Springvale Community Hub

Christmas Giving Drive at the Springvale Community Hub


Springvale Community Hub is participating in a Christmas Giving Drive from 1 – 15 December 2023.

The drive will invite people to donate new items (toys, books, food material aid) this festive season to support people living in poverty. All donations received will go to local organisations helping the community.

If donating food items, please ensure use by dates are current. If you would like to buy a toy to donate, please consider buying a gift for a child aged 10+ years.

The list below is a guideline of the items that are most needed within our community

Food items

  • Olive or vegetable oil
  • Chickpeas
  • Kidney beans
  • Flour
  • Rice (Basmati/Jasmine)
  • Tinned tuna
  • White or brown sugar
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Coconut milk
  • Long life milk
  • Halal snacks
  • Instant noodles
  • Baby formula

Hygiene products

  • Sanitary pads
  • Deodorant
  • Toothpaste/Toothbrush
  • Shampoo/Conditioner
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Hand sanitiser
  • Razors
  • Baby wipes

Cleaning products

  • Detergent
  • Disinfectant
  • Toilet cleaner
  • Washing powder

Clothing (items must be new with labels attached and in original packaging)

  • Underwear and socks for men, women and children

Gifts (please do not wrap)

  • Please consider gifts for all ages and some special treats like chocolate and sweets (no perishable items)

Donations can be dropped off underneath the Christmas Tree at Springvale Community Hub from Friday 1 December until Friday 15 December 2023. 

The hub has partnered with community advocacy and the consortium of agencies established through the development of the anti-poverty strategy. 

Council thanks you for all your support.