Big Group Hug is a volunteer-driven not-for-profit organisation providing new and pre-loved material aid items to help families with children aged 0 to 16 years old who are experiencing hardship, disadvantage or vulnerability.   

Their headquarters is in Bundoora and they have a hub in Airport West.  The BGH team works closely with case workers, maternal & child health nurses,  other professionals and community support groups in order to protect every young child across Victoria from the adverse effects of disadvantage.

Big Group Hug accepts donations of pre-loved clothes, shoes, toys, bassinets, cots, prams, car seats, high chairs, bouncers, carriers and safety gates.

The list of acceptable items and steps to donate are on their website:  

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RIMERN is a multi club Rotary project operating Inner Melbourne, providing furniture, appliances & homewares to welfare agency clients who have experienced homelessness, domestic violence, incarceration, refugee displacement and other crises.

RIMERN accepts donations of household items. The list of items they can and can't accept is on their website:

To offer donated goods - check they are acceptable then email

Please include your name, the address for collection, contact phone number, the date they must be removed by (if applicable), list of items and pictures of the larger items.