
⊜ www.ripple.org Melbourne
ripple generates money for charity in two unique ways: Click links to fight poverty. Search to fight poverty. ripple works because it is a win for everybody ripplers (that's you) have acces ..
Rotary Clubs in Melbourne
A listing of all Rotary clubs in Metropolitan Melbourne with links to full details for meeting places and times. Rotary Clubs of Melbourne Albert Park Wed 6.00 for 6.30 start Livesaving Victo ..
Royal Children's Hospital Good Friday Appeal
⊜ Level 4, 50 Flemington Road Parkville
Good Friday Appeal is the official charity organising the Royal Children's Hospital's Good Friday Appeal event broadcast on Channel Seven. The Good Friday Appeal is a unique fundraising activity th ..
⊜ Corner Burwood Hwy and Middleborough Rd Burwood East
RSPCA = Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Victoria) The Victorian Society for the Protection of Animals was established in 1871. The RSPCA boasts a magnificent shelter and ..
Sacred Heart Mission
⊜ 87 Grey Street St Kilda
Sacred Heart Mission has a long history of effectively assisting the most disadvantaged members of our community to rebuild their lives, since opening our doors in 1982. Our network of second hand ..
Salvation Army | Doncaster
⊜ 37 Taunton St Doncaster East
Doncaster Salvation Army centre services the needs of the very large City of Manningham. We commenced 'replanting' three years ago, this is being slowly achieved through a 'community development' a ..
Save the Children
⊜ Level 6, 250 Victoria Parade, East Melbourne
Save the Children is Australia's leading independent emergency relief and development organisation for children. We save and protect children's lives and strive to give every child a safe and happ ..
⊜ 18 St Heliers Street Abbotsford
Scope is one of the largest providers of services to people with a disability in Victoria, and one of the largest not-for-profit organisations in Australia. Our mission is to support people with a dis ..
⊜ 73 McClure Road, Kensington
SecondBite rescues and redistributes fresh, nutritious food to over 1,100 community food programs across Australia. Since 2005, SecondBite has redistributed over 12.5 million kilograms of food, enough ..
Seeing Eye Dogs Australia
⊜ 17 Barrett Street Kensington
From its inception in 1960, Seeing Eye Dogs Australia, a division of Vision Australia, has remained a user-driven organisation. The attention, care and involvement we give to each of our clients a ..
Short Back & Sidewalks
Haircuts for the Homeless - Free of Charge, Free of Judgement Short Back & Sidewalks, the project offering haircuts to those in need, is officially registered as a Not-For-Profit organisation. Thos ..
⊜ 144 High Street, Prahran
The Song Room is a national not-for-profit organisation that brightens the futures of Australia's most disadvantaged children with tailored, high-quality music and arts programs, delivered in partners ..
Spina Bifida Foundation of Victoria Inc
⊜ 4th Floor Ross House, 247 - 251 Flinders Lane Melbourne
The Spina Bifida Foundation of Victoria was founded in the mid 1990s by a group of parents, physiotherapists and doctors concerned about improving services for people with spina bifida, the second mos ..
Spinal Muscular Atrophy Association of Australia Inc.
⊜ Suite 28 Building 4. 195 Wellington Rd Clayton
Spinal Muscular Atrophy Association of Australia Inc. are dedicated to providing support to those suffering from all types of SMA along with their families! Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) is a rare ..
St Mary's House of Welcome
⊜ 165-169 Brunswick St Fitzroy
St Mary's House of Welcome stands with the vulnerable and disadvantaged, offering support, solutions and hope. Each year, St Mary's House of Welcome serves over 42,000 meals and provides essential ..
Starlight Children's Foundation
⊜ 128 Jolimont Rd, East Melbourne
Our mission is to brighten the lives of all seriously ill and hospitalised children and their families, throughout Australia. Our hospital programs include Starlight Express Rooms, Starlight Fun C ..
Storehouse Charity supports men and women struggling with addiction via our rehab clinic. Storehouse is a charity that was formed out of a genuine concern and passion for reaching and impacting dis ..
In Victoria, there are over 7000 12-24 year olds living on the streets each night. STREAT wants to these young people with a pathway off the street and into a secure job within the foodservice industr ..
⊜ PO Box 9100 Camberwell
StreetSmart Australia was established in 2003 to support and strengthen smaller, grassroots community organisations helping the homeless. These smaller organisations are critical in helping many p ..
Street Smart Life Packs
You see them every day, now it is your turn to step up and make a difference. By giving back some simple necessities that people use every day without thinking you can put some colour back into somebo ..
Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes Foundation
⊜ Noble Park
Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndrome or Sudden Adult Death Syndrome as the title implies, culminates in a person dying very suddenly and unexpectedly. Sudden death in the family is particularly trauma ..
Established in 2006, the Summer Foundation is committed to growing a movement that will resolve the issue of young people living in nursing homes. Supporting, informing and empowering people with disa ..
The Alannah and Madeline Foundation
⊜ Level 1, 256 Clarendon Street South Melbourne
The Alannah and Madeline Foundation is a national charity protecting children from violence and its devastating impact. The Foundation was set up in memory of Alannah and Madeline Mikac, aged 6 an ..
The Babes Project
The Babes Project is changing the way Australians approach crisis pregnancy by supporting women in the perinatal period. By addressing challenges and allowing space for her to create a future for ..
The Butterfly Foundation
⊜ PO Box 453 Malvern
The Butterfly Foundation was founded in August 2002 by Claire Vickery who found many 'gaps' in the public health system for those suffering from eating disorders. The Foundation is a community bas ..
The Conscious Closet
⊜ Queen Victoria Women's Centre - Basement level 210 Lonsdale Street Melbourne
The Conscious Closet is the retail social enterprise for not-for-profit organisation Fitted for Work. Located in the iconic Queen Victoria Women's Centre on Lonsdale St in Melbourne's CBD, The Co ..
The East West Overseas Aid Foundation
⊜ 247 Flinders Lane Melbourne
The East West Overseas Aid Foundation is a volunteer driven Australian overseas aid foundation which aims to ease the suffering of disadvantaged people overseas through a range of health care, child r ..
The Gutsy Challenge
The Gutsy Challenge is the largest national healthy eating activity for children in Australia. It is a cancer fundraiser that challenges children to eating 2 fruit and 4 veg a day for 1 week. C ..
The Kids' Cancer Project
The Kids' Cancer Project is an independent national charity supporting childhood cancer research. Since 1993, thanks to strong community support, the charity has contributed tens of millions of do ..
The OTIS Foundation
⊜ Shop 24, Bendigo Bank Central, Bendigo
The OTIS Foundation is a charity dedicated to providing a national network of retreat accommodation properties at no cost to anyone who has faced the challenges of breast cancer. The hundreds of gu ..
The SALT Foundation
⊜ 101 Ramu Parade, Heidelberg West
The SALT Foundation vision is to be partnering in our small way with those on the journey to make poverty history. With those who stand for justice and advocate basic human rights for all. Chil ..
The Salvation Army
⊜ 1, 828 Sydney Road Coburg North
God help the salvo's - who do a fantastic job.. pop along and see them! One of the more distinctive denominations of the Christian Church, The Salvation Army operates as both a church and a network ..
The Smith Family
⊜ 73 Wellington Street, Collingwood
The Smith Family is a national charity helping young Australians in need to get the most out of their education, so they can create better futures for themselves. Our vision A better future for yo ..
The Trading Circle
The Good Shepherd Trading Circle is a non-profit company established by the Good Shepherd Sisters in Australia in 1995 to support women in micro-enterprises initiated by the Sisters internationally. ..
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