Gifts For Families.

After another difficult year, many of us are looking forward to celebrating Christmas. But for families struggling to get by, there won’t be much joy this Christmas.

Your donation goes directly to Uniting in Barwon Christmas Gifts For Families program.

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Gifts For Families - Barwon.

We have seen a significant increase in people accessing our emergency food services throughout the year, so we anticipate the need for Christmas support will be greater than previous years.

Last year we were overwhelmed with requests for assistance and unfortunately, we weren’t able to help everyone. This year it is our goal to assist every family in need so that no child will go without a gift this Christmas.

Your generosity can help bring joy this Christmas

There are many ways you can support a local Christmas Appeal.

Donate a gift

We need brand new (unwrapped) gifts suitable for children aged 0 to 17 years. Popular gifts include toys, sports equipment, and clothing. Where to drop off gifts.

Donate an e-gift card
Buy an e-gift card online and email it to us: [email protected] A great option for older children (12 to 17).
Donate non perishable food

You can ensure families don't go without this Christmas. Where to donate food.

Buy a gift online

Purchase a toy online and have it delivered directly to us.

Send directly to:
Uniting Op Shop
10 Wendover Avenue
Norlane 3214

Even the smallest donation can help.

Your donation goes directly to Uniting in Barwon Christmas Gifts For Families program. All money raised will be used to purchase gifts.

Drop off locations

Uniting Op Shop Geelong West

Shop 8 23-27 Pakington Street, Geelong West, 3218

Mon – Sat 9am to 5pm

Uniting Op Shop Highton

8 Porter Avenue, Highton 3216

Mon-Fri 10am to 4pm

Family Pet & Aquarium

156 Marshaltown Road, Grovedale, 3216

Mon – Sun 9am – 5.30pm

We Rock the Spectrum

170 Marshaltown Road, Grovedale, 3216

Mon – Sun 9.30am – 6pm

Pets Domain

Tenancy 2/470-510 Princes Hwy, Corio, 3214

Mon – Fri 9am – 5.30pm
Sat 9am – 5pm
Sun 9am – 4pm

Uniting Op Shop Norlane

10 Wendover Avenue, Norlane, 3214

Mon – Fri 10am to 4pm

Uniting Op Shop Point Lonsdale

Shop 2, 83 Point Lonsdale Road, Point Lonsdale, 3225

Mon – Sat 11am to 2pm

Champians IGA Grovedale Central

79 Heyers Road, Grovedale, 3216

Mon – Wed 7am – 8pm
Thurs – Sat 7am – 9pm
Sun 8am – 8pm

Geelong Bank

03 5225 2145

107 Gheringhap Street, Geelong, 3220

Mon 9am-5pm
Tues 10am-5pm
Wed-Fri 9am-5pm

Uniting Op Shop East Geelong

Shop 8,  136-146 Ormond Road, East Geelong 3219

Mon-Fri 10am to 3pm

Uniting Grovedale

Albert Renshaw Building, 272 Torquay Road, Grovedale, 3216

Mon – Fri 9am – 1pm

Champions IGA Grovedale East

142-146 Marshaltown Road, Grovedale, 3216

Mon – Sat 7am – 9pm

Coles Corio Village

Purnell Road, Corio, 3214

Mon – Sun 6am – 10pm

Get in touch

Got questions?

If you would like to know more about Christmas appeals in Barwon please call.

Call us on
0407 199 622