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As a not for profit organisation, Doncare receives funding from Manningham City Council and the State and Commonwealth governments to run its major programs. Additionally we receive donations from the general public and various philanthropic trusts and businesses.

What does my Donation or Bequest support?

Donations of money, goods and services to Doncare are used to support programs like:

Emergency Relief in the form of food and vouchers;

The Back to School program where school supplies are provided to disadvantaged children at the beginning of the year;

The Joining In program where funds are provided to enable children living in unusual disadvantage to participate in activities that are considered normal and accessible for their peer group;

The Plight of the Pensioner Fund to support pensioners with everyday expenses such as household bills, pharmaceutical expenses, transport costs etc;

The Dorothy Rose Fund aims to improve the quality of life for women recovering from domestic violence through financial and practical support;

The Social Support program provides groups and outings to reduce the isolation of elderly citizens;

The Family Services program offers a range of services for families experiencing difficulties;

A low cost Counselling service; and

The Winter Warmth program helps to subsidise struggling Manningham pensioners with their utility bills. An article in the Manningham Leader launched this innitiative in 2011, see here.


Donations of good quality, clean, saleable item can be made to any one of our opportunity shops. Please contact the Doncare office on 9856 1500 to enquire about the suitability of large furniture items you would like collected.

The funds raised through Doncare's op shops fund various Doncare programs and services. Clients are also referred to the shops for clothing, household goods and furniture.


If you would like to make a donation, please download the pledge form here and follow the instructions on the form. 

Doncare accepts direct debit, VISA, MasterCard, cash and cheques made out to Doncare.

By Credit Card online please click here

By phone: (03) 9856 1500

By mail or

Doncare at:
Manningham City Square
Suite 4, Level 1, 687 Doncaster Road

Download Donation form here

Donations $2 and over are tax deductible.


Barry Plant East Doncaster                          Proud Supporters of Doncare

As part of a new partnership between Barry Plant East Doncaster and Doncare, Barry Plant will donate $250 for every successful sale that is referred through Doncare and $150 for every rental management for one year. To read more about this partnership, please click here. A Melbourne Eastern Weekly article also reports on this partnership. Please click here to read this article.

If you are considering selling or are curious to know the value of your property, please contact Directors James or Spiro on 9842 8888 during business hours.

For further information about Barry Plant East Doncaster, please click here.

Barry Plant sponsored the opening of Doncare's Bulleen Opportunity Shop. Please click here to read all about it.