Refugee Week Food Gift Card Drive

An invitation from Queenscliff Rural Australians for Refugees

We are a community group working for a humane and welcoming policy towards refugees and people seeking asylum. We invite you to help provide practical support to vulnerable local people in Refugee week June 16th to 22nd.

Lend a hand of welcome, a hand of support

Simply purchase a Supermarket food gift card

from Coles, Woolworths, or Aldi – $20-$50

Make your Gift Card Donation between the following dates 

Saturday 1st June to Friday 21st June


Queenscliff – Queenscliff Visitor Information Centre, Wiring Wiring Queenscliff Hub 49-55 Hesse St

Ocean Grove – Bellarine Training and Community Hub, 1 John Dory Drive

Drysdale – Springdale Neighbourhood Centre, 17-21 High St

Your gift card will help to support vulnerable people seeking asylum, and people who have been granted temporary refugee protection living in the wider Geelong region who have no access to government income support.

This will be done through The Welcome Place, a volunteer run program of Wesley Church Geelong which offers information and referrals, activities, English practice, job-seeking support and emergency relief through a food bank ensuring access to food during periods of unemployment, underemployment, or illness.

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