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Material Goods

Would you like to donate good quality second-hand items to asylum seekers in Melbourne’s west? One of the core purposes of West Welcome Wagon is to provide material aid to our houses in need.

The most common items we collect are:

  • Children’s items – bassinets, cots, clothing, prams, blankets and nappies (we have stringent safety requirements for children’s items.
  • Children’s Clothing
  • Adult Clothing – warm jackets and jumpers
  • Home entertainment – radios, televisions, laptops
  • Kitchen items – toasters, rice cookers, kettles, knife sets, cutlery
  • Linen – pillows, blankets, sheet sets
  • Large household items – washing machines, beds, fridges, dining tables, drawers and rugs
  • Non-perishable food and toiletries
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As the items that we give to clients are often the only one that they will have for some time, we require that all donations are in good working order with no tears, stains, chips or broken pieces.
If you have items that you would like to donate, please email us at donate@westwelcomewagon.org.au with details of what you have to donate. Please DO NOT deliver items to our warehouse without first emailing us.

We currently only operate in the Western municipalities of Melbourne, covering Brimbank, Hobsons Bay, Maribyrnong and Wyndham. Click here to see a map of the municipalities we cover. If you live outside these areas and are unable to deliver the item to our warehouse, we may not be able to accept it. A pick up for large goods such as fridges, washing machines, couches, beds, etc may be arranged if the item is located within the above municipalities. Please note as we rely on our wonderful volunteers to assist with large goods runs we may take 1-4 weeks before we are able to pick up. If you have a date you require the items to be picked up, please ensure you let us know when you email with details of your donation.

Financial Donations

West Welcome Wagon gratefully accepts financial donations. You can donate money via one of the following methods.

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Via EFT Transfer:
BSB:633 000
Account Number:150927432
Account Name: West Welcome Wagon

Please use your name as a reference. Please email us at accounts@westwelcomewagon.org.au the details for the tax deductible receipt. Once we receive these details and match it up in our bank account we will send you an email with the receipt.

Via Give Now – click below

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Give Now does not charge us commission fees and will automatically issue you a tax receipt.

Via PayPal – click below

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Please email us at accounts@westwelcomewagon.org.au for more information.

West Welcome Wagon is endorsed by the Australian Tax Office as a Public Benevolent Institution. Our ABN is 93 296 293 615.

West Welcome Wagon has Deductible Gift Recipient Status. Donations that are $2 or more are tax deductible.