Local charities

Dandelion Support Network
Address: Caringbah
About Business:

Run by volunteers who process donated nursery equipment & children’s clothes for distribution to families in need through support agencies and hospitals.

Share the Dignity
Address: Multiple Shire locations
About Business:

Sanitary items should be a right NOT a privilege.
We were shocked to hear about homeless women and the difficulties they face when getting their period.

This organisation’s mission is to ensure everyone is afforded the dignity they deserve.

One Meal – Sutherland Shire
Address: Old Princess Hwy, Sutherland
Phone/Mobile: 0478 478 464
About Business:

One Meal – Sutherland, an arm of One Meal – It Makes A Difference, was founded in July 2016 after realising a lack of adult male homeless support, and an unexpectedly high number of homeless in general in the Sutherland Shire.

Shire Animal Rescue
Phone/Mobile: 0451 919 352
About Business:

Sutherland Shire based Animal Rescue.

Currently NOT a registered charity but donations (funds and/or food) are welcomed.

Urban Food Care
Address: 13/800-812 Old Illawarra Road
Phone/Mobile: 9532 1622
About Business:

Urban Food Care is a charity offering low cost grocery & fresh food items in Menai. Our aim is to help support individuals & families who may need a hand accessing basic food items and other necessities due to long or short term financial difficulty.
If you hold a Centrelink Pension, Concession or Health Care Card or have recently experienced financial hardship, please drop into the shop & see how we may be able to help you. The shop is open to members during school terms:
· Thursdays 5pm to 7pm – with a free BBQ dinner
· Fridays 9.30am to 11.30am – with free morning tea
Membership is $5 per year, which gives access to heavily discounted groceries and a range of free items such as fruit, vegetables, bread, meat and other items as they become available.
Shop location: 13/800-812 Old Illawarra Road, Menai NSW 2234,
For more information drop into the shop or contact Gail on 9532 1622 or email urbanfoodcare@urbanlife.com.au