Where does the money go?
Doncare’s six Opportunity Shops,
through the sale of recycled goods to the public,
directly fund services to help the most disadvantaged
members of the Manningham community. Doncare programs
support local residents from the cradle to the grave,
families with babies or young children
experiencing parenting difficulties,
low-income families with financial
isolated elderly residents,
individuals needing counselling, and
women who have experienced family
Doncare’s Opportunity Shops are
located in Bulleen, Blackburn North, Doncaster East, Lower
Templestowe, Templestowe and Forest Hill. For contact
details, please click here.
Our Shops are staffed
entirely by volunteers and the success of our Shops is
due to the tireless efforts of this dedicated team of
over 250 volunteers who willingly donate their time and
energy to work in the Shops each week.
How You Can Help
Remember Doncare when you are
having your next clean out! We welcome the donation of
your clean, good quality clothing, bric-a-brac or other
household items that you no longer want or need.
Donations can be accepted at our Op Shops during
furniture is sold at the Blackburn North store as well
as the Garage Sales held about every two months. Dates
for these sales are advertised on the Doncare home page.
If you would like to donate furniture, please ring Maria
on 9841 4215 to discuss collection.
Donations We Are Unable To
Pillows and mattresses
Cots and prams
Damaged glassware and china
Soiled clothing and manchester
We regularly require the help of
new volunteers to join our roster. If you are over 18,
enjoy meeting people and can spare a few hours per week,
please contact Marilyn Steele on 9856
1500 for more